Municipal Districts

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Frequently anticipated questions:


What does this data set describe?

Title: Municipal Districts
Abstract: Municipal corporation districts for election purposes
Supplemental_Information: None
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    County, King, 20140828, Municipal Districts: King County, King County, WA.

    Online Links:

    • https://gis-kingcounty.opendata.arcgis.com

    Other_Citation_Details: None

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.214501
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.126429
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.670337
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.584426

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://www5.kingcounty.gov/sdc/DataImages/mundst.jpg> (JPG)
    JPG File of layer overlain on base of WA counties or local cities

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Calendar_Date: 09-Nov-2021
    Currentness_Reference: publication date

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):

      • GT-polygon composed of chains (2)

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      The map projection used is NAD 1983 HARN StatePlane Washington North FIPS 4601 Feet.

      Projection parameters:
      Standard_Parallel: 47.5
      Standard_Parallel: 48.73333333333333
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -120.8333333333333
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 47.0
      False_Easting: 1640416.666666667
      False_Northing: 0.0

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.0003280833333333334
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.0003280833333333334
      Planar coordinates are specified in foot_us

      The horizontal datum used is D North American 1983 HARN.
      The ellipsoid used is GRS 1980.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.0.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222101.

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    maint.REALS.mundst_area

    Shape
    Feature Geometry (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features

    MUNDST
    Abbreviated name/code for district (Source: King County)

    ValueDefinition
    EBMCEast Bellevue Community Municipal Corporation
    HCMCHoughton Community Municipal Corporation

    OBJECTID
    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    NAME
    Name of District (Source: King County)

    ValueDefinition
    East Bellevue Community Municipal CorporationName of District
    Houghton Community Municipal CorporationName of District

    Shape.STArea()

    Shape.STLength()


Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    King County Elections
    Attn: Dave Wilson
    GIS Supervisor
    919 SW Grady Way
    Renton, WA 98057
    US

    206-477-4115 (voice)
    dave.wilson@kingcounty.gov


Why was the data set created?

Depicts municipal corporation area boundaries for purposes of election. Also known as community councils.


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

    (process 1 of 15)
    Post entire District set after annual precinct alterations

    Date: 01-Sep-2012 (process 2 of 15)
    Convert and update metadata

    Date: 13-Sep-2016 (process 3 of 15)
    Post entire District set prior to General Election

    Date: 18-Apr-2017 (process 4 of 15)
    Post entire District set after annual precinct alterations

    Date: 28-Sep-2017 (process 5 of 15)
    Post entire district set prior to Nov. 7, 2017 General Election

    Date: 19-Dec-2017 (process 6 of 15)
    Post entire district set after Nov. 7, 2017 General Election

    Date: 21-Mar-2018 (process 7 of 15)
    Post entire district set after precinct alterations

    Date: 12-Dec-2018 (process 8 of 15)
    Post entire district set after Nov. 6, 2018 General Election

    Date: 13-Mar-2019 (process 9 of 15)
    Post entire district set after precinct alterations

    Date: 21-Aug-2019 (process 10 of 15)
    Keep GIS data and election management system data in sync

    Date: 18-Dec-2019 (process 11 of 15)
    Post entire district set after Nov. 5, 2019 General Election

    Date: 15-Apr-2020 (process 12 of 15)
    Post entire district set after precinct alterations

    Date: 31-Aug-2020 (process 13 of 15)
    Keep GIS data and election management system data in sync

    Date: 08-Mar-2021 (process 14 of 15)
    Post entire District set after annual precinct alterations

    Date: 09-Nov-2021 (process 15 of 15)
    Post entire district set after Nov. 2, 2021 General Election

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?


How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?

    Child feature class derived from parent: DSTCODE. See DSTCODE metadata <http://www5.kingcounty.gov/sdc/Metadata.aspx?Layer=dstcode>


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
King County data are made available with the understanding that they shall be used exclusively by the obtainer or his/her authorized agents. Digital products may not be reproduced or redistributed in any form or by any means without the express written authorization of King County.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    KCGIS Center
    Attn: giscenter@kingcounty.gov
    Data Sales Coordinator
    201 S Jackson St
    Seattle, WA 98104
    US

    206-477-4403 (voice)

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    /plibrary2/district/shapes/polygon/mundst.shp

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    King County disclaims any warranty of use of any digital product or data beyond that for which it was designed.

  4. How can I download or order the data?


Who wrote the metadata?

Dates:
Last modified: 09-Nov-2021
Metadata author:
King County Elections
Attn: Dave Wilson
GIS Supervisor
919 SW Grady Way
Renton, WA 98057
US

206-477-4115 (voice)
dave.wilson@kingcounty.gov

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)


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