Councillors' Attendance Statistics
CREDIT CARD PAYMENT HANDLING FEES
Decision maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The reasons for the decision and any alternative options considered and rejected are set out in the report.
(1) That the application of a ‘handling fee’ in respect of credit card payments made to the Council from 1 April 2010, in line with paragraph 3.19 of the report be approved, with the exception of Parking Fines, pay to park charges, and any other charges in respect of which the Director of Finance and Corporate Services is advised that no sufficient legal power to levy such charges can be identified.
(2) That the rate of the handling fee be set at a level equal to, but not exceeding, the charge levied to the Council for the credit card payment.
(3) That the ability to change the rate of the handling fee in future, and also to levy such a handling charge on any other payment which are indentified as legally permissible, be delegated to the Director of Finance and Corporate Services for operational efficiency in accordance with the principle mentioned in resolution (1) above.
Publication date: 17/12/2009
Date of decision: 14/12/2009
Decided at meeting: 14/12/2009 - Cabinet
Effective from: 25/12/2009