Montgomery County’s useless “Code of Ethics”: Contention false that Reed shouldn’t have spoken about Hayden suspension, because case could come before “ethics committee”

Conroe, June 25 – One of the arguments among the group of individuals, who consider themselves elected elites, for why Republican Party Vice Chairman Reagan Reed deserves removal from the Montgomery County government’s “ethics committee” is that his writing a blog post in Texas Scorecard about the likely suspension of Precinct 4 Constable Rowdy Hayden […]

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 […]

Commissioner Noack moves to cancel taxpayer-funded lobbying contract with Eissler

Commissioner Noack moves to cancel taxpayer-funded lobbying contract with Eissler

Image: Left to right, lobbyist Rob Eissler and Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack. Conroe, June 21 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack has placed on the agenda for the Tuesday, June 25, 2019, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court a proposal to cancel the taxpayer-funded lobbying contract with Rob Eissler. […]

Noack’s self-inflicted wound swamps June 11 County Commissioners Court meeting ratings, Keough opposes, Metts obviously troubled

Noack’s self-inflicted wound swamps June 11 County Commissioners Court meeting ratings, Keough opposes, Metts obviously troubled

Image: On June 11, 2019, Noack hid behind Budget Director Amanda Carter who placed his proposal on the agenda to allow him to make hiring, firing, promotion, and other personnel decisions in secret. Noack’s proposal was completely irrational and harmed Noack more than it helped Noack or anyone else. It illustrates the fact that group […]

Salaries continue to spike Montgomery County government spending, constitute community embarrassment

Salaries continue to spike Montgomery County government spending, constitute community embarrassment

Image: “Mohawked” Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack has focused three of the last four year’s budget sessions on giving himself and other elected servants a giant salary increase. Unfortunately, the County government has failed to focus on spending and property tax reform. Conroe and The Woodlands, June 19 – Hovering at a gargantuan […]

Conroe ISD’s “budgeting by PowerPoint” method guarantees massive spending increase, no effort to control expenses; administration demands 2.5 cent rate increase on debt to offset temporary state-mandated spending caps

Conroe ISD’s “budgeting by PowerPoint” method guarantees massive spending increase, no effort to control expenses; administration demands 2.5 cent rate increase on debt to offset temporary state-mandated spending caps

Image: Alex in the 1971 film, A Clockwork Orange, obviously portrayed the budget methodology of the Conroe Independent School District in this scene involving the “Ludovico” technique of brainwashing. Rather than examining school district departments, conducting zero-based budgeting to determine whether expenditures have any purpose, or brainstorming novel ideas about methods of reducing overall spending, the […]

Solid Gold 50: Montgomery County government Top 50 salaries’ overpayments exceed $2.1 million over private sector salary comparisons

Solid Gold 50: Montgomery County government Top 50 salaries’ overpayments exceed $2.1 million over private sector salary comparisons

Conroe, June 17 – Four days ago, The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, published the top fifty non-law enforcement, non-elected servant salaries in the free spending Montgomery County government, a governmental entity which clearly suffers from a complete lack of management. The article was “‘Solid Gold 50’ Salaries Unmask County Government’s Explosive Salary Inflation,” The […]

“Solid Gold 50” salaries unmask County government’s explosive salary inflation

Conroe, June 13 – The “Solid Gold 50” salaries, the highest fifty (50) non-law enforcement, non-elected salary holders in the Montgomery County government, unmask the primary explosive spending problem: salary inflation. As the Commissioners Court passed the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget on September 5, 2018, Precinct 3 Montgomerty County Commissioner James Noack asked the wrong […]

Noack, two “establishment” cronies shove secrecy down citizens’ throats during June 11 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Noack, two “establishment” cronies shove secrecy down citizens’ throats during June 11 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Image: As Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough (center) spoke against the secrecy proposal of Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack (second from left in Mohawk hairdo), Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador (far right) held his own head aloft at the tip of his fingers, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley (second from right) […]

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