Fort Dodge, Iowa, Partners with Iowa Interactive to Provide Payment Processing Services

FORT DODGE, Iowa--()--The City of Fort Dodge, Iowa, is using a new Web-based payment processing system, called PayPort, to collect right of way permits, excavation, and utility payments online and over-the-counter. The service is available online at www.fortdodgeiowa.org and processes secure, real-time transactions via debit card, credit card or eCheck.

“We’re impressed with this system—it’s quick and easy-to-use,” said Michelle Hefley, Fort Dodge City Treasurer. “It has streamlined our collection process and made things run smoother in our office.”

Fort Dodge is the 12th city to partner with Iowa Interactive, LLC of Des Moines, to provide payment processing services using PayPort. The service was provided at no cost to the city and replaces an existing system that terminates services and support May 26, 2016.

About Iowa Interactive

Iowa Interactive, LLC is responsible for the oversight of the development of the official website for the state of Iowa, Iowa.gov. The portal operates through a public-private partnership between the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) and Iowa Interactive, LLC, to help Iowa government entities Web-enable their information services. Iowa Interactive builds, operates, maintains and markets Iowa.gov and is part of NIC’s (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies. Additional information is available at www.iowai.org.

About NIC

Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides digital government solutions for more than 4,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the “100 Best Small Companies in America” six times and the company has been included four times on the Barron’s 400 Index. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.

Contacts

Iowa Interactive, LLC
Jason Johns, 515-323-3468
President and General Manager
or
Fort Dodge
Michelle Hefley, 515-573-7156
City Treasurer

Release Summary

The City of Fort Dodge, Iowa, is now using a new Web-based payment processing system, called PayPort, to collect right of way permits, excavation, and utility payments online and over-the-counter.

Contacts

Iowa Interactive, LLC
Jason Johns, 515-323-3468
President and General Manager
or
Fort Dodge
Michelle Hefley, 515-573-7156
City Treasurer