Accela Legislative Management News Brief

Santa Paula, CA, Chooses Accela Civic Platform Solutions to Streamline Legislative Management Processes

Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions, today announced that Santa Paula, CA has selected Accela Agenda and Minutes and Civic Streaming solutions on the Civic Platform. The City will leverage Accela Agenda and Minutes to automate how the City prepares and manages public meetings. Accela Civic Streaming will enable the City to offer its citizens video streaming and online viewing of public meetings and events. The additions will make it easier for citizens to search for recent, historic or corresponding meeting videos and materials online.

“A growing number of government agencies have begun shifting away from the inefficient processes that have long occupied the City’s time and resources, and we applaud Santa Paula for recognizing the need for such a transition,” said Daryl Blowes, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Legislative Management, Accela. “By switching to Accela’s innovative solutions, Santa Paula will be able to provide greater insight into public meetings, drastically improve engagement with its citizens and better connect its community.”

About Santa Paula, CA
Santa Paula is located in Ventura County, California, approximately 45 miles north of Los Angeles. The Santa Paula townsite was laid out by E.L. Bradley and Nathan Blanchard in 1873, who also planted the first orange trees west of town the following year. The City has a long history in oil and agriculture, and proclaims itself as the “Citrus Capital of the World.” Santa Paula boasts a population of nearly 30,000.

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