The city of Harrah, Okla., announced Friday that residents and businesses can now pay bills, fees, and fines using the municipal Web site.

"We are very optimistic that adding online credit card payments to our Web site will prove to be a tremendous convenience to all of our citizens," said Deborah Miner, Harrah's city clerk, in a press release put out by, the state's official Web site, which is managed by the Oklahoma Office of State Finance and NIC Inc. of Olathe, Kan., the host of e-government portals for 21 states.

Harrah, a suburb of Oklahoma City, can now accept Visa and MasterCard transactions for utility payments, deposit and rent payments for municipal pavilion and amphitheater rentals, and payments of bonds and citations, said.