Accela Legislative Management News Brief

Northbrook, Illinois, to Streamline Public Meeting Process with Accela Legislative Management

Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based productivity and civic engagement software solutions, announced today that Northbrook, Illinois, has selected Accela Legislative Management on the Accela Civic Platform to more efficiently prepare for meetings, generate documents, streamline the appointment process and make all meeting materials more readily available online. By implementing the cloud-based software, Northbrook will save time and money, reduce manual work and improve the flow and retention of information.

“Modernizing processes with technology will enable Northbrook to not only quickly prepare for meetings but also offer citizens more immediate access to meeting content and activities that they may not otherwise have,“ said Daryl Blowes, GM/SVP of Engagement Products for Accela. “By leveraging Accela’s Legislative Management solution, Northbrook will be able to greatly increase efficiency agency-wide, improve staff and citizen involvement, and provide greater transparency into the meeting process.”

About Northbrook, Illinois
Northbrook is a village on Chicago's North Shore, located at the northern edge of Cook County, Illinois. When incorporated in 1901, the Village was known as Shermerville in honor of Frederick Schermer, who donated the land for its first train station. The Village changed its name to Northbrook in 1923 in an effort to improve its public image. Today, the Village boast a population of approximately 33,600.