MARKHAM, ON, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - eSCRIBE today announced that The Regional Municipality of York, home to more than 1.1 million residents north of the City of Toronto, has selected eSCRIBE's award winning paperless meeting automation solution to support its move to paperless meetings for Regional Board and Committee meetings.
After an extensive review of both traditional and hosted board governance solution alternatives, a competitive public tender was issued which led to the selection of eSCRIBE. The solution will be implemented in November and December and is scheduled to go live for meetings in January 2013.
"We are pleased to gain this endorsement from one of Canada's largest municipalities," said Robert Treumann, President, eSCRIBE Paperless Solutions. "Since its initial launch in 2009, eSCRIBE has been helping public sector organizations improve efficiency and transparency while at the same time reducing the environmental impact associated with managing the public trust."
eSCRIBE is Microsoft certified, Canadian independent software vendor (ISV) of Integrated Paperless Meeting Automation solutions built exclusively for Microsoft SharePoint and the Office suite.
Available as either an onsite or hosted cloud based solution, eSCRIBE' s robust user configurable meeting management engine and award winning SharePoint integration, is quickly becoming the go-to choice of public and private sector boards, committees and councils looking to improve efficiency, transparency and accessibility while at the same time reducing costs and impact on the environment. With eSCRIBE meeting results can be easily published to the web at the push of the button, indexed to video and audio if available; all in accordance with evolving access and accessibility legislation.
With a broad base of experience and industry certifications in the design, development and support, of custom solutions; eSCRIBE's internal team of professional project managers, business consultants, software engineers, quality assurance testers, and documentation experts do not outsource or subcontract any of the development, support or enhancement of its products
About York Region
The Regional Municipality of York is made up of nine local municipalities: the City of Markham, the City of Vaughan, the Town of Richmond Hill, the Town of Newmarket, the Town of Aurora, the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville, the Town of East Gwillimbury, the Town of Georgina and the Township of King.
York Region is comprised of 1,776 square kilometres, extending from the City of Toronto in the south to Lake Simcoe in the north, and Durham Region in the east to Peel Region and Simcoe County in the west.
York Region provides services to 1.1 million residents and 41,000 businesses that employ 516,000 people.
The Region provides services for residents and businesses that include transportation services, transit, water, wastewater, solid waste management, policing, emergency services, human services and planning services.
For more information, visit www.york.ca.