Ugly November 14 Commissioners Court meeting reveals Doyal, Riley, Meador indifference

Conroe, November 20 – The Montgomery County Commissioner’s November 14, 2017, meeting was ugly. County Judge Craig Doyal and the members of the Commissioners Court didn’t seem to comprehend what was happening during the event. The Golden Hammer‘s ratings measure Commissioners Court votes that affect spending in comparison to the provisions of the Republican Party of […]

During November 14 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting, 5 times when they had no idea what they were voting to approve

During November 14 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting, 5 times when they had no idea what they were voting to approve

Image: When government acts, it usually messes things up. On November 14, 2017, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court considered at least five items about which they had no idea what they were discussing. Conroe, November 19 – The November 14, 2017, Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting was ugly. At least five times during the meeting, […]

High Noon Extra! CPS Board President Jaggers apologizes for adoption resolutions, while County Judge, Commissioners’ inattention raises major issue of concern

HIGH NOON EXTRA! BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, November 17 – CPS Board President Terri Jaggers, who also runs a nonprofit adoption organization, apologized to the community, to Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, and to the entire Montgomery County Commissioners Court for the wording of the Montgomery County Adoption Day and Montgomery County Adoption Month resolutions which […]

Meador will likely have to stay in the Commissioners Court meeting for Tx-249 Tollway vote, should leave for MCAD

Conroe, November 13 – Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador drinks a lot of coffee to stay awake and goes to the men’s room quite a lot during Montgomery County Commissioners Court meetings. On three occasions during the past year, proposals to spend money on the ever unpopular Tx-249 Tollway, the $73 million 3.6 mile […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court continues to march in lockstep at October 24 meeting

Conroe, November 11 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting  on October 24, 2017, was another fiscal disaster for the citizens of Montgomery County where the five members of the Commissioners Court seemed to march in lockstep. The Golden Hammer‘s ratings measure Commissioners Court votes that affect spending in comparison to the provisions of the Republican Party […]

Commissioners Court to consider 13 Appraisal District Board candidates, odds of reform nil

Image: With the Commissioners Court and school districts unwilling to rein in the Montgomery Central Appraisal District, the true engine of tax increases in Montgomery County, the County government and administration-heavy school districts will continue to enjoy their unlimited supply of tax dollars to spend. Conroe, November 11 – On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, the […]

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, […]