Lady of the Lake? Wicked Witch of the Water? Or Merely “Farcical Aquatic Ceremony”? Either way, she’s anti-citizen

Conroe, December 13 – A scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail definitely came to one’s mind when observing anti-citizen Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) General Manager Kathy Turner Jones at the District’s December 11, 2018, Board of Directors meeting. Here’s the scene, which actually contains a nice summary of political philosophy: “King Arthur: […]

LSGCD President Melder leads with wise words

Conroe, December 13 – Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) President Webb Melder began the Tuesday, December 11, 2018, Board of Directors meeting with wise words that explain the direction he hopes to see LSGCD go. Melder read this statement immediately after the opening prayer and Pledges to the United States and Texas flags. “ALL […]

After decades of failing “to provide flood control,” San Jacinto River Authority faces existential lawsuits after Houston Court of Appeals opinion

After decades of failing “to provide flood control,” San Jacinto River Authority faces existential lawsuits after Houston Court of Appeals opinion

Image: Houston Court of Appeals Justice Michael Massengale, known as a very conservative jurist, wrote the unanimous opinion for the Court that has opened the San Jacinto River Authority up to lawsuits, possibly numbering in the thousands of claims, after the River Authority flooded thousands of homes during Tropical Storm Harvey. Conroe and Houston, December […]

San Jacinto River Authority Beginning Controlled Releases 

Conroe, December 7 – The San Jacinto River Authority released the following statement this afternoon: With an average of 1.7 inches of rainfall across the watershed in the last 24-hours, the Lake Conroe water level has risen above the normal pool elevation of 201′ above mean sea level (msl). Around 12:30pm, SJRA operations personnel at […]

SJRA prepares for major rainfall in Lake Conroe watershed

With current forecasts predicting anywhere from two to five inches of rainfall in and around the Lake Conroe area, the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) has said that it is implementing its standard protocols for a severe weather event, including establishing 24-hour work schedules, testing all equipment, positioning generators and fuel, and activating its reservoir […]

LSGCD General Manager Jones drags feet, prevents reform-minded Board from taking action

Conroe, November 28 – Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) General Manager Kathy Turner Jones, who vehemently opposed the election of a reform-minded Board of Directors and used LSGCD state government funds to campaign for their opponents, dragged her fee in at least two major respects during the Tuesday, November 27, 2018, Board meeting to […]

LSGCD President Melder, newly-elected Board moving towards transparency, rejecting pressure to over regulate groundwater

Conroe, November 24 – Despite resistance from anti-citizen General Manager Kathy Jones, Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) Webb Melder and the newly-elected Board of Directors are beginning to shift the unnecessary regulatory agency towards transparency. Melder ordered LSGCD GM Jones to re-post the agenda for the November 27, 2018, 3 p.m. Board of Directors […]

Metcalf swears in elected Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Board

Conroe, November 18 – State Representative Will Metcalf (R-Conroe), the primary author of the legislation during the 85th Legislative Session which re-established the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) with an elected rather than appointed board, enjoyed the honor of administering the Oath of Office to the newly-elected Board members at the LSGCD meeting on […]

LSGCD’s newly-elected Board members to be sworn in this morning with hope among citizens for swift action to deregulate groundwater, bring an end to agency’s completely unnecessary spending

Conroe, November 16 – State Representative Will Metcalf will swear in the newly-elected Board of Directors for the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) at a meeting of the newly-elected Board at 9 a.m. today at the district’s ridiculously-plush office located at 655 Conroe North Park Drive, Conroe, Texas 77303. The seven-member Board is the […]

Lone Star GCD Board to hold bizarre meetings on November 13 with one of them secret

Conroe, November 12 – On Friday, November 16, 2018, citizens of Montgomery County should celebrate far and wide when the first elected Board of Directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) will take the oath of office and, hopefully, begin to unwind the completely unnecessary regulations of the District, which have forced water […]

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