Village of Penn Yan, NY
Yates County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Penn Yan as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 4-18-2017 by L.L. No. 3-2017]
The Board of Trustees of the Village of Penn Yan hereby authorizes agreements with one or more financing agencies or card issuers to provide for acceptance by the Village Treasurer and the Village Treasurer's designees, as a means of payment for rents, rates, bills, fees, charges and other amounts, including penalties, special assessments or interest, owed to the Village of Penn Yan via a municipal Internet website for municipal utility services.
The agreements referred to herein shall govern the terms and conditions upon which a credit or charge card proffered as a means of payment of rents, rates, bills, fees, charges and other amounts, including penalties, special assessments or interest, shall be accepted or declined and the manner in and conditions upon which the financing agency or card issuer shall pay to the Village of Penn Yan the amounts of the rents, rates, bills, fees, charges and other amounts, including penalties, special assessments or interest, paid by means of a credit card or charge card via the Internet pursuant to such agreement.
The agreements referred to herein shall provide that as a condition for accepting payment by credit card or charge card, such person offering payment by credit card or charge card shall pay a service fee, not to exceed the actual costs generated in connection with implementation and operation of the credit or charge card payment via the Internet transaction program.
The underlying bill, account or other amount owed to the Village of Penn Yan for which payment by credit or charge card is accepted by the Village of Penn Yan shall not be expunged, canceled, released, discharged or satisfied and any receipt or any other evidence of payment shall be deemed conditional until the Village of Penn Yan has received a final and unconditional payment of the full amount due from the financing agency or card issuer for such credit card transaction, on behalf of the payor of such amount due.
A. 
When payment is made via the Internet, the Village of Penn Yan shall provide a confirmation page to the payor following the completion of the Internet transaction. Such confirmation page shall include at least the following:
(1) 
The date that the Internet transaction was completed and sent by the payor; and
(2) 
A notice advising the payor to print out and retain the confirmation page as his or her receipt.
B. 
Payment received via the Internet shall be considered received by the appropriate officer and paid at the time the Internet transaction is completed and sent by payor.
C. 
The underlying bill or other amount owed to the Village of Penn Yan for which payment over the Internet is accepted by the Village of Penn Yan shall not be expunged, canceled, released, discharged or satisfied, and any receipt or other evidence of payment shall be deemed conditional, until the Village of Penn Yan has received total and unconditional payment for the full amount due.