Montgomery County Judge Doyal intends to lock County government into ERP financial debacle before Keough can arrive to stop it

Conroe, August 15 – Montgomery County taxpayers momentarily dodged a large cannonball when the Commissioners Court deferred action on the proposed $16 to $25 million Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software that lame duck Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, lame duck County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, and embattled County Auditor Phyllis Martin plan to stick to the […]

County Auditor budget confusion continues, as blame for taxpayers suffering $300K loss becomes crystal clear

County Auditor budget confusion continues, as blame for taxpayers suffering $300K loss becomes crystal clear

Image: Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack (left) and Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal (right) eagerly began to spend millions of dollars they had confiscated from the taxpayers for Fiscal Year 2019, while they failed to address the $300,000 problem they created in the County Auditor’s departmental budget during all of Fiscal Year 2018. Conroe, […]

Riley, Davenport file briefs in Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

Austin and Conroe, August 10 – Two of the criminal defendants in the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA) criminal case pending before the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals filed their appellate briefs late on Monday, August 6. Criminal defendant and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley filed his brief. Criminal defendant and local political boss […]

Noack, Doyal push spending spiral at July 10 Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, August 8 – During the July 10, 2018, Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting, Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack and County Judge Craig Doyal led the Court into a spending spiral that accelerated as they moved into the budget workshop two weeks later from which they excluded public participation before adopting the proposed budget […]

Montgomery County’s corruption – Wilkerson, Doyal Noack, Riley, Metts – emanates from the same source: when the citizens sleep, corruption finds its opportunity

Image: When the citizens sleep, corruption finds its opportunity. Conroe, July 29 – Montgomery County, Texas, one of the most Republican counties in the United States, is the most corrupt County in Texas. It shouldn’t be. Just in the last week: The County Republican Chairman, Wally Wilkerson, has announced that the Texas Election Code, the […]

Greedy wolves strike! Noack leads Commissioners Court to give themselves 3% pay raise

Greedy wolves strike! Noack leads Commissioners Court to give themselves 3% pay raise

Image: Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack has worked directly against citizen interests for approximately one year with the goal of giving himself a substantial salary increase. Noack struct successfully at the Friday, July 27, 2018, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Conroe, July 28 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack, who […]

Don’t feel good; Montgomery County Commissioners Court faces last day of budget workshop without any fiscal restraint

Conroe, July 27 – The most dangerous room in Montgomery County, Texas, on Funerary Friday, July 27, 2018, will be the Montgomery County Commissioners Courtroom where County Judge Craig Doyal and his cohorts have failed to examine the efficiency or waste of any County government operations since last year when they went through the same […]

Doyal receives “The Golden Hammer Award” for his reckless signing of Court Security Committee letter with no cost estimates

Conroe, July 26 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal received “The Golden Hammer Award” on July 24, 2018, for his recking signing of a County Security Committee letter on June 28, 2018, that called for enormous expenditures of funds to improve the security at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Obviously, there’s nothing wrong with reasonable security […]

With citizens excluded, giant group of County employees in attendance, as unprepared Montgomery County Judge Doyal, Commissioners Court begin “budget workshop”

Conroe, July 25 – Montgomery County Judge Craig arrived at the so-called “budget workshop” late and still chewing his food from lunch yesterday afternoon to begin an afternoon where Doyal and the members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court clearly were unprepared for the entire meeting. Since Doyal has excluded citizen participation, very few citizens […]

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