BREAKING NEWS! Montgomery County Commissioners Court rats on Conroe ISD’s plans aggressively to raise property tax appraisals during discussion of County bond defeasance

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, April 24 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court presented some financial projections for the County government, which rat on Conroe Independent School District’s (CISD) financial projections and reveal how aggressively the school district will push for higher property tax appraisals, in the event of the passage of an $807 million bond package […]

Conroe ISD’s latest falsehood is that older voters shouldn’t care enough to vote NO in the $807 million bond/tax hike referendum

Conroe ISD’s latest falsehood is that older voters shouldn’t care enough to vote NO in the $807 million bond/tax hike referendum

Image: Taxes take freedom. Conroe, April 24 – Conroe Independent School District (CISD) has fashioned a new argument to discourage voters likely to vote “NO” in the $807 million bond and tax hike referendum. According to Kelli Cook, Director of Strategy and Operations for the Children’s Hope PAC, which opposes the bond, “We’ve begun to […]

Commissioner Noack’s proposal to save tax dollars on bond payments highlights April 23 Montgomery County Commissioners Court agenda

Conroe, April 23 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack’s proposal to save taxpayers $7.1 million by the early payoff of long-term debt highlights the April 23, 2019, Commissioners Court meeting. Noack told The Golden Hammer, “This proposal is just a first step. I realize that we need to achieve at least a one percent (1%) […]

Metts’ own public relations team gets him in trouble for safety violations

New Caney, April 22 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts’ use of taxpayer-funded public relations backfired on him last week when his public relations team posted photographs of Metts, his convicted felon foreman Greg Long, and others supervising a road repair without following the Montgomery County Safety Policy Manual for employees. Metts and […]

Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner Noack urges $7.1 million in budget reductions just through debt defeasance alone, intends to urge other reductions as well

Conroe and The Woodlands, April 17 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack has proposed $7.1 million in budget reductions for the Fiscal 2020 Budget for the Montgomery County government just through the early payoff of long-term debt. Noack told The Golden Hammer, “This proposal is just a first step. I realize that we need […]

Montgomery County Judge Keough ushers Commissioners Court into new era of ethics at March 26 meeting, developing strong alliance with Commissioner Noack

Conroe, April 16 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough led the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to endorse unanimously the JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act at the March 26, 2019, Commissioners Court meeting, an action which may usher in a new era of right versus wrong as a standard for conduct in Montgomery County. […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Riley’s latest SH 242 tollroad scam uncovered, as reality surfaces that Montgomery County Toll Road Authority has paid no flyover toll expenses!

Montgomery County Commissioner Riley’s latest SH 242 tollroad scam uncovered, as reality surfaces that Montgomery County Toll Road Authority has paid no flyover toll expenses!

Conroe, April 16 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s latest scam and lie has finally seen the light of day as the truth has surfaced that there are no Toll Road Authority-paid maintenance expenses for the State Highway 242 flyovers. Riley has desperately tried to keep the tolls on the flyovers with the argument that, […]

Restoration of citizens at top of County government organizational chart, choice of Griffin as new County Attorney, lockstep voting on spending mark main features of March 19 Commissioners Court meeting

Restoration of citizens at top of County government organizational chart, choice of Griffin as new County Attorney, lockstep voting on spending mark main features of March 19 Commissioners Court meeting

Image: Montgomery County Auditor Rakesh Pandey, who has begun his tenure seeming to act as a true independent auditor, presented his first ever Comprehensive Annual Financial Report to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on March 19, 2019. Significantly, Pandey restored Montgomery County citizens to the top of the organizational chart of the County government after […]

Courier blog headline puts its leadership of fools on display

Conroe, April 13 – The Courier blog, a decent newspaper many years ago, embarrassed itself yesterday – again – with a misleading headline for an article which two members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court instigated in order to cover up their failures to obtain information from the Texas Department of Transportation with respect to […]

Commissioner Noack joined Montgomery County Judge Keough, Citizens Budget Committee in calling for County government spending reductions for Fiscal Year 2020

Commissioner Noack joined Montgomery County Judge Keough, Citizens Budget Committee in calling for County government spending reductions for Fiscal Year 2020

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack (left) and his natural ally, Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough (right). Conroe, April 13 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack, Republican of The Woodlands, issued a letter on Friday afternoon, April 12, 2019, which the Commissioner sent to all County government department heads and all […]

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