Presentation on theme: "Animal Feeding Operations (AFO) Requirements Phase Presented to IOWAccess Advisory Council November 7, 2007."— Presentation transcript:
Animal Feeding Operations (AFO) Requirements Phase Presented to IOWAccess Advisory Council November 7, 2007
Animal Feeding Operations DNR requests an exception from standard IOWAccess process DNR is responsible for staffing and funding of “Requirements Phase” using $50,000 FY08 legislative appropriation DNR will seek IOWAccess funding for Development in February 2008
Animal Feeding Operations Program Background 8261 Facilities tracked as of Nov. 6, 2007 Currently 112 users: Field Staff Permit Writers/Engineers Geologists & GIS specialists Supervisors & Administrators NO PUBLIC ACCESS Challenges Patchwork design Evolving regulations Advances in mapping technology Watershed-based environmental programs
Objectives of Refreshed Database Public access Improved internal communication and coordination Accurate mapped locations Availability of electronic records Improve flexibility and ease of maintenance Improve program efficiency and effectiveness Animal Feeding Operations
AFO database must track several processes and be integrated with numerous program areas Animal Feeding Operations
Timeline Project Initiation and Planning – completed –High-level estimate of 584 hours for Requirements and 1400 hours for Development, Testing, and Deployment Requirements - to be completed February 2008 –Defined using DNR’s new Software Development Standards –Refine high-level estimate for Development and Implementation Receive IOWAccess funding approval – Feb 2008 Development and testing – to be implemented Dec 2008 Animal Feeding Operations
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