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Brazoria County, Texas, Selects Accela Legislative Management Solutions to More Easily Manage Public Meetings

Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based productivity and civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that Brazoria County, Texas, has selected Accela Legislative Management’s Agenda and Minutes, Civic Streaming and Digital Boardroom solutions on the Civic Platform. Leveraging Accela Agenda and Minutes, Brazoria County can automate the preparation of meeting agendas and simplify the crafting and distribution of post-meeting materials. The County will leverage Civic Streaming to offer citizens online viewing of meetings and events, and Digital Boardroom for real-time voting and annotation of items. The solutions will work together to provide efficiency for the agency while simplifying how citizens engage with their local government.

“Brazoria County was seeking a complete cloud-based alternative to their paper-heavy, resource-intensive legislative processes,” said Daryl Blowes, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Legislative Management, Accela. “They identified Accela Legislative Management as an ideal go-to platform solution that will enable them to not only more quickly prepare for meetings—saving significant time and money—but be able to offer access to meeting content and activities to citizens who may not otherwise have it.”

About Brazoria County, TX
Founded in 1836, Brazoria County, Texas, was named after the Brazos River, which flows through it. The County sits on the southeast coast along the Gulf of Mexico just south of Houston, and is home to approximately 313,100 residents.

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