Constable Gable proposes laudatory spending proposal, even though it amends budget

Constable Gable proposes laudatory spending proposal, even though it amends budget

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and The Woodlands, February 23 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Ryan Gable, whose office is in The Woodlands, has proposed a $29,213 law enforcement expenditure, which taxpayers should applaud. Gable seeks to spend $29,213 for his law enforcement department “from contingency” funds previously transferred from his department as a […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court adopts County-government-assisted towing oligopoly

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, February 22 – With the beneficiary towing company operators, especially Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts’ close political associate T.J. Knox, urging them on, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court adopted a towing oligopoly in Montgomery county for non-consent tows at a special meeting on Friday, February 12, 2021. As Assistant […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court’s February 9 meeting “planting…thorns in bosom” of local taxpayers

Montgomery County Commissioners Court’s February 9 meeting “planting…thorns in bosom” of local taxpayers

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough presided over the February 9, 2021, Commissioners Court meeting, which was quite thorny to the taxpayers. “While we must, by all available means, prevent the overthrow of the government, we should avoid planting and cultivating too many thorns in the bosom of society.” – – March 18, 1864, Letter […]

Commissioner Noack questions election integrity during Commissioner Court meeting

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, November 20 – After a cluster of runoff elections with questionable results in Montgomery County, one County Commissioner finally raised the issue of ballot and voting integrity in County elections, while conservatives watch in amazement as liberal-leaning election officials seem across the Nation to have shifted electoral results away […]

Over Commissioner Riley’s vehement resistance, County government releases Forensics Center plans, reveals Riley lied to public, Commissioners Court

Over Commissioner Riley’s vehement resistance, County government releases Forensics Center plans, reveals Riley lied to public, Commissioners Court

Image: Architect’s rendering, drawn on August 5, 2020, of Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley’s dream Forensics Center,  designed for Montgomery County’s projected population in 2052 (!), which would cost the taxpayers $18.1 million. Riley lied to the members of the Commissioners Court and the public on September 22 when he said there were no architect […]

Businessman Tibbs angers Montgomery County Commissioners Court members by telling the truth that they get favorable treatment on their property tax appraisals from the Appraisal District

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, September 11 – Local businessman Dennis Tibbs spoke at the September 8, 2020, Special Meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court and drew the ire of three of the five Court members – Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack, County Judge Mark Keough, and Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts – […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Metts’ staff gets in tiff over which Commissioner should get credit for Court’s September 8 no new tax vote

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, New Caney, and The Woodlands, September 10 – A brawl erupted on social media between the staff of Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts and Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack, who spoke for himself. The dispute erupted on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, after the Commissioners Court voted to […]

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