Accela Legislative Management News Brief

Arvin, California to Streamline Legislative Management Processes with Accela Agenda and Minutes

April 6, 2017 - Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based productivity and civic engagement software solutions, announced today that Arvin, California has selected Accela Agenda and Minutes—a Legislative Management solution on the Accela Civic Platform—to boost community engagement and help simplify the public meeting process. With Agenda and Minutes, Arvin staff will be able to easily prepare for meetings with one-click agenda building and distribution, as well as automated routing of agenda items. The cloud-based solution will save Arvin staff, council members, and the public time by increasing efficiency through the elimination of traditionally paper-driven civic meeting processes.

“By implementing the Accela Civic Platform, Arvin can offer residents on-the-go access to meeting content such as agendas, meeting content, legislative decisions and meeting videos, ensuring that staff and citizens are informed in real time,” said Daryl Blowes, GM/SVP of Engagement Products for Accela. “Accela’s software will provide Arvin staff the tools to automate the entire meeting process, improving workflow and productivity while also reducing the agency’s operational costs.”

About Arvin, California
Arvin is a city in Kern County, California. The City was incorporated December 21, 1960 and was named after a land owner’s son from Ohio named Arvin Richardson. The City of Arvin area is primarily an agricultural-based economy with a growing manufacturing presence. Today, the City boasts a population just under 20,000.