Accela Legislative Management News Brief

Rice County, Minnesota, Selects Accela Legislative Management on the Civic Platform

Accela, the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that Rice County, Minnesota, has selected Accela Legislative Management solutions on the Civic Platform. Rice County, with a population of 64,000, is located in Southern Minnesota just 50 miles south of the Minneapolis and St. Paul metropolitan area. The County encompasses 516 square miles and contains 7 cities and 14 townships. The County selected Accela’s Agenda and Minutes and Digital Boardroom to help automate civic meetings and enable touch-screen voting to display results in real time. 

“We are excited that Rice County is joining other Minnesota agencies using Accela Legislative Management solutions to simplify and streamline their public meetings. We look forward to working with them to improve the County’s transparency and simplify the end-to-end meeting process, including submitting and approving agenda items, capturing minutes and offering touch-screen voting,” said Michael Casey, Regional Business Executive, Accela.

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