Board Vice Chairman
The board voted 4-1 on
At the last meeting, the board decided to go with the service that was not going to cost the town money, Merrill said.
McCourt said the board left it up to the staff.
Merrill disagreed. He said they were going to look at the one that would cost the town the least amount of money.
It is already going to take extra work, which is going to cost money, Merrill said.
The clerks will have to enter a credit card number twice without having an interface available that would allow them to enter the information once, said LaFreniere, who was not at the
DeMillo said Merrill was correct; that was the discussion.
"To me, it makes more sense to go with InforME," Goding said. If the office gets a lot of action, they can look at paying for an interface, he said.
AndroPay is working on an interface option, Bryant said.
AndroPay would give the town swipe machines for the cards and waive the
There would be more options available with AndroPay, and residents could pay for some town services online, LaFreniere said. It is not compatible with Trio, she said.
With InforME, customers would need to come to the Town Office, she said.
The cost to the customer with AndroPay would be if paying under
The customer would absorb the fees, LaFreniere said.
The AndroPay website would be a link on the town's website and can be customized with prominent fee notices, instructions and more.
If customers pay online, they can only pay for real estate and personal property/sewer taxes. They cannot pay for registration of cars, dogs, vital records or other services, according to information provided on
The board opted to go with AndroPay at no cost to the town.
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