AWC GIS Consortium

Services & membership

Whether you need a little or a lot of GIS assistance, we can help. From being an on-call resource for any of your mapping or data needs, to helping your organization develop an implementation strategy for ramping up or creating your GIS program, the GIS Consortium offers a comprehensive list of services to meet your unique needs and goals. Learn more about our services by downloading our program brochure and a comprehensive list of our GIS offerings.

AWC partners with northwest GIS and data analytics consultant FLO Analytics to bring you this member service.

We can help you with:

  • GIS strategic planning
  • GIS support and system development
  • Implementing spatial tools to improve public safety planning and response
  • Asset management for public works and utilities
  • Improving community engagement through online mapping platforms and open data portals
  • Streamlining internal workflows that save time and money
  • Much more! The GIS Consortium offers a flexible membership model, where the service hours that come with each membership tier are completely flexible, and can be used towards any GIS project that will help you achieve your goals.



The GIS Consortium's flexible structure allows you to purchase just the right amount of GIS services. Each service tier comes with a free rapid GIS needs assessment and a set amount of affordable consulting hours you can use to implement the custom GIS solutions you need. Higher tiers include additional features that help you take full advantage of GIS.

To join the GIS Consortium, choose the service tier that best suits your needs, fill out our participation agreement and enrollment application (download here), and email a signed copy to Not a city? Click here for more details.

2020 rates


City fee*

Non-city fee**

Consulting hours

Needs assessment

Online data viewer***

Open Data Portal***

Tier 1






Tier 2





Tier 3




Tier 4




Cities and non-cities must be a member in good standing in the Association of Washington Cities for each year of participation

*City members also agree to pay an annual administrative service fee of $200 for Tier 1 and 2, and $400 for Tier 3 and 4.

*Non-city entity members agree to pay an annual administrative service fee in addition to the tier fee listed. For members accruing tier and hourly charges up to $200,000 over the term of their membership, the fee is 10%, 7.5% for tier and hourly charges $200,001–400,000 and 5% for charges accrued above $400,000.

***City and non-city entities must have a pre-existing ArcGIS Online account (ArcGIS Online is included with a standard Esri subscription).


Non-city entity

Do you represent a utility district, sewer and water district, conservation district, county, fire district, port association, or other non-city entity? The GIS Consortium can provide affordable GIS services for you as well. Click here to download our participation agreement.


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