For the second month in a row, Burton was the only entity in Washington County whose sales and tax distributions were up from last year’s.
Brenham’s rebate this month was $572,982, a 5 percent decrease from last July’s rebate of $603,252. For the year so far, the city has received $3,945,014, compared to the $4,040,379 it received through this point last year, a 2.3 percent drop.
The county as a whole received $249,841, down 3.9 percent from the $260,182 it received last July. To date, the county has received $1,728,356, down 7.8 percent from the $1,874,725 it had received at this time last year.
Comptroller Glenn Hegar reported, for July, the state paid out $744.2 million, down 2.6 percent from last July, but still up 0.3 percent for the year so far.