Incorporation proponents’ suggestion of assuming 11 MUDs would increase Township property taxes more than 33%

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, September 20 – Shelley Sekula-Gibbs, the Woodlands Township Board member who has become one of the leading mouthpieces in favor of incorporation of The Woodlands as a city, sent an eblast on Monday, September 13, 2021, in which she said, “The city could assume the 11 Woodlands MUDs, eliminating […]

MAJOR BREAKING NEWS! U.S. Court of Appeals for Fifth Circuit in New Orleans rules anti-monopoly lawsuit against San Jacinto River Authority to proceed

MAJOR BREAKING NEWS! U.S. Court of Appeals for Fifth Circuit in New Orleans rules anti-monopoly lawsuit against San Jacinto River Authority to proceed

Image: That Water Works is part of the original Parker Brothers game of Monopoly obviously portended the monopolization through regulation of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District to benefit the San Jacinto River Authority’s surface water sales. MAJOR BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports New Orleans and Conroe, August 3 – The United States […]

“It’s Hammer Time” to host popular LSGCD President Hardman at noon

Bill Brenza, Special Reporter to The Golden Hammer Conroe, July 30 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live and YouTube show found at MCPLive.TV, will host popular Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District President Harry Hardman at noon today. Hardman will discuss why Montgomery County water bill prices are so high as well as regulatory issues […]

Quadvest utility company criticizes Groundwater Management Area 14 proposed regional groundwater regulations

Publisher’s Note: The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, obtained a copy of the letter from Quadvest, L.P., a major local utility company and groundwater producer, to Groundwater Management Area 14 (GMA 14) of the Texas Water Development Board. GMA is the regional regulatory body overseeing groundwater conservation districts, including the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation […]

BREAKING NEWS! San Jacinto River Authority totally failed to plan for flooding, as secret “Emergency Action Plan” reveals

BREAKING NEWS! San Jacinto River Authority totally failed to plan for flooding, as secret “Emergency Action Plan” reveals

Image: The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, pressed the scofflaw San Jacinto River Authority for all of its “flood control” plans, and, after four (4) years of litigation, finally obtained them after a mire of lawsuits and appeals. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, June 9 – The San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) finally […]

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer sets tomorrow (June 9) to release San Jacinto River Authority’s Emergency Action Plan after almost 4-year court fight

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, will release to the public the San Jacinto River Authority’s Emergency Action Plan (EAP) after this newspaper prevailed in an almost four year long court battle to obtain the crucial public information. Eric Yollick, Editor-in-Chief, said, “We’ll release SJRA’s documents […]

San Jacinto River Authority loses all appeals to The Golden Hammer, must turn over “engineering” documents related to downstream flooding; river authority complains about “It’s Hammer Time” show in other case

San Jacinto River Authority loses all appeals to The Golden Hammer, must turn over “engineering” documents related to downstream flooding; river authority complains about “It’s Hammer Time” show in other case

Image: The Golden Hammer‘s Editorial Board celebrated the public’s victory over the secretive San Jacinto River Authority after all of the scofflaw river authority’s appeals ran out in the dispute over this newspaper’s request for all engineering plans prepared for the operation of the Lake Conroe Dam with respect to reducing flooding downstream. The Golden Hammer Staff […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court to take no action regarding subsidence

A cross-section of the groundwater aquifers under Montgomery County. Source: United States Geological Survey. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 28 – On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court addressed an agenda item on subsidence, the issue which has become a major controversy between Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) and […]

BREAKING NEWS! Governor Abbott appoints Buick to SJRA Board, as citizens await to see if more politics or reform

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Austin, April 26 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott appointed Republican political activist Stacey Buick to the Board of Directors of the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) this morning. Buick’s appointment is subject to confirmation by the Texas Senate. For decades, Montgomery County citizens have suffered gubernatorial […]

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