Getting Started With GIS - A Guide for Municipalities

(REVISED Oct. 2002) - A publication by MassGIS for municipalities on implementing and using geographic information systems. In .pdf format, viewable in Adobe's Acrobat Reader. 

GIS Contacts for the Massachusetts Regional Planning Agencies (RPAs)

Many of Massachusetts' RPAs have experienced GIS staff.  It is worthwhile contacting your RPA to discuss how they might work with you on your GIS project

Examples of Quantifiable GIS Benefits

Municipalities share time and dollar savings due to their GIS.

Applications of GIS

What municipalities can do with a geographic information system.

Funding Ideas and Sources

Information and Web links for covering some of the costs of developing your GIS.