eComment is tightly integrated with published agendas to allow citizens to comment on upcoming agenda items, adding community member voices to the democratic process and making citizen participation in public meetings convenient.
Boost citizen participation
Citizens can review agenda item details, indicate their position on topics, request to speak in a live meeting and leave written or video feedback from the convenience of their own home and on their own time.
With the one-click support and reject buttons on agenda items feedback has never been easier to provide and interpret.
Built-in content safeguards
While facilitating an open discussion, agencies can enable profanity filters and keep feedback from becoming too unwieldy by controlling which agenda items receive comments and establishing timelines and word count limits.
Automatic entry into public record
Feedback is automatically documented within the public record and accessible at any time.
In-depth, graphical reporting
All comments can be consolidated into an in-depth, graphical report and delivered to elected members prior to a meeting, helping them better understand and consider the views of their constituents.
Integrate with Granicus
eComment also integrates seamlessly with the Granicus iLegislate app so council members can digitally review feedback and comments on their mobile device.
eComment functions just like verbal testimony. It provides the public with a more convenient way to participate in meetings while giving us a more efficient way to track and retain comments as part of the public record.
Deborah Musick, Executive Assistant to the City Manager, Arcata, California
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