County officials train with new mapping system

Judge Bob Cantrell (Source: KAIT-TV)
Judge Bob Cantrell (Source: KAIT-TV)

POINSETT COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Poinsett County officials were training on a new system Wednesday.

The GIS mapping system will compile information from multiple offices into one web-based program.

It will be a way to localize information and make communication between offices more efficient.

Poinsett County Judge Bob Cantrell says the assessor, the road department and the county clerk will all benefit from the new system.

"Once we get all the information loaded, it will be more than beneficial to the county," Cantrell said.

Cantrell said they have a few tweaks to make to the drainage maps, but the system should be operational within a week.

The changes will also be made in time before the election to make sure everyone is in the right precinct and school zones, officials said.

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