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City of Tonkawa Launches Online Bill Pay

TONKAWA, OK.February 29, 2008 – Conducting business with the city of Tonkawa is now faster and more convenient. City of Tonkawa residents and businesses now have the ability to securely pay license fees, utility bills, ambulance charges and police citations online.

"We are so pleased to unveil our new online bill pay system to the citizens and businesses of Tonkawa," said Deborah Miner, City Clerk/Treasurer. "We strive to provide user-friendly methods to transact business with the city over the Internet, resulting in convenience, fast access to information, and increased productivity for our city staff."

Visa and MasterCard payments can be made 24 hours a day and are processed through OK.gov’s secure payment engine. The city of Tonkawa is the first local government entity to utilize OK.gov to process payments over the Internet. OK.gov abides by rigorous policies and procedures to safeguard all personal information, such as banking information and personal data. This ensures that residents and businesses can be confident that their payments are safe, private, and secure.  

Tonkawa’s Online Bill Pay System is a product of a partnership between the city of Tonkawa and OK.gov, Oklahoma’s Official Web site managed by the eGovernment firm, NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV)

About the City of Tonkawa
Tonkawa, "the Wheatheart of Oklahoma", is located in Kay County. Tonkawa is the home of the largest labyrinth of its kind, a heart-shaped paver labyrinth dedicated as Tonkawa’s Oklahoma Centennial Project.  Additional information is available at www.cityoftonkawa.com. 

About OK.gov
OK.gov (www.OK.gov) built and manages the official Web site for the state of Oklahoma and partners with state and local entities to bring new government services online. OK.gov is managed by the Oklahoma Office of State Finance and eGovernment firm NIC Inc. 

About NIC
NIC manages more eGovernment services than any provider in the world. The company helps government communicate more effectively with citizens and businesses by putting essential services online.  NIC provides eGovernment solutions for over 2,600 state and local agencies that serve more than 69 million people in the United States.  Additional information is available at www.nicusa.com.

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