Accela Legislative Management News Brief

Summit, New Jersey, Streamlines Board Governance with Addition of Accela Boards and Commissions

Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that Accela customer, Summit, New Jersey, has added Accela Legislative Management’s Boards and Commissions solution on the Civic Platform. The City will implement Accela Boards and Commissions to provide agency staff with an efficient, streamlined and paperless way to accept online applications for vacant board seats, schedule applicant interviews, define requirements for board placement, and provide public access to online board member profiles and voting records.

“The City of Summit has implemented multiple Legislative Management solutions and has been consistently complimentary of the customer support and training they have received from Accela,” said Daryl Blowes, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Legislative Management, Accela. “With Boards and Commissions, Summit will be able to bring the entire process online to easily manage board members’ seat terms, recruit for vacancies, and make the information readily accessible. And we are eager to continue delivering the stellar service they have come to know and expect.”

About Summit, New Jersey
The City of Summit is located in Union County, New Jersey, and is approximately 20 miles from Manhattan, New York. It boasts an economically and culturally diverse community of nearly 22,000 residents.

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