Accela Legislative Management News Brief

The County of Madera, California, Selects Multiple Accela Solutions for Legislative Management

Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions, announced today that the County of Madera, California, has selected multiple legislative management solutions on the Accela Civic Platform. The County will implement Accela Agenda and Minutes to simplify the preparation and management of public meetings, improve record retention, and provide easy archiving and searching of meeting materials. It will leverage Accela Civic Streaming to record, stream and access meeting happenings and make the content available through a fully searchable database.

“For cities and counties of all sizes, delivering services to local citizens is an important and highly visible function of their government,” said Daryl Blowes, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Legislative Management, Accela. “By implementing multiple legislative management solutions, Madera County will now be able to provide efficient, cost-effective, and highly transparent citizen services and thereby alleviate the need for citizens to be physically present at meetings and events. By streamlining meeting management and providing information online, the County is swinging open the doors of government to its public 24/7, and we are thrilled to be a partner in Madera County’s efforts to build better engagement with their community.”

About the County of Madera, California
The County of Madera was formed in 1893 and is located in the heart of California’s Central Valley. It is known as the ‘The Gateway to Yosemite’ and has a rich agricultural tradition with coexists with a growing industrial base. The County boasts a population of approximately 151,000 residents.

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