The average municipal clerk’s office manages more than 300 appointments across 25+ boards and commissions. That’s a lot of records, applications, paper and time. Granicus’ Boards and Commissions software offers an online tool for clerks and staff to easily manage government body appointments, vacancies and applications.
Designed specifically for government meeting body appointment management, Boards and Commissions goes beyond any other product with a deeper set of citizen application and appointment efficiency tools. The end result is significant time and cost savings for your staff and greater public awareness of the boards and commissions appointment process.
With the Boards and Commissions application, all vacancies are displayed online. Promote the need to fill the open spot on your website and through social media with buttons and links to apply online.
Use Boards and Commissions to build applications for vacancies. Applicants can apply online to multiple boards at anytime, and customized email templates can be used to notify applicants of process statuses.
While reviewing applications, check off important qualifiers like residency or their oath of office status. Search across all applications, filter by boards applied to or demographics, like ward, gender, ethnicity or political leanings. View insightful graphs, searches and filtering to quickly identify the best candidates.
Easily find candidates, print out packets and send them to the approving body. Import agenda items into Granicus’ Agenda Management tools. Appointing members automatically sends out pre-identified packets like orientation manuals or welcome letters.
The Boards and Commissions dashboard provides numerous ways to view the demographic makeups of boards, citizen applications, vacancy management, recruitment information, term tracking and other statistics. The dashboard enables a more proactive workflow, visually representing real-time data of boards and commissions in one convenient location.