Treasurer Davenport: “There’s a huge lack of integrity there” in the County Human Resources Department

Treasurer Davenport: “There’s a huge lack of integrity there” in the County Human Resources Department

Image: County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport (left) with her husband, Marc Davenport, the brilliant local political consultant (right). Conroe, March 14 – In an unusual juxtaposition and irony, County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport accused County Human Resources Director Dodi Shaw and her staff of “a huge lack of integrity there.” Davenport then proceeded to refuse to identify […]

No “Riley Two-Step,” Please, for the County Treasurer’s “Reorganization”

No “Riley Two-Step,” Please, for the County Treasurer’s “Reorganization”

Image: County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s Horizontal 2-Step Conroe, March 13 – County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s proposed “reorganization” of her Department on the agenda for tomorrow’s Commissioners Court meeting, and the circumstances surrounding it, legitimately create fears among the taxpayers that we’ll witness another instance of the “Charlie Riley Two-Step,” although this time involving County Judge […]

Major issues loom in final Commissioners Court meeting before the “Trial of the 21st Century, the TOMA Trial” begins

Conroe, March 12 – The final Montgomery County Commissioner Court will hold its final meeting on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., before the Texas Open Meetings Act trial, which is set to commence on March 27. County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s proposed “reorganization” of her 6-person Department, County Judge Craig Doyal’s portrait “For Future […]

County Treasurer’s embattled “reorganization” highlights March 14 Commissioners Court agenda

County Treasurer’s embattled “reorganization” highlights March 14 Commissioners Court agenda

Image: County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport. Conroe, March 11 – The embattled departmental “reorganization” of County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, which has caused an outbreak of substantial feuding between her department and Dodi Shaw’s Human Resources Department is one of the highlights of the March 14, 2017, Commissioners Court agenda. Agenda Item 16A under “County Treasurer” might […]

Davenport, Shaw Feud Begs for Nepotism, Management Reform; All Four (Craig Doyal, Fredricks, Davenport, Shaw) At Fault

Conroe, February 21 – Over the past four days, The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has reported two countervailing stories, each from the perspective of a protagonist, Dodi Shaw, the Montgomery County Human Resources Department (“HR”) Director, and Stephanne Davenport, the countywide elected Treasurer, who, of course, heads the County Treasurer’s Department. (“Breaking […]

The Golden Hammer’s Local “Week in Review”

Conroe, February 19 – Here’s some highlights of what happened in politics and government in Montgomery County during the past week. “County Attorney Lambright Ghost-Edits, Partly Writes Fake News Story in Courier Blog to Slam Critic Yollick; Agador Sparatacus Exposed” (February 10, 2017). County Attorney J.D. Lambright ghost-wrote a Courier article under a reporter’s name to […]

BREAKING NEWS: The Golden Hammer’s Records Request Begins to Reveal “Treasurer”-Trove of Documents Related to County In-fighting under Dictatorial Doyal’s Direction

Conroe, February 18 – Yesterday, The Golden Hammer initiated a massive Public Information Act/Open Records request concerning the in-fighting between County Judge Craig Doyal, County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, Human Resources Director Dodi Shaw, “chief of staff” Jim Fredricks and others, a request which has already begun to yield a “treasurer trove” (pun intended) of documents. On January […]

Breaking News: HR Director Dodi Shaw Fears for Her Job, Pledges Loyalty in Complaint Letter to County Judge Craig Doyal

Breaking News: HR Director Dodi Shaw Fears for Her Job, Pledges Loyalty in Complaint Letter to County Judge Craig Doyal

THE “HIT LIST,” DAVENPORT’S DEPARTMENTAL REORGANIZATION TO PROMOTE JUDGE DOYAL’S DAUGHTER, DOYAL’S INTERROGATATIONS CONCERNING ANTI-LOYAL CONDUCT AT JOE’S PIZZA Conroe, February 18 – A flood of County employees have leaked to The Golden Hammer a waterfall of copies of a letter, dated February 13, 2017, from Montgomery County Human Resources Director Dodi Shaw to County […]

Steganography on Display: County Judge Doyal, Chief of Staff Fredricks Late-Friday Commissioners Court Agenda, Consisting of 16 Pages and 2,274 Pages of Backup Documents; Impossible for Commissioners, Public to Have Meaningful Notice

Conroe, February 12 – Without providing any advance information to the rest of the Commissioners Court or the public, County Judge Craig Doyal and his Chief of Staff Jim Fredricks posted an agenda for the February 14, 2017, 9:30 a.m., Commissioners Court meeting with 2,274 pages of backup. Clearly, Doyal and Fredricks seek to prevent […]