The Jackson Purchase Chapter of KAPS will be hosting an in-person fall seminar taught by Stephen Chino, Jr, PLS (Bio), Roger Colburn, PLS (Bio), and Matthew Clark, PLS (Bio) on December 2nd, 2023 at the Kentucky Dam Village Inn.
8:00-12:00 The Road Less Travelled: Research and Field Techniques for Roads, Right-of-Ways and Easements in Kentucky, Presented by Stephen Chino, Jr, PLS
This 4-hour session focuses on researching road, right-of-way and easement dedications in Kentucky. As land surveyors, we are tasked with projects that often times adjoin a road or right-of-way and may spend a considerable amount of time and energy in proving its location. This course aims to help you in your research and fieldwork with real world examples and tips on how to maximize your return on time investment.
12:00-1:00 Lunch by KY Dam Village Harbor Lights Restaurant
1:00-3:00 Relative Positional Accuracy, Presented by Roger Colburn, PLS
This 2-hour presentation will review the requirements associated with reporting survey accuracy when using GPS for boundary surveys. The requirements specified in 201 KAR 18:150 for determining accuracy of measurements for GPS Surveys will be reviewed. The objective of the course will be to present a systematic approach that can be implemented by land surveyors to acquire field data properly, complete the required computations to determine relative position and report accuracy in a manner conforming to the regulatory requirements.
3:00-5:00 Kentucky Tennessee State Line, Presented by Matthew Clark, PLS
This 2-hour presentation will review some history of the state line. Highlight some interesting stories from the original source. Talk about secondhand knowledge from the recovery efforts of the past. Report some firsthand knowledge from recovering and GPS referencing the state line. Be prepared to interact with your own stories related to the specific topic.
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