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Accela Legislative Management News Brief

Patterson, California, to Modernize Legislative Management Processes with Accela Civic Platform

February 16, 2017 - Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based productivity and civic engagement software solutions, announced today that Patterson, California will be implementing Accela Legislative Management on the Accela Civic Platform to simplify the public meeting process and improve productivity. Accela Agenda & Minutes will enable Patterson to more quickly build, distribute and update meeting agendas, and Accela Digital Boardroom will help the City display real-time voting results and meeting content in the boardroom. With Accela’s cloud-based Legislative Management solutions, Patterson staff will also be able to follow-up on action items to ensure that they are completed, resulting in improved accountability across the agency.

“By adopting Legislative Management, Patterson can keep staff and citizens better informed by offering 24-hour online access to fully searchable meeting content, including legislative decisions, votes and public meeting videos,” said Daryl Blowes, GM/SVP of Engagement Products for Accela. “Implementing a cloud-based solution eliminates traditionally manual, paper-driven meeting processes.”

About Patterson, CA
Patterson is a city in Stanislaus County, California. Patterson is known as the "Apricot Capital of the World" and holds an annual Apricot Fiesta to celebrate. Today, the City boasts a population of nearly 21,000.