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Local government boards, committees, and commissions. What’s the difference?

2023-08-31T17:47:52+00:00September 20th, 2023|boards and commissions, local government, public information|

In addition to the governing body - which may also be referred to as a board or council - local governments may establish boards, committees, and commissions. While these terms are often used interchangeably, there are distinct differences between them. Local Government Boards Local government boards are bodies established to oversee specific departments or areas [...]

Pawtucket is OnBoard!

2023-08-24T15:58:25+00:00August 30th, 2023|boards and commissions, citizen participation, OnBoard, Uncategorized|

Pawtucket, Rhode Island: A City with a Rich History and a Bright Future Pawtucket, Rhode Island, has a population of over 75,000 people. Known as the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, and home to the first fully mechanized cotton-spinning mill in the United States. Today, Pawtucket is a vibrant city with a diverse economy, [...]

Welcome OnBoard Portland, Maine!

2023-09-05T18:01:34+00:00October 19th, 2022|boards and commissions, OnBoard|

The OnBoardGOV member of the month is Portland, ME. Welcome to the OnBoardGOV family! Since Portland selected OnBoardGOV to manage their boards and commissions, officials, staff, and the community find it easy to access key information. Portland is the largest city in Maine and the seat of Cumberland County. The city's economy relies mostly on [...]

New Look for OnBoardGOV

2023-06-13T14:11:52+00:00October 6th, 2022|boards and commissions, OnBoard|

Just in time for autumn, OnBoardGOV is showing off its new look. Crisper colors make it even easier to read. It's the latest update that keeps OnBoardGOV the best board & committee management solution in the industry. OnBoardGOV is the only solution built based on the requests and recommendations of user experts, like local government [...]

Welcome OnBoard, Las Vegas!

2023-09-05T18:06:53+00:00September 28th, 2022|#clerkslife, boards and commissions, OnBoardGOV|

Ve-gas! Ve-gas!We want to welcome Las Vegas, Nev. to the OnBoardGOV family! Las Vegas chose OnBoardGOV to manage their boards and committees. Now City officials, staff, and the community find it easy to access key information, and staff can accept and manage applications. As you might imagine, there are plenty of specialized boards and commissions in a [...]

Welcome OnBoard, Caldwell Idaho!

2023-06-28T19:14:06+00:00July 20th, 2022|boards and commissions, OnBoard|

This month we welcome the City of Caldwell, Idaho to the OnBoardGOV family! Caldwell chose OnBoardGOV as their board and commission management solution. Now officials, staff, board members and the community can easily access board information. Caldwell is on the western edge of Treasure Valley, in the Boise metro area. It's home to the College of [...]

The ghosts of boards past

2021-10-19T16:20:15+00:00October 20th, 2021|#clerkslife, boards and commissions, historical records, OnBoard, Uncategorized|

  Are long-gone people and boards still haunting your spreadsheets? Those committee members retired over a year ago. That commission was disbanded. The exploratory task force completed its mission. And yet their presence lingers on in inaccurate and bloated lists. OnBoard's easy reports let you immediately see whose term is expiring, or which seats are [...]

September is National Preparedness Month

2023-03-31T17:08:14+00:00September 1st, 2021|#clerkslife, agendas and minutes, boards and commissions, cities, city managers, ClerkBase, emergency preparedness|

2021 has already seen multiple emergencies for many localities. For local governments, the top priority is the health and safety of residents. They also need to protect municipal records. ClerkBase is here to help. ClerkBase's open government solutions keep agencies' minutes, agendas, video, supporting documentation, and board information safe and secure in any emergency, and [...]

Boards and commissions and committees, oh my!

2023-06-30T18:07:47+00:00May 22nd, 2019|boards and commissions, citizen participation, OnBoard|

Do you know how many boards, commissions, and/or committees your town government has? Do you know what they do, or who's on them? These groups drill-down on specific interests for the governing body, such as housing, health, property assessment, etc. The members are volunteers who are appointed or assigned to focus on that specific subject, and [...]

Helping in the aftermath

2023-06-13T19:28:23+00:00June 5th, 2013|boards and commissions, disaster recovery, emergency preparedness, transparency|

donate through the Red Cross here. Across the country and around the world, supplies and cash donations are pouring in to help victims of disaster. People (and animals) need the very basics: food, water, clothing, and shelter. But they need something else: a sense of security. A sense that their community will recover and that things [...]

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