Accela Legislative Management News Brief

Barrow County, Georgia to Modernize Legislative Management Processes with Selection of the Accela Civic Platform

March 17, 2017 - Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based productivity and civic engagement software solutions, announced today that Barrow County, Georgia has selected Accela Legislative Management on the Accela Civic Platform to improve the workflow of public meetings and automate the entire process. With Accela’s software, Barrow County will be able to promote staff accountability through easy-to-use tools that ensure action items are completed on time. With one-click agenda building, Barrow County can more easily eliminate the traditionally paper-driven civic meeting processes, saving the agency valuable time.

“Barrow County was looking for a way to simplify their legislative meetings, and selected Legislative Management on the Accela Civic Platform to help with this initiative,” said Daryl Blowes, GM/SVP of Engagement Products for Accela. “By adopting Accela’s solution, Barrow County staff will be able to gain the ability to track legislation with easy management and preparation of public meetings, enabling improved information flow.”

About Barrow County, Georgia
Barrow County is located in the north central portion of Georgia. The County has six incorporated cities - Auburn, Bethlehem, Braselton, Carl, Statham, and Winder (county seat). The area was settled prior to the start of the 19th century and currently boasts a population over 71,000.