Commissioner Noack explains his position on drainage and flood mitigation

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: The entire following article is a press release which Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack issued on Friday, October 4, 2019. The entirety of Commissioner Noack’s Press Release follows. SPRING- In response to recent comments questioning Montgomery County efforts to improve drainage and flood mitigation, the Precinct 3 Commissioner’s Office wanted to inform […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court indefinitely defers proposal to require onsite detention for every real estate development

Conroe, August 28 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court unanimously deferred a proposal by new County Engineer Jeff Johnson to require onsite detention for every real estate development in the County. Johnson had proposed a major change to the Montgomery County Drainage Criteria Manual “to discontinue allowing flood routing studies to be performed in lieu […]

Dubois announces candidacy for Woodlands Township Board as “centrist” candidate, opposes incorporation

The Woodlands, August 12 – Andy Dubois, the Manager of Precinct 3 Projects for Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack and was the former editor of the Courier blog, has announced that he is running for the Woodlands Township Board of Directors. Dubois would bring a very interesting “centrist” approach to the Board of […]

Citizen Wagner sounds alarm of value loss in Grogans Point due to flooding from poor County drainage planning

Citizen Wagner sounds alarm of value loss in Grogans Point due to flooding from poor County drainage planning

Image: Wayne Wagner, a resident of Grogans Point, in The Woodlands, addressed the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on plummeting home values as a result of flooding from poor drainage planning. Conroe, June 13 – It’s not just homes in the pathway of the torrent of water that the San Jacinto River Authority exploded out of […]

BREAKING NEWS! Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Candidate Gregory Parker announces what will happen during his first 90 days in office

“My First Ninety Days as Your Precinct 2 County Commissioner” By Gregory Parker, Candidate for Precinct 2 County Commissioner The first 90 days of a newly elected official’s term can set the stage for the following 3 plus years. While there are numerous issues that need to be addressed, listed are just a few that […]

Parker blames Commissioner Riley “for more poor planning” at Woodlane Boulevard

Magnolia Area, April 2 – “The Woodlane Boulevard situation is another example of more poor planning by Commissioner Riley,” Precinct 2 County Commissioner candidate Gregory Parker told The Golden Hammer during an interview last night. “It is the job of a County Commissioner to control the drainage on County roads. Woodlane Boulevard is a County road […]

Guest Editorial: Bob Bagley speaks out on the federal flood study the Commissioners Court voted to support

Bob Bagley, GUEST COLUMNIST I witnessed the Big Thompson Canyon Flood of 1976 in Colorado. After that flood warning devices were installed throughout the area. How many hurricanes and storms have caused flooding here since that time and what remediation has been accomplished? When we continue to do what we’ve always done, we continue to […]

Time is long overdue for Montgomery County to stop treating East Montgomery County like the poor stepsister, as it’s not poor but a vibrantly growing community

New Caney, August 6 – The time is long overdue for Montgomery County, especially the County Judge (Craig Doyal) and the Commissioners Court, to stop treating East Montgomery County like the poor stepsister. East Montgomery County is rapidly growing into one of the most vibrant areas of Montgomery County with commercial development, residential growth, a […]

County Attorney Jerry Don “Ice Man” Lambright Receives Golden Ice Ax for Complete Contract Mismanagement and Failure to Enforce County’s Legal Rights Regarding Allendale-Greenbough Flooding Problems

County Attorney Jerry Don “Ice Man” Lambright Receives Golden Ice Ax for Complete Contract Mismanagement and Failure to Enforce County’s Legal Rights Regarding Allendale-Greenbough Flooding Problems

Image: The Golden Ice Ax sits on the left side of the County Clerk’s table after County Attorney Jerry Don “Ice Man” Lambright (seated in back) refused to accept it graciously in front of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on February 14, 2017. Conroe, February 14 – The Golden Hammer presented “The Golden Ice Ax” […]