Have the Montgomery County Commissioners learned anything? First ratings for Fiscal Year 2018 present ugly picture

Have the Montgomery County Commissioners learned anything? First ratings for Fiscal Year 2018 present ugly picture

Image: This young fellow was obviously very eager to learn to drive. Unfortunately for the citizens of Montgomery County, County Judge Craig Doyal and his colleagues on the Commissioners Court have not shown a similar eagerness to improve or learn. Conroe, October 22 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court held its first meeting of Fiscal […]

AN OPEN LETTER FROM KELLI COOK TO CRAIG DOYAL, MIKE MEADOR, JD LAMBRIGHT

October 20, 2017 Dear County Judge Craig Doyal, County Commissioner Mike Meador, County Attorney JD Lambright, Maintenance Director Paul Case, and to whom else this concerns: It is against the law for a public servant to use public property for your own personal gain. Does this apply to employees? Seems like to me employees should […]

The Golden Hammer gives final FY2017 ratings, grades to Montgomery County Commissioners Court

Conroe, October 17 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has issued our final year-long Fiscal Year 2017 ratings and grades to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. The newspaper (and its predecessor social media) began to rate the five members of the Commissioners Court on October 1, 2016, the beginning of Fiscal Year 2017, […]

Fragile Tx-249 Tollway corruption stalls during Montgomery County Commissioners Court while Meador goes to the bathroom

Fragile Tx-249 Tollway corruption stalls during Montgomery County Commissioners Court while Meador goes to the bathroom

Image: With Commissioner Mike Meador missing (empty chair on far right), the fragile Montgomery County Commissioners Court coalition foisting the Tx-249 Tollway on Montgomery County citizens, despite massive community opposition, first voted down a proposal to accept the corrupt right-of-way grant from Varde Partners, a multinational real estate developer which regularly gives small portions of […]

Sunday Afternoon Extra! Montgomery County Commissioners Court to nominate two for Montgomery Central Appraisal District!

Conroe, October 8 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court has four people whom it will seriously consider for nomination to the Montgomery Central Appraisal District (MCAD). A fifth person appears merely to be a “revenge nominee” of the angry Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley. The Court may nominate two individuals to the MCAD Board […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court hurries to spend the rest of the tax dollars; final ratings for Fiscal Year 2017

Conroe, October 7 – At the final Commissioners Court meeting during Fiscal Year 2017, on September 26, 2017, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court hurried to spend the remaining tax dollars they hadn’t yet burned. Here are the ratings of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper. The cumulative ratings began on October 1, 2016, the […]

O’Sullivan to Commissioners Court: “I don’t want [budget] ratholes to be created”

Conroe, October 3 – Political activist and Texas Tea Party Patriots PAC Treasurer Bill O’Sullivan blasted the Montgomery County Commissioners Court for their practice of permitting County Departments to rollover unspent funds without fetters. O’Sullivan noted that “some funds needs to be rolled over.” He provided the examples of two accounts where rollovers of funds […]

County Auditor Martin creates bureaucratic accounting snafu for Precinct 3 Constable Gable

Conroe, October 2 – Precinct 3 Constable Ryan Gable’s request to carry forward unused salary and benefit funds from his Constable Precinct 3 operating funds gave rise to quite the bureacratic snafu at the Tuesday, September 26, 2017, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioner’s Court. Fortunately, Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack suggested a solution […]

Appraisal district board nominees critical issues Commissioners Court to face during September 26 meeting

Conroe, September 25 – The single biggest issue the Montgomery County Commissioners Court will face during its final regular meeting during Fiscal Year 2017 on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, will be Agenda Item 11A: “Consider, Discuss, and Approve Nominees as the County’s Candidates for Election to the Montgomery Central Appraisal District’s Board of Directors 2018-2019 […]

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