Accela Civic Platform News Brief

Polk County, Florida, Selects Accela Civic Platform to More Easily Manage Public Meetings

Accela, the leading provider of productivity and civic engagement software solutions, announced today that Polk County, FL has selected cloud-based Legislative Management on the Accela Civic Platform to help streamline their public meeting processes and increase efficiency. Through implementing Accela Agenda and Minutes, and Accela Digital Boardroom software, Polk County will be able to save time and money, eliminate resource-heavy manual work and automate the entire meeting process. With the solutions, staff can quickly create agendas, generate documents and meeting packets, and instantly share all meeting content and results with residents.

“By adopting Accela’s solution, Polk County can continue to build public trust by keeping staff and citizens informed through 24-hour access to meeting content, including legislative decisions and public meeting videos,” said Daryl Blowes, SVP/GM Engagement Solutions for Accela. “Legislative Management on the Accela Civic Platform will provide Polk County a way to display meeting information and instant voting results to viewers in-room and online, resulting in greater transparency agency-wide.”

About Polk County, FL
Polk County is located in Florida and is part of the greater Tampa Bay Area. The County was founded in 1861 and was named after U.S President James Knox Polk. Today, the County boasts a population of approximately 650,092.