LSGCD candidates drip off against each other; Bouche: “everything’s fine until your water bill has a comma in it”

LSGCD candidates drip off against each other; Bouche: “everything’s fine until your water bill has a comma in it”

Image: Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District candidates met for the first time in a public debate at the Woodlands Chamber of Commerce on Friday, October 5, 2018. Ten candidates participated in the debate. In this photograph, Jon Bouche (second from left), running for the position to represent Commissioners Precinct 3, said, “Everything’s fine until your […]

Montgomery County’s Appraisal District gorging itself on its own high appraisals, seeks massive budget increase

Montgomery County’s Appraisal District gorging itself on its own high appraisals, seeks massive budget increase

Image: Montgomery Central Appraisal District Board of Directors member and County Commissioner Charlie Riley. Conroe, June 20 – Enjoying the fruits of its own massive appraisal increases, the Montgomery Central Appraisal District (MCAD) plans a massive spending increase of $1,838,375, or 15.93%, for Fiscal Year 2018 over its 2017 operating budget. MCAD’s Board of Directors […]

It’s nice to be the Prince: Commissioner Meador’s son Gary got the property tax break you’ve been wanting

It’s nice to be the Prince: Commissioner Meador’s son Gary got the property tax break you’ve been wanting

Image: Perhaps, it was the little tree blocking Gary Meador’s lakefront view that led to the lower property tax appraisal. Montgomery and Conroe, May 11 – It’s nice to be the Prince; that’s Gary Meador, son of Precinct 1 County Commissioner Montgomery Central Appraisal District (MCAD) Board member Mike Meador. Unlike the vast majority of […]

The full story behind MCAD’s “obscene inflation of appraisals”

Conroe, May 1 – “We’re seeing obscene inflation of appraisals,” accused Woodlands Township Board member John Brown, when speaking of the Montgomery Central Appraisal District (“MCAD”), during an April 26, 2017, meeting. Brown is far from the only person complaining about MCAD’s proposed 2017 valuations which hit the mail approximately three weeks ago. Meanwhile MCAD […]

MCAD is just way too political

Conroe, April 20 – The re-appraisal of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s home from $110,000 to $573,000 overnight reveals just how political the Montgomery Central Appraisal District (MCAD) actually is. If you ever had any question whether MCAD acted at the behest of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, all doubt should leave you. After a […]