Accela Legislative Management News Brief

Winchester, Virginia, Selects Multiple Accela Solutions for Legislative Management

Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that the City of Winchester, Virginia, has selected multiple legislative management solutions on the Accela Civic Platform to help modernize the way the agency manages its meeting processes. The City will implement Accela Agenda and Minutes to manage public meetings and the distribution of related meeting materials in a simpler and more transparent way. In addition, they will leverage Accela Civic Streaming to automate video capture and viewing of public meetings, as well as Accela Boards and Commissions to make governance paper-free. The implementation of the solutions will streamline interactions, introduce time-saving workflows and improve transparency to encourage citizen engagement.

“When Winchester was looking to simplify its government processes, they conducted a comprehensive vetting of available technology solutions, and then selected Accela as their legislative management provider of choice,” said Daryl Blowes, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Legislative Management, Accela. “The City of Winchester determined Accela could best deliver the meeting management efficiencies they had been looking for, and we are thrilled we have the opportunity to prove they made the right decision.”

About Winchester, Virginia
Winchester, Virginia, is a City located in the Shenandoah Valley, between the Blue Ridge Mountains and Allegheny Mountains, and approximately 75 miles to the west of Washington, D.C. The City boasts approximately 27,000 residents.

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