Frequently Asked Questions

1.  How often are vendor payment checks mailed?
2.  As a vendor providing goods and/or services to Portage, am I able to have my payment deposited directly to my bank account and avoid the lag time inherent in processing a check?


1.  How often are vendor payment checks mailed?
Payments to vendors are batched and processed on a two week cycle. 

2.  As a vendor providing goods and/or services to Portage, am I able to have my payment deposited directly to my bank account and avoid the lag time inherent in processing a check?
The city offers free ACH electronic payments for any City of Portage vendor.  Payments can be made directly to your financial institution and deposited in your account.  Electronic deposits are made the same day that checks are mailed.  Click here to sign up to receive ACH payments from the City of Portage. Payments to vendors are batched and processed on a two week cycle.