DA Ligon rejects Meador, Riley claims of “scare tactics” allegedly from those calling for County spending reductions: “I’m not scared”

DA Ligon rejects Meador, Riley claims of “scare tactics” allegedly from those calling for County spending reductions: “I’m not scared”

Conroe, February 14 – Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley tried to turn a mundane presentation by District Attorney Brett Ligon to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court into a propaganda victory in their and County Judge Craig Doyal’s War Against The Taxpayers (the “WATT”). Rather than saying that […]

BREAKING NEWS: Commissioners Court Appoints Melder To LSGCD Board

Conroe, February 14-The Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to appoint fearless water rights advocate and former Conroe Mayor Webb Melder to the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District to replace immediately longtime President Richard Tramm. County Judge, Craig Doyal, expressed some reservations about Melder’s potential conflicts of interest, because Melder […]

Clark-Noack Resolution to Return County Departments Back to Supervision of Entire Commissioners Court Matter of Sound Management, Ethics

Clark-Noack Resolution to Return County Departments Back to Supervision of Entire Commissioners Court Matter of Sound Management, Ethics

Conroe, February 14 – Although the Commissioners Court Agenda for 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 14, 2017, contains many issues involving millions of dollars to the taxpayers, no issue may be of more vital concern to the fiscal condition of Montgomery County than the resolution, which Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Clark and Precinct 3 Commissioner James […]

Commissioners Court to Interview, Appoint Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Board Candidates

Conroe, February 12 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court will hold a special meeting after the conclusion of the regular Court meeting at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 14, to interview and take appropriate action regarding the appointment of a Board of Directors member for the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD). Several candidates with very […]

Steganography on Display: County Judge Doyal, Chief of Staff Fredricks Late-Friday Commissioners Court Agenda, Consisting of 16 Pages and 2,274 Pages of Backup Documents; Impossible for Commissioners, Public to Have Meaningful Notice

Conroe, February 12 – Without providing any advance information to the rest of the Commissioners Court or the public, County Judge Craig Doyal and his Chief of Staff Jim Fredricks posted an agenda for the February 14, 2017, 9:30 a.m., Commissioners Court meeting with 2,274 pages of backup. Clearly, Doyal and Fredricks seek to prevent […]

BREAKING NEWS: County Commissioners Court Pre-Meeting Meetings Canceled

Conroe, February 9, – There will no longer be pre-meeting meetings to discuss the County Commissioners Court agenda for fear that those meetings potentially violated the Texas Open Meetings Act. Habitually, County Judge Craig Doyal and his staff had sent out drafts of the Commissioners Court agenda on the Thursday before Tuesday Commissioners Court meetings […]

Clark, Noack Disavow the WATT, Come to Taxpayers’ Defense

Conroe, February 8 – County Commissioners Jim Clark, Precinct 4, and James Noack, Precinct 3, have seemingly disavowed Craig Doyal’s, Charlie Riley’s, and Mike Meador’s WATT (the War Against The Taxpayers). Clark and Noack have made clear their de-WATTment in a series of press releases they have issued over the past five days. Those press […]

Noack, Clark Propose State-Level Property Tax Reform, But Need to Focus on Spending Reductions as Truest Reform

Spring, February 8 – Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack and Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark have proposed a resolution for the February 14, 2017, Commissioners Court Agenda to support efforts by the Texas Legislature to bring about meaningful property tax reform. Citizens who pay taxes, however, cannot afford to wait for the Legislature […]