Accela Legislative Management News Brief

North Carolina Towns Select Accela Solutions for Legislative Management

Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions, announced today that the Town of Cary, NC and the Town of Boone, NC, have selected multiple legislative management solutions on the Accela Civic Platform. The Towns will each implement Accela Agenda and Minutes to simplify how they manage public meetings and provide an easy way to archive and search meeting materials. They will also leverage Accela Civic Streaming to record and stream meetings⎯ making the content available through a fully searchable database.

“Once you experience the efficiency that technology can bring to daily tasks, it is incredibly difficult to go back to paper,” said Daryl Blowes, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Legislative Management, Accela. “Such was the case with Boone and Cary. Both towns were looking for a streamlined, organized way to operate and had worked with Accela previously or were aware of our solutions. Beyond efficiency, Accela legislative solutions offer these towns flexible templates to match their existing documents and a variety of unique customization options, enabling both Boone and Cary to truly make the products their own for their community.”

About Cary, NC
The Town of Cary was incorporated in 1871 and is located almost entirely in Wake County bordering Raleigh, NC. The Town has approximately 135,234 residents and is the seventh largest municipality in the state of North Carolina. Cary is known as a bedroom community and considered one of the safest municipalities in the U.S. due to its low crime rate.

About Boone, NC
Boone is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina and is known as the ‘Heart of the High Country’. The town is named after Daniel Boone, a famous American pioneer and explorer. Boone boasts a population of approximately 17,122, and in 2012, was listed among the 10 best places to retire in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report.

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