Payments may be made at any Yazoo Valley office during normal
business hours. The normal business hours are as follows:
Office 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
Payments may be dropped into the night depository provided at
both offices. Payments may be made in the form of check or money order by mail
or night depository. Yazoo Valley Electric Power Association will not be
responsible for cash sent through the mail or put in the night
Payments can also be made at Bank Plus locations in Pickens and
Tchula. Sunflower in Lexington also accepts Yazoo Valley bill payments. When a
payment is made at one of these locations, these three criteria must be
1) Consumer must have a copy of the bill to be paid.
bill must be paid in full.
3) The payment must be on or before the due
Many of our consumers use the Bank Draft Plan and are quite
satisfied with it. The automatic draft plan sets the member on a plan that will
allow the amount of the bill to be drafted from a bank account on the due date
of the bill. Two cards must be filled out for the consumer to be set up on this
Here’s how it works:
- Members will continue to receive his or
her monthly bill(s) as usual.
- Bill will be stamped "pre-paid by draft"
to indicate a draft will be issued for the net amount shown on the bill.
An electronic transfer will draft the amount of the bill from the members
account on the bill due date.
- Members’ bank statement will reflect the
amount of the draft and serve as a receipt of payment.
- Members may
discontinue the Bank Draft Plan at any time by notifying Yazoo Valley Electric
Power Association and his or her bank.
To take advantage of the bank Draft Payment plan, a member needs
to fill out 2 draft cards. There will be a thirty-day waiting period before the
draft goes into effect.
The following agencies provide energy assistance to members who
are in need. When a consumer is not financially capable of paying his or her
bill, one of the following agencies can be recommended:
|Central Mississippi Inc. (CMI) ||662-834-2437 |
|Mississippi Delta Council ||662-834-3001 |
|Washington Warren Issaquena Sharkey Community Action
(WWISCA) ||662-378-5857 |
If a check is returned from the bank, it is added back to the
account it was received for. If the check paid for more than one account, it is
added back in full to only one account (usually the member’s primary
A returned check charge of $35.00 is also added to the account.
This charge will be waived if the bank is in error.
After a check is returned for insufficient funds, checks will no
longer be accepted for a period of one year.
A mailer is sent out to the member when a returned check is
received. It notifies the member of the 5-day grace period he or she has to pay
the amount of the check and the service charge. After 5 days, a service order
is created to disconnect the account. No extra time is given on returned