Golden Hammer Award goes to County Library Director Jeri Williams for failing to protect taxpayers and keep up with the times

Golden Hammer Award goes to County Library Director Jeri Williams for failing to protect taxpayers and keep up with the times

Image: The Montgomery County government’s $9.4 million per year libraries are as outdated as this old bookmobile. Conroe, August 11 – Montgomery County Library Director Jerilynne Williams received the “Golden Hammer Award” for hammering the taxpayers in the amount of $9.4 million with her library system that is sorely out of date and fails to […]

Benson added to Animal Shelter Advisory Board, as Commissioners Court finally cleans up Board membership

Benson added to Animal Shelter Advisory Board, as Commissioners Court finally cleans up Board membership

Image: Montgomery County Animal Shelter Advisory Board member Robbie Benson with her friend Valentine. Conroe, August 10 – After several months of delays, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court finally cleaned up the membership of the Montgomery County Animal Shelter (“MCAS”) Advisory Board. In addition to other changes to the Board, the Commissioners Court appointed renowned […]

With an inflatable Trump chicken taking roost outside White House, many Montgomery County residents are wondering whether a giant inflatable Godzilla should appear astride the Sadler Adminstration Building to protest County government spending

With an inflatable Trump chicken taking roost outside White House, many Montgomery County residents are wondering whether a giant inflatable Godzilla should appear astride the Sadler Adminstration Building to protest County government spending

Image: This image from video, shows a inflatable chicken on the Ellipse, just south of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. The giant inflatable chicken bearing the unmistakable hairstyle of the commander in chief transfixed tourists and television cameras in the nation’s capital. (AP Photo) CONROE and WASHINGTON (The Golden Hammer, AP) — President […]

Bambi Meets Godzilla: Taxpayers versus the Commissioners Court in the August 8 budget hearing

Bambi Meets Godzilla: Taxpayers versus the Commissioners Court in the August 8 budget hearing

Conroe, August 9 – The budget hearing on August 8, 2017, before the Montgomery County Commissioner Court portends a scene from the classic 1969 short, “Bambi versus Godzilla.” (Video of short at bottom of this article.) During both the regular Commissioners Court meeting and the budget hearing portion of the meeting afterwards, citizens, including Alan […]

Gregory Parker: “The Commissioners Court needs to learn to say ‘no'”; Precinct 2 Commissioner candidate Parker discusses politics, philosophy, his new book

Gregory Parker: “The Commissioners Court needs to learn to say ‘no

Image: Precinct 2 County Commissioner candidate Gregory Parker stands at the Church @ 242, August 7, 2017. Conroe, August 8 – Precinct 2 County Commissioner candidate Gregory Parker spoke to the Montgomery County Tea Party in a question-and-answer format about his candidacy, his political philosophy, and his latest book Conservative Essays for the Modern Era. Local […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court to make history, intends to pass highest operational expense budget ever!

Montgomery County Commissioners Court to make history, intends to pass highest operational expense budget ever!

Image: Montgomery County Judge Doyal takes his directions from local political boss Marc Davenport. Conroe, August 7 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court intends, after its 4-day “budget workshop” during which County Judge Craig Doyal excluded citizen participation, to make history by passing the highest operational expenditure budget ever. The proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget […]

Commissioner Riley making little progress on 2-year-old road bond projects in Precinct 2

Commissioner Riley making little progress on 2-year-old road bond projects in Precinct 2

Image: Left to right, Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, Montgomery County Hospital District Board member and Treasurer Chris Grice, and Woodlands Development Company Co-Chief Executive Tim Welbes, July 10, 2017. Magnolia, August 5 – Embattled Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley has made little progress on the November 2015 road bond projects that voters approved […]

In Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s world, this guy is a “fiscal conservative”: Commissioners Court to hold public hearing on proposed tax rate for Fiscal Year 2018 on Tuesday, August 8, at conclusion of regular meeting

In Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s world, this guy is a “fiscal conservative”: Commissioners Court to hold public hearing on proposed tax rate for Fiscal Year 2018 on Tuesday, August 8, at conclusion of regular meeting

Image: 44th President B. Hussein Obama. Conroe, August 5 – In Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s world, B. Hussein Obama, the free-spending ultra-liberal 44th President of the United States, was a “fiscal conservative.” Please see full discussion below. August 8 “public hearing” The Montgomery County Commissioners Court will hold a public hearing on the proposed […]

Montgomery County Government 401: The Golden Hammer to Implement Zero-Based Budgeting

Montgomery County Government 401: The Golden Hammer to Implement Zero-Based Budgeting

Image: Since we’re looking for something fun to do, such as zero-based budgeting or learning about the Montgomery County government, let’s start with The Hillary Step, at 28,839 feet, Mount Everest, Nepal. The Step is a nearly vertical climb of approximately 39 feet just below the South Summit. The 2015 earthquake on Mount Everest has […]