Burton, Michigan, Selects Accela Legislative Management to Help Transform Public Meeting Process

Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based productivity and civic engagement software solutions, announced today that Burton, Michigan, has selected Accela Legislative Management on the Accela Civic Platform to help streamline the City’s public meetings and increase community engagement. Burton will implement Accela Agenda and Minutes, Boards and Commissions, and Civic Streaming to more easily manage the legislative process, from drafting documents and recording approvals, to distributing agendas with a single click. After implementation, the software will work to save the City time and money by reducing manual labor and automating meeting activities.

“By modernizing processes with technology, the City of Burton will be able to provide residents with services and access to information in a more efficient and transparent manner,” said Daryl Blowes, SVP/GM of Engagement Products for Accela. “Legislative Management on the Accela Civic Platform can provide cities and citizens with 24-hour access to create, share and vote on ideas, provide instant voting results to viewers in-room and online, and empower users to interact with the information on their terms when and how it is most convenient for them.”

About Burton, MI
Burton is a city in Genesee County in the state of Michigan. Burton is located approximately 60 miles north of Detroit and occupies an area of approximately 23.5 square miles. Originally organized as a township in 1856, the area was named after John Burton, a prominent local farmer. Today, the City boasts a population just under 30,000.