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 Government “For Sale!” Part 3: The ties that bind (CC – MCAD – CISD – SJRA – LSGCD)

Montgomery County Government “For Sale!” Part 3: The ties that bind (CC – MCAD – CISD – SJRA – LSGCD)

Image: The Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Montgomery Central Appraisal District, Conroe ISD, San Jacinto River Authority, and Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District are tied together through the Four Big Spenders. If the citizens seek smaller government, lower government spending, and, as a result, lower taxes they must unbind themselves from the Six Big Spenders and […]

Riley gets “Golden Hammer Award” for his work for higher property taxes, imitates a beet

Riley gets “Golden Hammer Award” for his work for higher property taxes, imitates a beet

Image: A beet. Conroe, September 27 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley received “The Golden Hammer Award” for hammering the taxpayers during the Tuesday, September 26, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting. Upon receiving the Award, Riley clearly attempted, by turning bright red, to imitate one of the healthiest vegetables known, the mighty beet. One […]

BREAKING NEWS: Stockton, Husbands seek re-appointment of high-taxing Tough to Appraisal District Board

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, September 26 – Conroe Independent School District Superintendent Don Stockton and CISD Board member John Husbands, who last Tuesday voted against providing any reappraisal relief to taxpayers who are victims of the Tropical Storm Harvey flooding, are seeking the re-appointment of Woodlands lawyer Bruce Tough to the Board of Directors of the […]

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 […]

EXTRA! Precinct 2 Commissioner Candidate Parker joins CISD President Bush in calling for tax re-appraisals of Harvey-damaged properties

Conroe, September 14 – Precinct 2 County Commissioner candidate Gregory Parker, who is challenging incumbent Commissioner Charlie Riley in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election joined Conroe Independent School District Board President Melanie Bush in calling for tax re-appraisals of all Tropical Storm Harvey-damaged properties. “I call for all taxing entities attached to the […]

Redux: It’s Good To Be The King: Craig’s Doyal’s $110,000 House (With His Immediate Next Door Neighbor’s Home Valued At $596,000)

Redux: It’s Good To Be The King: Craig’s Doyal’s $110,000 House (With His Immediate Next Door Neighbor’s Home Valued At $596,000)

Image: The brand new home of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal has a proposed Montgomery Central Appraisal District valuation of $110,130. His immediate next door neighbor’s home somehow has a valuation of $596,000. PUBLISHER’S NOTE: The most popular article in the seven month history of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, ran on April […]

Doyal, Commissioners Court impose tax increase (with increased appraisals), utterly fail to cut County government spending, keep tax rate at $0.4667 per $100

Doyal, Commissioners Court impose tax increase (with increased appraisals), utterly fail to cut County government spending, keep tax rate at $0.4667 per $100

Image: The explosive spending growth of the Montgomery County government under County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador has gone nuclear. They’ve done nothing to manage the operations of the County government. While they’ve slept (or played golf), the citizens have paid taxes. Conroe, July […]

Although Meador, Riley claim complete befuddlement regarding Appraisal District Budget, they do seem to understand conflicts of interest

Although Meador, Riley claim complete befuddlement regarding Appraisal District Budget, they do seem to understand conflicts of interest

Image: Montgomery Central Appraisal District Directors Mike Meador, who is also Precinct 1 County Commissioner, and Ed Chance, former Precinct 3 County Commissioner. Conroe, June 29 – At the Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting, Mike Meador, who is both a Montgomery Central Appraisal District (MCAD) Director and Precinct 1 County Commissioner, and Charlie […]