Noack’s Precinct 3 budget numbers boring (with two exceptions) (Part 3 in a 4-part series)

Noack’s Precinct 3 budget numbers boring (with two exceptions) (Part 3 in a 4-part series)

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer The Woodlands, May 16 – Well-run government should be boring and should stay out of the headlines. Montgomery County Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack’s budget numbers are pretty boring with two exceptions. This article is the third of a 4-part series on each of the Commissioner Precincts based upon the documents The Golden […]

Budget numbers show Commissioner Riley makes a mess of road and bridge operations in Precinct 2 (part 2 of a 4-part series)

Budget numbers show Commissioner Riley makes a mess of road and bridge operations in Precinct 2 (part 2 of a 4-part series)

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley salutes some of his constituents. Magnolia, May 15 – Charlie Riley, Precinct 2 County Commissioner of Montgomery County, has terribly managed the road and bridge maintenance and construction in the southwest part of this community which he is supposed to represent. Riley is out of touch mainly […]

Budget numbers reveal Commissioner Meador’s terrible Precinct management (part 1 of a 4-part series)

Budget numbers reveal Commissioner Meador’s terrible Precinct management (part 1 of a 4-part series)

Image: Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador partying it up at his secret “camp party” with his financial contributors and political friends. Willis, May 14 – Montgomery County Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador’s budget and management of his Precinct road and bridge operations are completely haywire. Expenditure data The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, recently […]

$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 […]

Mr. Clark goes to Austin

Austin, March 6 – Montgomery County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Clark is traveling to the Austin State Capitol for four days to meet with the Texas Legislature for property tax relief and other issues important to East Montgomery County as well as the County as a whole. Clark intends to meet with representatives from Montgomery […]

Willis’ Deer Haven Village: What the H, Commissioner Meador?!

Willis, January 27 – In late October, 2016, after several years of complaining and petitioning to Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador, the residents of Deer Haven Village, a subdivision in Willis, received some surprises. A road and bridge crew from Meador’s Precinct 1 arrived in the neighborhood to provide them with some road paving for […]

Commissioner Meador Transmogrifies Multimillion Dollar Road Fund Into “Slush”

Commissioner Meador Transmogrifies Multimillion Dollar Road Fund Into “Slush”

Conroe, January 27 – Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador has transferred $2,737,025.30 from the Precinct 1 road budget into a wide variety of other expenditures having little or nothing to do with roads, since April, 2014. Meador slid $625,000.00 of the transferred funds over to “professional services” which largely represented payments to engineering firms and […]

Noack Accuses Cagle, Doyal of Threatening Engineers

January 20, 2017, The Woodlands – Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack accused Precinct 4 Harris County Commissioner Jack Cagle of threatening engineers and engineering firms who politically have supported Noack. Noack posited, “Jack Cagle and [Montgomery County Judge] Craig Doyal threatened engineers that if they give [campaign contributions] to me, they won’t get work […]

$1.3 MILLION HIGHWAY BOONDOGGLE LEADS JANUARY 24 COURT AGENDA

Conroe, January 20, 2017 – A proposed $1.3 million payment for County Judge Craig Doyal’s and Commissioner Charlie Riley’s TX-249 “Decimation of Hope Highway” project to build a 3.6 mile road for a total $100 million at the far southwest edge of Montgomery County highlights the Commissioners Court Agenda for January 24, 2017, at 9:30 […]