Susan Myrick speaks for all of Montgomery County

Susan Myrick speaks for all of Montgomery County

Image: Susan Myrick, who lives in Montgomery County Commissioner’s Precinct 2, spoke to the Commissioners Court on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, about her frustrations with rising property taxes even when her home suffers from flooding as a result of the poor performance of the Commissioners Court officials. Conroe, March 5 – What in the world […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal doesn’t care about people’s lives, property around Lake Conroe, cuts off citizen input in discussion of lake water levels

Conroe, March 4 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal rudely shut down the remarks of renowned business and community leader Rigby Owen, Jr., this past Tuesday, February 27, 2018, when Owen spoke to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court and dared to suggest that the San Jacinto River Authority – and Doyal – might want to […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal panders for Lake Conroe votes, attempts to stick Commissioners Court into SJRA business

Conroe, February 26 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal is pandering for votes with an offensive resolution “opposing efforts to force permanent lake level reductions at Lake Conroe, Montgomery County, Texas” that Doyal has placed on the February 27, 2018, Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting agenda. Besides having the Commissioners Court stick its nose into […]

Breaking News: Sequeira, O’Sullivan form affordable water political coalition for Montgomery County

CONROE, Texas — Montgomery County residents, business owners, and community leaders today announced the formation of a coalition, Restore Affordable Water (RAW), in response to rising water rates and mismanagement by the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD). RAW’s President is property rights fighter Simon Sequeira while the organization’s Treasurer is none other than the […]

Embattled San Jacinto River Authority ignores state agency’s admonishment to study Lake Conroe sedimentation rates carefully

Conroe, February 2 – Despite admonishment from the Texas Water Development Board, the rogue San Jacinto River Authority (TWDB) has ignored the need to conduct careful studies of the sedimentation rate in Lake Conroe. The admonishment came in a 2012 study with the enticing title, “Volumetric and Sedimentation Survey of LAKE CONROE June – August […]

Almost four months after Harvey, San Jacinto River Authority still takes no action “to provide flood control”

Conroe, December 15 – The San Jacinto River Authority (“SJRA”) Board of Directors met for the first time in two months on December 14, 2017, at 8:05 a.m., and failed even to include any mention of SJRA’s statutory duty “to provide flood control” on the meeting agenda. Instead, the SJRA Board approved: financial statements; a […]

The Woodlands’ Howard Hughes-Developed Lots Flooded at 35 Times Greater Rate

Don Hickey, Special Guest Writer to The Golden Hammer The Woodlands, December 9 – Homes developed in the Creekside Park West neighborhood on lots prepared by Howard Hughes Corporation (“HHC”), current owner of The Woodlands master-planned community, flooded at a rate 35 times greater during Hurricane Harvey than previously existing homes here, according to a group of […]

SJRA cheers dismissal of lawsuit against Sabine River Authority arising from March 2016 flood

Conroe, December 1 – San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) General Manager Jace Houston lauded what he called “an excellent ruling” from the 163rd District Court of Orange County, Texas, which dismissed a flooding lawsuit against the Sabine River Authority (SRA), arising out of flooding in March, 2016, which Houston believes is very similar to the […]

Clark working to bring $3 million of grants to mitigate flooding, drainage problems

Conroe, November 30 – A lively crowd of Precinct 4 residents, mostly from the Allendale neighborhood and from River Oaks Drive, expressed enormous gratitude and excitement when Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark announced that, with the assistance of Montgomery County Community Development Director Dr. Joanne Ducharme, he has located $3 million of federal community […]

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