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Fonthill Cemetery Project Phase 1

Ground Truth Consultants

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Agenda

Introduce Project Team Client and Business Goals Area of Study Recent Online Mapping Projects Goals and Objectives Methodologies Timeline Resources Required Cost Estimates and Budget Risks and Challenges Questions

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Consulting Team

Janet Finlay Project Advisor Chris Burland Project Manager Justyna Lisnyj Database Creation Carly La Scala Website Development Andy Goodale Surveying Noshay Matanga - Communications

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Client and Business Goals

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Recent Online Mapping Projects

Niagara Falls Municipal Cemeteries Project (20042005) Woodlawn Cemetery Grave Inventory and Mapping (2006-2007) Effort Trust Real Estate GIS (2010-2011)

Boxwell Union Cemetery Digitization (2011-2012)

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Project Goals

Online access to cemetery plot information Modernization of the data entry system Expansion of existing cemetery

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Project Objectives

Digitization of a sample of cemetery plots in Dickson, Armitage and Hansler sections Creation of an online interactive map Land survey of adjacent property for possible future expansion

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Major Deliverables

Project Proposal Report

File Geodatabase

Progress Report

Interactive Online Map and Webpage

Future Cemetery Expansion Study

Final Project Report

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Methodology 1:
Data Collection and Database Design

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Methodology 2:
Interactive Online Map and Webpage

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Methodology 3:

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Timeline
Major Project Tasks Start Date (yyyy/mm/dd)
2012-10-05 2012-10-10 2013-01-07 2013-01-07 2013-01-07 2013-04-30 2013-05-14 2012-10-10

End Date (yyyy/mm/dd)


2013-06-14 2012-12-11 2013-04-30 2013-03-21 2013-04-30 2013-05-14 2013-06-14 2013-06-14

Total Hours

Project Management Project Proposal Presentation and Report File Geodatabase Progress Report Interactive Online Map and Webpage Property Analysis and Feasibility Final Project Presentation and Report Overall Project

146 hours 100 hours 180 hours 90 hours 180 hours 48 hours 200.5 hours 944.5 hours

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Resources Required
Hardware
Dell OptiPlex 960 Desktop Processor Digital Camera Nikon DTM- 332

Data Required
Excel Spreadsheets containing Fonthill Cemetery burial information Scanned Fonthill Cemetery Logbook Digital Images Of Fonthill Cemetery Plots

Aerial/Orthophoto of Cemetery
UTM coordinates Fonthill study area plan AutoCAD Sketch of 2009 Extension of Dickson Cemetery

Software
ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop Adobe Photoshop Dropbox, file hosting service Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Microsoft Access 2010

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Cost Estimate & Budget

The Expected Total Cost of the Project Is $151,373

15,374.00 17,739.00 $200 $460 Consultant Labor Costs Travel Costs (Mileage) Incidentals $117,600 Contingencies

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Risk Assessment/Challenges

Organizational issues with large project team.


Field data collection may be hindered by poor weather, insufficient equipment resources and availability. Data transfer from old paper records may be filled with errors without guidelines in place.

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Conclusion

Photo By Riddick

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Questions?

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References

View an Interactive Map of the Cemetery Locations. N.d. http://www.niagarafalls.ca, Niagara Falls. Web. 20 Nov 2012. <http://www.niagarafalls.ca/city-hall/municipalworks/cemetery/default.asp&xgt;.