Accela Legislative Management News Brief

Merrill, WI, Chooses Multiple Legislative Management Solutions on the Civic Platform

Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced today Merrill, Wisconsin, has chosen Accela Agenda and Minutes, and Accela Civic Streaming Legislative Management solutions on the Accela Civic Platform. Agenda and Minutes will save the City both time and money as it looks to streamline the way meeting organizers manage the preparation for meetings and events by eliminating manual processes in creating agenda packets and capturing minutes. Complemented by Accela Civic Streaming, the City will deliver live and on-demand video streaming, making it easy for citizens to view meetings and their related content online.

“Our suite of Legislative Management solutions is the easiest way for agencies of all sizes to manage their meetings and events,” said Daryl Blowes, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Legislative Management, Accela. “By implementing both Agenda and Minutes and Civic Streaming, Merrill is placing a vote for efficiency, automating previously laborious tasks and moving information where citizens are looking to access it…online. We are excited to partner with Merrill to simplify their overall meeting process.”

Merrill, Wisconsin, known as the “City of Parks” because of the numerous parks in or near the City, is located in Lincoln County along the Wisconsin River at its confluence with the Prairie River. The City is home to approximately 10,000 residents and enjoys a strong commercial and industrial base.

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