Accela Legislative Management News Brief
Monroe County, Florida, Selects Accela Solutions to Streamline Legislative Management
Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions, announced today that Monroe County, Florida, has selected multiple legislative management solutions on the Accela Civic Platform to simplify the way the County manages their meetings and shares public meeting information online. The County will implement Accela Agenda and Minutes to streamline the preparation and approval of meeting materials, Accela Civic Streaming to provide online viewing of County meetings, and Accela Digital Boardroom for real-time voting and annotation of items. The solutions work seamlessly to provide a more efficient way to prepare for meetings and provide citizen access to related minutes and materials, and deeper transparency into their local government.
“To date, Monroe County has been managing their legislative process completely manually, and they wanted to update their systems to align with ones most other Florida Counties are using,” said Daryl Blowes, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Legislative Management, Accela. “The County felt Accela’s solutions were the best fit for their needs and could most quickly modernize their legislative management process. We are thrilled to welcome Monroe County to the Accela family of customers in Florida.”
About Monroe County, Florida
In 1823, Monroe County was established as the 6th County in the Florida territory, named after President James Monroe, the nation’s 5th U.S. President. Monroe County is located in southern Florida and is made up of the Florida Keys, portions of the Everglades National Park, and Big Cypress National Preserve. The County boasts a population of approximately 76,350, with more than 99% of residents living in the Florida Keys.