Vassalboro Sanitary District is pleased to announce its participation in the Maine Pay Port Online service; a convenient way.for citizens to pay their Utility Payments online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Vassalboro Sanitary District also participates in Maine PayPort OTC, an over the counter solution that allows individuals and organizations to be able to pay via telephone to the office using a Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express credit card. While municipal participation in Maine PayPort is optional, the service has now grown to include over 100 municipalities.
Maine PayPort Online is a service offered by a third party working in partnership with the State of Maine and this municipality. As a part of the service, the designated portion of your payment will be remitted to the municipality on your behalf. The balance funds the operation of this and other Maine.gov online services. Conducting business through Maine PayPort Online is voluntary and the final cost may be higher than using other forms of payment.
Transactions up to $40 - $1 processing fee
Transactions over $40 - 2.5% processing fee
Maine PayPort Online service is provided by InforME. InforME has been processing electronic payments for Maine state and local government since 1999. All private customer data is secured according to the most up-to-date and stringent security standards. InforME is CyberTrust certified, the industry gold standard for security, and PCI/DSS compliant.
Maine PayPort Online can be accessed online at https://epayment.informe.org/payportonline/welcome. When selecting the City/Town please select the Vassalboro Sanitary District- not the Town of Vassalboro. Please allow up to 5 business days for your payment to be applied to your account. Citizens who would like more information are encouraged to contact the office at 207-872-7263.
Quarterly invoices are mailed the first week of April, July, October, and January, approximately 25 days before payment is due. Invoices are due and payable on receipt. Payments are applied to the oldest balance. Finance charge will be assessed monthly if payment is not received by the invoice due date.
Per the office of the Maine State Treasurer, effective March 1, 2021, interest will be charged 6% per annum on all past due accounts, down from 8% per annum in 2020. This interest rate is subject to change yearly.
Mail is collected Monday through Friday and payments are applied the same day. Should mail be delayed or returned to us for any reason, this will not be considered an excuse for failure to pay or reversal of finance charge.
The water readings used for billing are obtained from the East Vassalboro Water Company and Kennebec Water District. Credit will not be given for over use, possible leakage, etc., unless we receive word from the water companies there was a discrepancy in their readings.
Online payments can be made via our website at www.vsdistrict.com. When selecting the City/Town, choose Vassalboro Sanitary District – not the Town of Vassalboro. There is a $1.00 processing fee for transactions up to $40.00 and a 2.5% processing fee for transactions over $40.00, which is provided by State of Maine PayPort Online service. Allow up to 5 business days for your payment to be applied to your account.
If the quarterly invoice remains three months past due, a lien will be placed against your name for collection.