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Accela Legislative Management News Brief

McRae-Helena, Georgia, to Automate Legislative Management with Accela Agenda and Minutes Solution

Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions, announced today that the City of McRae-Helena, Georgia, has selected Accela Legislative Management’s Agenda and Minutes solution on the Civic Platform. The City will implement Accela Agenda and Minutes to automate the preparation of civic meetings and the distribution of related materials. With the legislative management solution, McRae-Helena will be able to simplify processes around submitting and approving agenda items, generating digital documents, creating agenda packets and capturing minutes. Additionally, meeting organizers will be able to display supporting documentation in meetings and then distribute post-meeting letters and publish materials online.

“McRae-Helena was looking for a way to move beyond the labor- and paper-intensive processes that surrounded their meeting management and quickly determined Accela had the right solution to modernize how they were doing the job,” said Daryl Blowes, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Legislative Management, Accela. “With Accela Agenda and Minutes, cities of all sizes can benefit from more efficiently managing how information is collected from multiple locations and assembled and distributed from one centrally-located place. For agencies and citizens alike, it is a true win to make legislative processes such as this as seamless and automated as possible, and we are excited to add the City of McRae-Helena to our growing list of Accela customers in the great state of Georgia. “

About McRae-Helena, Georgia
McRae-Helena is located in the mid-to-southern part of Georgia, approximately 2.5 hours from both Atlanta and the Atlantic Coast. The City was incorporated March 3, 1874 and is known as ‘The Crossroads City’ due to the four major highways that cross it. McRae-Helena has a population of approximately 5,800 residents. 

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