BREAKING NEWS! Montgomery County Commissioner Noack moves to cancel Woodlands incorporation transition agreement after voters soundly reject incorporation

BREAKING NEWS The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and The Woodlands, November 5 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack has placed on the Commissioners Court’s agenda for the Tuesday, November 9, Commissioners Court meeting a proposal to terminate the County government’s Transition Agreement with the Woodlands Township with respect to incorporation of The Woodlands […]

The Folly of Woodlands Incorporation, Part 6: If Woodlands incorporates as a city government, residents will lose chance to enjoy property tax homestead exemption

The Folly of Woodlands Incorporation, Part 6: If Woodlands incorporates as a city government, residents will lose chance to enjoy property tax homestead exemption

Image: Woodlands Township Gordy Bunch made clear to the Woodlands community at the Thursday, October 21, 2021, Board of Directors meeting that, with incorporation, a homestead exemption for property taxes is “fiscally impossible.” The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, October 25 – What has become very clear is that if Woodlands residents are able […]

Woodlands Township Directors Sekula-Gibbs, Rieser seek to require pro-incorporation political speech along with any against, but not other way around in Township meetings

Woodlands Township Directors Sekula-Gibbs, Rieser seek to require pro-incorporation political speech along with any against, but not other way around in Township meetings

Image: Shelley Sekula-Gibbs (at left) announced her intention to restrict anti-incorporation political speech at future Woodlands Township and Woodlands Village Association meetings near the end of a Township Board of Directors meeting on Monday, October 11, 2021, which began with a 34 minute argument by Township Chairman Gordy Bunch (right) in favor of incorporation of […]

Low voter turnout favors pro-Big Government forces in Woodlands incorporation referendum, after Bunch schedules off-year election contrary to promises

Low voter turnout favors pro-Big Government forces in Woodlands incorporation referendum, after Bunch schedules off-year election contrary to promises

Image: Woodlands Township Chairman Gordy Bunch promised the public and the Montgomery County Commissioners Court (on February 12, 2019) he would only schedule a referendum on Woodlands incorporation during a gubernatorial or presidential election year. Political expediency has led Bunch to alter his plans and schedule the incorporation referendum on a low voter turnout odd […]

Bunch, political allies vastly overtax Woodlands residents to make incorporation appear cheaper than reality

Bunch, political allies vastly overtax Woodlands residents to make incorporation appear cheaper than reality

Image: When Gordy Bunch, whose focus as Chairman of the Woodlands Township has always been to consolidate his political power by forming a city government through incorporation, became the Township Chairman, the steep reductions in tax rates ended. The Township instead began overtaxing Woodlands residents by more than $60 million in order to build a […]

Woodlands incorporation poses test for local “Tea Party” groups

Woodlands incorporation poses test for local “Tea Party” groups

Image: What will happen to the Tea Party movement in the Woodlands incorporation election? The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, August 23 – Woodlands Township Chairman Gordy Bunch and Vice Chairman Bruce Reiser have engaged the two so-called “Tea Party” organizations in Montgomery County to seek their endorsements for incorporation of The Woodlands as a […]

Woodlands Township draws criticism for sinking $5K taxes into public relations float contract without discussion in open Board meeting

Woodlands Township draws criticism for sinking $5K taxes into public relations float contract without discussion in open Board meeting

Image: Is this expenditure where you want your hard-earned tax dollars to go? The same company, A to Z Events, Inc., which constructed this beautiful float, received a $5,000 contract to construct a float for the Woodlands Township to permit them to brag about the Monarch butterflies, swan boats, and other amenities of the Woodlands […]

Montgomery County, Woodlands Township in warlike feeding frenzy over CARES Act funds: Noack said, “I think an apology should be issued”

Montgomery County, Woodlands Township in warlike feeding frenzy over CARES Act funds: Noack said, “I think an apology should be issued”

Image: Wild dogs tearing apart a baby oryx accurately depict the appearance of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on March 9 and the Woodlands Township Board on February 24, 2021, when they fought with each other and leveled harsh accusations in a fight over CARES Act funds. Bunch accused the Montgomery County government of “theft,” […]

Power Top Ten #9: Woodlands Township Chairman Gordy Bunch

Power Top Ten #9: Woodlands Township Chairman Gordy Bunch

Image: Businessman Gordy Bunch has become the face of the Woodlands Township and serves as its Chairman of the Board of Directors. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Montgomery County, December 1 – Gordy Bunch, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Woodlands Township, is the Ninth Most Powerful of the Power Top Ten, the […]

The Golden Hammer endorses Bunch, Trump in November 3 General Election

Kelli Ann Cox, Publisher, The Golden Hammer The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper endorses Gordy Bunch for re-election to the Woodlands Township, Position 1, in the November 3, 2020, General Election. It’s an easy choice, despite some of the controversy Bunch has brought upon himself. In the history of the Woodlands Township, there simply […]