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Exciting things are happening this summer at Accela, and this month’s roundup will keep you informed so you don’t miss out! From insights around the debt ceiling negotiations and legislative backing for SolarAPP+ to the latest updates from Accela University, here are a few helpful resources to keep you in the know.

First, mark your calendar for August 17th at 10 AM PT and plan to attend our upcoming web event, Evolving Public Services: Success Stories from the Digital Frontier, where you’ll get an exclusive peek into the nuts and bolts of tech-driven transformation in civic agencies. This 45-minute webinar is offering an insider’s view of the digital revolution in municipal agencies, guided by some of the boldest leaders in the field. You’ll hear from Nidia Logan-Robinson (Deputy Director of Planning for Memphis/Shelby County, TN), Bryan Zumwalt (Chief Technology Officer of Pinellas County, FL) and Dennis Michalis (Chief Revenue Officer at Accela). Reserve your spot today!

Let’s dive into additional announcements and upcoming events…

Accelarate is less than 3 months away!

This year, we’re heading to National Harbor, MD to host an amazing Accelarate 2023 celebrating the technologies, partnerships and opportunities driving govtech’s future. Register today and join us for some ‘new for 2023’ conference highlights including a Trendsetter Awards Luncheon with keynoter Clarence Anthony, CEO of National League of Cities, an Accelabration Customer Appreciation evening event along the shores of the Potomac River, and an extended 2-hour Community Live Q&A session with Accela product experts that you won’t want to miss!

Accela University 101: How Training Helps Governments Maximize Their Tech Investment and Improve Resident Satisfaction

Staff training is becoming increasingly important as government agencies face many challenges, including increasing service expectations from residents, constantly evolving technology, and staffing shortages. Training has a positive impact on relieving these pressures by boosting knowledge of the latest technology. Accela University is joining this effort to help government staff save time and create more efficient processes. Learn more about the types of training offered at Accela University and how they are helping agencies improve their communities.

Critical ARPA Funds Survive Debt Ceiling Negotiations

Cities and counties took notice during the debt ceiling negotiations, especially when the phrase “claw back” and ARPA were used in the same breath. Amid the May negotiations, we monitored the risk to the ARPA’s State Local Fiscal Recovery Funds. Stay up to date on the debt ceiling negotiations and their impact on critical ARPA funds.

Legislative backing for SolarAPP+ is furthering the clean energy transition

Solar Power is the energy of the future, and as communities across the United States look to usher in a new era of renewable energy and advance their environmental goals, legislation is key. Keep reading to learn more about how SolarApp+, Accela and other government technology-building software solutions are furthering the clean energy transition.

Upcoming Training Dates

Citizen Access Administration 

July 18-19

Learn how to configure and maintain Citizen Access for your agency. 



Ad Hoc Reports

July 20

This training provides participants with the skills and knowledge to use the Ad Hoc tool to prepare, manage and deploy low to medium-level reports.



Construct API

July 25-26

Preparing participants in the setup and usage of Construct API.


If you want to learn more, please visit the Accela Success Community, your one-stop shop for all communications, resources, support and peer exchange.


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