Accela Legislative Management News Brief

St. Joseph City, Michigan, Streamlines Board Governance with Addition of Accela Boards and Commissions

Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that existing Accela customer, St. Joseph City, Michigan, has added Accela Legislative Management’s Boards and Commissions solution on the Civic Platform. The City will implement Accela Boards and Commissions to provide agency staff with a simple and paperless way to accept online applications for vacant board seats, schedule applicant interviews, define requirements for board placement, and provide public access to online board member profiles and voting records.

“St. Joseph demonstrated its confidence in the Accela Legislative Management solution suite with the addition of Boards and Commissions,” said Daryl Blowes, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Legislative Management, Accela. “Now, the City can more easily manage board members’ seat terms and recruit for vacancies, bringing processes online and making the information available and accessible. We are thrilled to be working with them to drive greater efficiencies around more of the City’s legislative management processes.”

About St. Joseph, Michigan
The City of St. Joseph is located on the southern tip of Michigan, a region that has been termed, "The Riviera of the Midwest." Located 90 miles from downtown Chicago, St. Joseph is a port town situated within Benton Harbor/St. Joseph MSA. St. Joseph has a population of approximately 8,400.

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