Commissioners Court examines Tropical Storm Harvey/San Jacinto River Authority flooding numbers, debris removal

Conroe, September 27 – Montgomery County Tax Assessor-Collector Tammy McRae and County Emergency Management Director Darren Hess provided the Montgomery County Commissioners Court some sad numbers concerning the number of homes and families’ lives destroyed when Tropical Storm Harvey and the San Jacinto River Authority joined to flood Montgomery County. Hess told the Commissioners Court: […]

Citizen activism, and the appropriate servant response from Commissioner Noack, helped to untangle the Animal Shelter mess a year ago; lessons learned

Conroe, September 24 – A year ago, the Montgomery County Animal Shelter remained in crisis. Citizen activism – and the appropriate servant response from Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack – helped to untangle the crisis and put the Shelter on a far better track. The crisis reached its zenith during Labor Day weekend in […]

Montgomery County Citizens give Trump an A and Congress an F at Texas Patriots PAC meeting (Part 2 of 2)

Montgomery County Citizens give Trump an A and Congress an F at Texas Patriots PAC meeting (Part 2 of 2)

Image: State Senator Brandon Creighton, Republican of Conroe, speaking at the Tuesday, September 19, 2017, meeting of the Texas Tea Party Patriots PAC, said, “It’s good to be out of Austin.” The Woodlands, September 21 – After Mark Keough, State Representative and reform candidate for Montgomery County Judge, spoke about government accountability to the packed […]

While Montgomery County floods and the taxpayers face impending doom when the tax bills arrive in a month, the Commissioners Court fiddles on September 12

Conroe, September 12 – While Montgomery County suffers from a devastating, largely government-caused flood, and while taxpayers face the impending doom of receiving their property tax increase bills next month, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court fiddled around on September 12, 2017, took no action to reduce government spending, and appeared to address business as normal. […]

The Golden Hammer recognizes spending reduction leaders

The Golden Hammer recognizes spending reduction leaders

Image: Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack, left, and State Representative and candidate for Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, right. Conroe, September 15 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, recognized the County government leaders who reduced their departmental spending for the coming Fiscal Year 2018 Budget along with the two members of the […]

Why Montgomery County citizens should boot out any politician who supports the $73 Million, 3.6-mile, Tx-249 Tollway Boondoggle for Corrupt Officials and Contractors. While we’re at it, let’s defenestrate the highway altogether.

Why Montgomery County citizens should boot out any politician who supports the $73 Million, 3.6-mile, Tx-249 Tollway Boondoggle for Corrupt Officials and Contractors. While we’re at it, let’s defenestrate the highway altogether.

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, under criminal indictment, waiting to speak before the Texas Transportation Commission, on June 27, 2017, where he lied and told them that Montgomery County was “unified in support” behind the $73 million, 3.6-mile, Tx-249 Tollway. Magnolia, September 9 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, […]

Elitist Montgomery County Commissioners Court Adds To Disaster At Five Meetings (August 22 (3), September 1, September 5): The Golden Hammer Ratings

Elitist Montgomery County Commissioners Court Adds To Disaster At Five Meetings (August 22 (3), September 1, September 5): The Golden Hammer Ratings

Image: As the nuclear holocaust began at the end of the movie Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, presidential advisor Dr. Strangelove (whom actor Peter Sellers portrayed) recommended that the President gather several thousand of the elite leaders of the nation to live in deep mineshafts where the radiation […]

Jim Clark, a lonely man, needs some help on the Montgomery County Commissioners Court

Conroe and New Caney, September 7 – Jim Clark is lonely. The Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner was the lone vote  against the proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget. All four other members of the Commissioners Court – even Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack – voted for the budget which contains the largest “operational expenditures” […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court loses all sense of propriety, passes $328 million budget with highest operational spending in history without meaningful review or public hearing

Montgomery County Commissioners Court loses all sense of propriety, passes $328 million budget with highest operational spending in history without meaningful review or public hearing

Image: Fester Bestertester would fit right in with the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, which passed a $328 million budget for Fiscal Year 2018 without meaningful review and without a public hearing. (Fester Bestertester was one of the great characters of MAD Magazine’s Don Martin.) Conroe, September 6 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court passed a […]

After Commissioner Clark, citizens hammer Commissioners Court on wasteful Tx-249 tollway spending, Doyal, Riley, Meador ignore concerns and spend another $405,500

Conroe, September 5 – After Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark and several citizens complained to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court about wasteful spending on the 3.6 mile $73 million (!) Tx-249 tollway, County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador ignored their concerns and voted […]