BREAKING NEWS: Commissioner Noack provides direction to County Departments on budget cuts

The Woodlands, May 3 – Since Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal has waffled in giving any direction to County Department heads for how to find budget cuts for the proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget, and others, including Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, have even questioned whether to […]

BREAKING NEWS: Woodlands Township defers consideration of homestead exemption, opposes development of Jones State Forest

The Woodlands, April 26 – The Woodlands Township Board of Directors unanimously voted to defer consideration of a property tax homestead exemption for taxpayers in The Woodlands. The Board also voted unanimously to “oppose any development at any time of the Jones State Forest.” Homestead Exemption Several citizens, including representatives of the Montgomery County Tea […]

20% Homestead Exemption, Doyal’s Encouragement of Foreign Nationals to Receive Easier Immigration Status Under Obama Program in Montgomery County Highlight March 28 Commissioners Court Meeting

Conroe, March 28 – The Montgomery County Commissioners held a meeting on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., where Noack led, Riley switched his vote, and Doyal followed to allow passage of a 20% property tax homestead exemption. Points are good. COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING MARCH 28, 2017, 9:30 a.m. (Judge Doyal and Commissioners Meador, […]

Republican Commissioner Noack, County GOP Executive Committee Lead Charge to Convince County Commissioners Court to Adopt 20% Homestead Exemption

Republican Commissioner Noack, County GOP Executive Committee Lead Charge to Convince County Commissioners Court to Adopt 20% Homestead Exemption

Conroe, March 27 – The giant issue on the Montgomery County Commissioners Court Agenda for Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., is whether the Court will adopt Republican Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack’s proposal to increase the residential homestead exemption from 10% to 20% based upon the clear presentation of County Tax Assessor-Collector […]

$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 […]

County GOP Executive Committee endorses significant County spending reductions, 20% homestead exemption, increased law enforcement funding

County GOP Executive Committee endorses significant County spending reductions, 20% homestead exemption, increased law enforcement funding

Image: Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States (left), with Reagan Reed, Montgomery County GOP Precinct 50 Chairman (right). Conroe, February 28 – The Montgomery County GOP Executive Committee voted decisively to endorse a proposal to cut significantly County spending overall, to adopt a 20% homestead exemption for County property taxes, and to increase […]

The Wild Montgomery County CC Homestead Exemption Debate revealed much about Doyal’s and colleagues’ philosophies

The Wild Montgomery County CC Homestead Exemption Debate revealed much about Doyal’s and colleagues’ philosophies

Conroe, February 14 – During the regular Commissioners Court meeting this past Tuesday, the five-person Commissioners Court debated whether to give taxpayers relief in the form of a 20% homestead exemption. The resolution, which Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack moved to adopt and Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Clark seconded, failed on a 2 to 3 […]

Tax Assessor-Collector McRae Presents Homestead Exemption, Tax Analysis to Commissioners Court; Doyal, Commissioners Use Two Word Trick to Reduce Homestead Exemption Vote!

Conroe, February 14 – Montgomery County Tax Assessor-Collector Tammy McRae presented a thorough “Property Tax Exemption Analysis” to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court during the regular meeting on February 14. McRae discussed the homestead exemption under Texas Property Tax Code Section 11.13(n), which provides: “In addition to any other exemptions provided by this section, an […]

Doyal Succumbs to Citizen Demands for Homestead Exemption, Then Tries to Take Credit for 10% Homestead Exemption; Doyal’s War Against The Taxpayers (WATT) Continues

Doyal Succumbs to Citizen Demands for Homestead Exemption, Then Tries to Take Credit for 10% Homestead Exemption; Doyal’s War Against The Taxpayers (WATT) Continues

Conroe, February 14 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to approve a property tax exemption on 10% of the value of all homesteads, but it was a tough road to get to that point. The exemption discussion between with a study by political activist Kelli Cook and an article that appeared on January […]

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 […]