Planning Support Services

Planning Support Services assists the Agency and its mission by learning, mastering, and providing innovative technologies so that our staff and the public receive effective services and solutions.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

The division works to create and analyze planning data, develop planning tools and innovate online resources (i.e. websites, mapping, interactive applications) for both staff and public participation throughout the planning process.  The division also creates, designs, implements and maintains Geographic Information System (GIS)  technologies, along with administrating the Agency’s computer network, VoIP, security, internet connectivity, email systems and their related hardware and software.

Lionel Fuentes, Division Director, Manages Planning Support Services, develops the Planning Commission’s and MPO’s technology and support plan and budget, 813/273-3774 x326

Cathy Welsh, GIS Project Manager II, 35 years of cartographic, GIS and data analysis experience. Responsible for The Planning Commission’s Comprehensive Plan mapping development, procedures, scheduling and quality control. Coordinates procedures and products for multi-jurisdictional planning, analysis, tools and mapping projects, 813/273-3774 x333

Christopher English, Web Manager, Responsible for the design, administration, and function of all Agency websites and intranet, design of logos, graphics and templates, and agency-wide staff training and support, 813/273-3774 x380

Greg Colangelo, Senior Graphic Designer, Rezoning Maps, Plan Amendment Map Series, Staff Photographer and Image Library Coordinator, Public Outreach Assistance, as well as Agency graphics support to Planning Commission staff, 813/273-3774 x366

Jason Krzyzanowski, Systems Application Developer, Develops desktop and web-based applications, administers the Planning Commission’s and MPO’s GIS software infrastructure and data processing systems, 813/273-3774 x327

Michael Rempfer, Database & Network Administrator, Administers the Planning Commission’s and MPO’s databases, develops custom databases, and manages system networks (i.e. VoIP, security, internet connectivity, email, hardware and software, etc.), 813/273-3774 x348

Priya NagarajDatabase Systems Technician, Performs MPO TIP Database Administration and Support, Access Database Support for staff, Web development research and support, Programmer (PHP, JQuery, Python, SQL, Visual Basic), Provides user systems and software support, 813/273-3774 x362

Contact Us

To contact Planning Support Services call (813) 272-5940 or use this form.