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, […]

Motorcycle purchasing jumble-up creates Commissioners Court confusion

“And what is good, Phaedrus, and what is not good – – Need we ask anyone to tell us these things?” Conroe, November 18 – It was embarrassing to watch Montgomery County Purchasing Director Gilbert Jalomo present a request for approximately $125,000 of BMW motorcycles during the Commissioners Court meeting on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, […]

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 […]

Matt Beasley supporter: “He’s such a good person, which is why he’s a terrible politician, and will make such a great judge!”

The Woodlands, November 17 – Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace candidate Matthew Beasley kicked off his campaign to a packed room of more than 250 supporters in the banquet facility of Herrera’s Restaurant on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. It was a very unusual event, because it had the atmosphere of a get-together among friends […]

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 […]

Beaumont Court of Appeals takes the ethical approach all the way around in Texas Open Meetings Act case

Beaumont, November 1 – The four-person Beaumont Court of Appeals has taken the ethical approach all the way around in the Texas Open Meetings Act criminal case against Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and local political boss Marc Davenport. Justice Charles Kreger recused himself from participating in the case. […]

MORNING EXTRA! Beasley, currently Commissioner Noack’s Chief of Staff, announces bid for Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace

MORNING EXTRA! The Woodlands, October 24 – Matt Beasley announced today that he intends to file as a Republican candidate for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3. “I was shocked to hear that Judge Connelly was retiring and not seeking re-election. She has proven to be one of the hardest working and most caring people Montgomery […]

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 […]

Proposed $1.25 million flood study raises numerous concerns about SJRA, Commissioners Court, and feds

Conroe, October 20 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously at the October 10, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting to authorized County Judge Craig Doyal to write a letter to United States Congressman Kevin Brady (R-The Woodlands) requesting $1.25 million of federal government funding to conduct a flood mitigation study for Montgomery County. In its […]