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Accela Legislative Management News Brief

Charles Town, West Virginia, Selects Accela Agenda and Minutes and Civic Streaming Solutions to Automate Legislative Management

Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions, announced today that the City of Charles Town, West Virginia, has selected Accela Legislative Management’s Agenda and Minutes and Civic Streaming solutions on the Civic Platform to streamline their legislative processes. In implementing these solutions, the City is now able to simplify public meetings management and cut costs, while also offering citizens better insight and engagement around community events and civic happenings. With Accela Agenda and Minutes, Charles Town will now have the ability to automate the process of submitting and approving agenda minutes, generating digital documents, creating agenda packets and capturing minutes. With Civic Streaming, residents can stream live and on-demand videos, when and where it is convenient for them.

“Automating the preparation of civic agendas and minutes frees up a significant amount of staff time and resources to focus on other tasks that help move cities forward,” said Daryl Blowes, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Legislative Management, Accela. “By implementing multiple legislative management solutions with Accela, Charles Town will be able to increase efficiency while offering citizens access to government services where they already are, online. We are thrilled to have been selected to provide the City of Charles Town with the tools they need to offer this deeper level of citizen engagement.”

About Charles Town, West Virginia
Charles Town is located in the northeast corner of the state of West Virginia, and is the county seat for Jefferson County. Located an hour outside of Washington DC, Charles Town boasts a rich history and a scenic landscape. The City is home to approximately 5,200 residents.

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