Jay council OKs electronic pay

Electronic checks or credit or debit cards can be used for a small fee to pay bills in Jay

Jay and area residents will have the convenience of paying their water, sewer and gas bills with an electronic check or by credit card online for a small fee, following discussion at Monday night's council meeting.

City officials are considering installing a service to allow its customers to pay online with a credit card or to write an electronic check for a small fee.

The electronic check will cost $2 to process and the credit card payment has a 2.95 percent fee of the bill total, according to Operations Manager Eric Seib.

The council initially discussed the possibility of having the town...