Editorial: please forgive the explosion

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 13, 2019, is a gigantic day for the citizens of Montgomery County. At 9:30 a.m., the dysfunctional Montgomery County Commissioners Court will meet. The giant issue is the effort of the liberals – Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts, Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, and Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike […]

Editorial: The Commissioners Court must end the immoral practice of funding politically-connected nonprofits and allow community members to chose for themselves whom to fund

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer It’s time for the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to follow morality – and the law – and bring funding of politically-connected nonprofits to an end. Here are three points we must all remember. #1 The Commissioners Court provided over $2 million of capital improvements and property to the Meals on Wheels […]

Guest Editorial and Report, Brian Dawson: Nonprofits got a fair shake from Montgomery County Commissioners Court

Brian Dawson, Guest Writer to The Golden Hammer Last week Montgomery County Commissioner’s Court passed a historic budget reducing the county’s tax rate to the effective rate and restricting spending increases to that of new growth.  The average home in Montgomery County will realize a reduction in property taxes because of this budget. For years, many […]

BREAKING NEWS! Former Montgomery County Judge Sadler, conservative hero, declares Commissioner Court action “historic”

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, August 2 – Former Montgomery County Judge Alan B. Sadler pronounced the Commissioners Court action yesterday (Thursday, August 1, 2019) to pass a budget less than or equal to the “effective rate” – the rate of tax which, even with tax appraisal increases, would reduce to a point where the average taxpayer’s […]

Very cohesive Commissioners Court moves forward on Montgomery County government Fiscal Year 2020 Budget

Very cohesive Commissioners Court moves forward on Montgomery County government Fiscal Year 2020 Budget

Image: Always immensely prepared, Montgomery County Tax Assessor-Collector Tammy McRae presented the certified appraisal numbers to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to begin the second day of the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Workshop. The three members of the Commissioners Court who missed the first day of the Budget Workshop were able to find their way […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court begins budget workshop, Noack, Keough focus on core missions, while citizens plead for mercy

Montgomery County Commissioners Court begins budget workshop, Noack, Keough focus on core missions, while citizens plead for mercy

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack, Republican of The Woodlands, made clear on Monday, July 29, 2019, that he sought to restrict Montgomery County government spending to “the Constitutional and statutory reasons of why the government exists” and nothing else. Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, the “People’s Judge,” agreed with him. The other […]

Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Riley to bring Woodlands Parkway Extension through sneaky traffic jamming of F.M. 2978 at the proposed Mansions Way triangle

Riley, Commissioners Court hide $135K spending item on super-secret “consent agenda” due to its controversial nature Conroe, Magnolia, and The Woodlands, July 8 – If there’s anyone who is a genuine master of creating traffic jams, destroying mobility for personal gain, and dealing with the citizens of south Montgomery County with utmost duplicity, it’s Precinct […]

Metts’ removal effort against Reed displays the Grand Chasm between elected servants and their masters

Metts’ removal effort against Reed displays the Grand Chasm between elected servants and their masters

Conroe, June 25 – Today at the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts has placed on the agenda an item to remove Montgomery County Republican Party Vice Chairman Reagan Reed from the powerless County “ethics committee,” because Metts doesn’t like the fact that Reed, in his job for Empower Texans, […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court to engage in spending free-for-all (except not free taxpayers) on June 25

Conroe, June 24 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court will embarrass County citizens by meeting on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. While Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts’ motion to remove Montgomery County Republican Party Vice Chairman Reagan Reed from the so-called “ethics committee” will likely receive the most attention during the meeting, the four […]

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