Commissioner Noack fires back with “thank you” to County Human Resources Department, calls Davenport speech “reprehensible public rant”

Commissioner Noack fires back with “thank you” to County Human Resources Department, calls Davenport speech “reprehensible public rant”

Image: County Human Resources Department Employees Emily Sain, Cindy Carevic, Mandy Pyle, Director Dodi Shaw, Assistant Director Kathy Flowers, with beautiful bouquet of flowers from Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack. The Woodlands, March 15 – County Commissioner James Noack fired back this afternoon at County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s speech during Commissioners Court yesterday. The circumstances arose […]

Treasurer Davenport: “There’s a huge lack of integrity there” in the County Human Resources Department

Treasurer Davenport: “There’s a huge lack of integrity there” in the County Human Resources Department

Image: County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport (left) with her husband, Marc Davenport, the brilliant local political consultant (right). Conroe, March 14 – In an unusual juxtaposition and irony, County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport accused County Human Resources Director Dodi Shaw and her staff of “a huge lack of integrity there.” Davenport then proceeded to refuse to identify […]

$The 6 Billion Man: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal

Conroe, March 13 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal is the $6 billion man when it comes to government spending. The County government budget is $377 million with a crushing $55 million per year of annual debt service and long-term debt of in excess of half a billion dollars. That’s not enough spending for Craig […]

No “Riley Two-Step,” Please, for the County Treasurer’s “Reorganization”

No “Riley Two-Step,” Please, for the County Treasurer’s “Reorganization”

Image: County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s Horizontal 2-Step Conroe, March 13 – County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s proposed “reorganization” of her Department on the agenda for tomorrow’s Commissioners Court meeting, and the circumstances surrounding it, legitimately create fears among the taxpayers that we’ll witness another instance of the “Charlie Riley Two-Step,” although this time involving County Judge […]

Major issues loom in final Commissioners Court meeting before the “Trial of the 21st Century, the TOMA Trial” begins

Conroe, March 12 – The final Montgomery County Commissioner Court will hold its final meeting on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., before the Texas Open Meetings Act trial, which is set to commence on March 27. County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s proposed “reorganization” of her 6-person Department, County Judge Craig Doyal’s portrait “For Future […]

County Treasurer’s embattled “reorganization” highlights March 14 Commissioners Court agenda

County Treasurer’s embattled “reorganization” highlights March 14 Commissioners Court agenda

Image: County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport. Conroe, March 11 – The embattled departmental “reorganization” of County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, which has caused an outbreak of substantial feuding between her department and Dodi Shaw’s Human Resources Department is one of the highlights of the March 14, 2017, Commissioners Court agenda. Agenda Item 16A under “County Treasurer” might […]

Paranoia consumes Montgomery County Judge’s office in midst of County Treasurer reorganization, reveals why entire Commissioners Court should manage County government

Conroe, March 8 – Documents, which The Golden Hammer has obtained, reveal the paranoia with which the Montgomery County government operates, the hyper-politicalization, and the reason management and operation of the County government should fall under the entire Commissioners Court rather than a hyper-political County Judge Craig Doyal. After some foot-dragging, County officials eventually released the […]

BREAKING NEWS: County Treasurer Davenport Announces $31,505.59 Proposed Department Budget Reduction in Reorganization, Pushes Back Against HR Director Shaw’s “Posturing”

Conroe, February 19 – County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport announced in an exclusive with The Golden Hammer that she is reorganizing her 8-person County Department and, upon approval of the Commissioners Court, returning $31,505.59 in permanent savings to the County Budget as a result. Davenport also criticized County Human Resources Director Dodi Shaw for “posturing” (1) concerning that reorganization […]

Breaking News: HR Director Dodi Shaw Fears for Her Job, Pledges Loyalty in Complaint Letter to County Judge Craig Doyal

Breaking News: HR Director Dodi Shaw Fears for Her Job, Pledges Loyalty in Complaint Letter to County Judge Craig Doyal

THE “HIT LIST,” DAVENPORT’S DEPARTMENTAL REORGANIZATION TO PROMOTE JUDGE DOYAL’S DAUGHTER, DOYAL’S INTERROGATATIONS CONCERNING ANTI-LOYAL CONDUCT AT JOE’S PIZZA Conroe, February 18 – A flood of County employees have leaked to The Golden Hammer a waterfall of copies of a letter, dated February 13, 2017, from Montgomery County Human Resources Director Dodi Shaw to County […]

Community, GOP Support Highlight Treasurer Davenport’s Campaign Finance Report

Conroe, January 22 – Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s January 13, 2017, semiannual campaign finance report displayed her commitment to support of community activities and the local Republican Party. The report, which Davenport filed with Elections Administrator Suzie Harvey, covers the period from July 1 to December 31, 2016. Davenport, who held a campaign fundraiser […]