Monday, January 14, 2013
Pilot unit for proposed electronic payment system would be installed in the office of the Clerk of Courts with later deployment to other county sites
Montgomery County is planning a program that would allow residents to remit payment for various county fees through a series of electronic payment kiosks. The county is working with suppliers to hash out the details and specifications of the kiosk system, the initial unit of which will be located in the office of the Clerk of Courts, Ann Thornburg Weiss. If that portion of the program goes smoothly, kiosks may then be deployed to other county locations for the convenience of residents living in those areas. "We'll see how it works," County Commissioners Chair Josh Shapiro said last month. "Potentially, we'll be able to have this system out and about in the county." The machines will accept credit cards, debit cards, "and all types of legal…
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Residents can enjoy free parking in the area around the Montgomery County Courthouse until the new kiosks go live on Thursday.
The Norristown Public Works Department was out in force today removing the parking meters from the streets around the Montgomery County Courthouse. With the parking meters gone and the new kiosks not going live until Thursday, residents can enjoy free parking in the neighborhood.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Council approved new parking kiosks and a controversial building inspector switch.
According to The Times Herald, Norristown Municipal Council voted 6-1 to approved the purchase of 20 parking meter kiosks on Tuesday, June 21, from New Jersey-based Metric Parking. The municipality will pay $281,675 for the kiosks, plus an additional $15,120 for a maintenance contract that will cover repairs, software updates and server hosting. The kiosks are intended to replace 63 meters in a four-block area around the Montgomery County Courthouse on Swede and Airy streets. An additional 70 parking spaces will also be added to Main and DeKalb streets. The kiosks will likely be installed in late summer and are expected to raise approximately $252,000 in new revenue per year. The kiosks will accept coins and bills initially and, once the …