A tale of two Jameses: secrecy versus openness, gloom versus happiness: Montgomery County Commissioners Metts, Noack begin 2019 with very different styles

A tale of two Jameses: secrecy versus openness, gloom versus happiness: Montgomery County Commissioners Metts, Noack begin 2019 with very different styles

Image: With a lot of good humor and laughter, Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack opened up a staff meeting on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, to re-orient his employees and begin 2019 on a positive note. Noack’s employee meeting contrasted markedly with the secretive stress- and tension-filled meeting of Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts […]

Agenda item to return County control to Commissioners Court from County Judge at end of lame duck Doyal’s term reveals “Hit List” drove it all along

Agenda item to return County control to Commissioners Court from County Judge at end of lame duck Doyal’s term reveals “Hit List” drove it all along

Image: Lame duck Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal (right), added an agenda item for the December 11, 2018, Commissioners Court meeting at the end of his failed four-year term to return control of County government operations back to the Commissioners Court, rather than the County Judge, thereby revealing the purpose in the County Judge’s control […]

DOYAL BEGINS ELECTORAL POLITICS 2 YEARS BEFORE 2018 ELECTIONS

Conroe, January 13 – In an email among the legal fund contributors to County Judge Craig Doyal’s criminal defense fund – engineers Halff Associates, Inc., engineers Binkley & Barfield, real estate developer Rick Sheldon, engineer Mike Weaver, and political consultant Peter Peters – they discussed that Craig Doyal will be “looking for blood in the […]

Mooney Receives First “Golden Hammer Award” for 2017

Conroe, January 10, 2017 – Montgomery County Engineer Mark Mooney received the first “Golden Hammer Award” of 2017 at the Tuesday, January 10, 2017, meeting of the Commissioners Court. The “Golden Hammer Award” recognizes instances of wasteful government spending that result in “hammering the taxpayers.” Mooney refused to accept the gold-painted hammer, so Montgomery County […]