Colorado City Selects Enterprise e-Government Solution

Westminster to use solution to streamline land, asset management activities

Westminster to use solution to streamline land, asset management activities

Dublin, CA — August 19, 2004 — Accela Inc., a provider of government enterprise management software solutions, announced today that Westminster, Colo., has selected Accela Land Management and Accela Asset Management to automate all permitting, inspection and asset management activities for the City.

Several key departments, including Community Development and the Public Works and Utilities Administration, will utilize the new system.

According to the provider, the solution has a centralized database for all participating departments, allowing employees across multiple departments to be interconnected. For the Community Development Department, Accela Land Management will streamline all activities, including permit application and tracking, building inspection, planning, zoning, licensing, and code enforcement.

The Public Works and Utilities Administration will utilize Accela Asset Management to automate all work orders, equipment management, inventory control and preventative maintenance schedules. Regardless of their role in the City, the flexibility of the user interface will allow every employee to access the information they need to complete their jobs.

"Westminster serves as an excellent example of the value of selecting an enterprise solution to manage critical departmental information," states Robert Lee, Accela's president and CEO. "Accela's technology allows jurisdictions of any size to manage their daily business operations."

Located northwest of the Denver metropolitan area, Westminster is home to over 100,000 residents. The City joins several other jurisdictions in Colorado that already using Accela solutions. These include: Adams County, Arapahoe County, Arvada, Ault, Boulder, Breckenridge, Fort Collins, Hudson, Larimer County, Longmont, Louisville, Routt County, Summit County, Vail, Weld County, and Windsor.