Government-Business

Reminder: franchise tax report now due July 15

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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds taxpayers that the due date for 2020 franchise tax reports has been extended to Wednesday, July 15 to be consistent with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Sober driving reminder given for Memorial Day weekend

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The University of Southern California (USC) is reporting that alcohol sales have surged since the COVID-19 pandemic began, raising concerns among USC experts and others that the “bottoms-up binge” could come with a cost.

Energy savings sales tax holidays slated

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Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds families and businesses that they can save on the purchase of certain water- and energy-efficient products during the state’s Water-Efficient Products and Energy Star® sales tax holidays, May 23-25.

City reopens limb/leaf site

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The City of Schulenburg has reopened the limb and leaf site located at the west end of South Street. Hours are Wednesdays from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Sale of fireworks allowed

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A special, two-minute meeting of the Fayette County Commissioners Court was held Thursday afternoon, May 14, during which an order was signed allowing the sale of fireworks for the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

Sheriff's Report

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April 2020

Sheriff Keith Korenek reports these activities of Fayette County deputies for April. 

Police Report

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Schulenburg Police Chief Troy Brenek reports that officers responded to   134   calls for service and three reportable incidents were investigated during the week of May 9-15.

May sales tax allocations total $824.1 million

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Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced on Wednesday, May 6 that he was sending cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $824.1 million in local sales tax allocations for May, 5 percent less than in May 2019.

Deadline in feral hog, coyote contests May 31

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Because the Fayette County Extension Office temporarily suspended entries in the spring coyote and feral hog contests, the deadline has been extended to Sunday, May 31. Entries must be submitted at one of the designated weigh stations.