IT/GISIT/GIS

The IT/GIS department is responsible for hardware, software, infrastructure and telecommunication requirements for the users working for Horry County Government. We are committed to delivering the best technology tools to county staff to enable them to accomplish their daily assignments and provide superior customer service. We are now using drone technology in a number of areas to increase efficiency and improve data quality.
Drone Projects


Functions

Application/GIS
Implements and supports all of the county's purchased applications and maintains the county's GIS database.
Infrastructure
Maintains all of the county's hardware, servers, access points, and county communications.
Programming
Develops all in house applications which include web design and app development.
Security
Delivers a proactive cybersecurity and governance program to preserve and protect county information and technology assets.

Current Projects

Cybersecurity Training and Awareness
Cybersecurity training and awareness is an ongoing effort to train users in the identification of current security threats and proper threat responses.
Disaster Recovery Data Center
The infrastructure team is configuring a redundant disaster recovery data center that would be used to continue County operations in the even a natural or man made disaster caused the primary data center to be offline
GIS Hub
This is the platform for exploring and downloading GIS data, discovering and building apps, and engaging others to solve important issues.

GIS Hub
HCCafe Mobile App
The programming team is developing a mobile app for employee use that will include county news, push notifications from HR or administration, PTO requests
HCConnect Mobile App
Version 2.0 of the HCConnect mobile app is currently being developed. Version 2 will include greater functionality for citizens to interact with Horry County Government.

FAQ

What is GIS?
An organized collection of computer hardware, software, geographic data, and personnel designed to efficiently capture, store, update, manipulate, analyze, and display all forms of geographically referenced information.
What are the benefits of GIS?
To provide improved ability to analyze information and make better informed decisions; streamline government functions; improve operational efficiency; reduce or eliminate redundancy; improve map maintenance and production efficiency and provide improved access to maps and data.
What County functions are supported by GIS?
Emergency planning and operations; land use planning; facilities management; environmental analysis; transportation planning and management; government administration and Citizen access of GIS data through the use of the Internet.

Department Well

Director of IT/GIS
Tim Oliver
Contact
Phone: (843) 915-5240
Fax: (843) 915-6240
Mailing Address
103 Elm Street
Conway, SC 29526
Physical Address
103 Elm Street
Conway, SC 29526
Office Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday through Friday

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