Community Development Department Spotlight, Part 3 of 3: Disappointing Results

Conroe, December 26 – Lost in all of the hullabaloo over Montgomery County Community Development Director Joanne Ducharme’s anger that her and County Judge Craig Doyal’s secret plan to give Ducharme a $45,000 pay raise over two years had come to see the light of day when The Golden Hammer broke the story, Ducharme also provided […]

Community Development Department Spotlight, Part 2 of 3: Doyal’s and Ducharme’s secret pay raises

Conroe, December 23 – On May 8, 1998, President W. Jeff Clinton’s personal attorney David Kendall issued a press release complaining about “leaks” from the United States Department of Justice concerning Clinton’s relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. On Tuesday, December 19, 2017, Montgomery County Community Development Director Joanne Ducharme had a Clintonian moment […]

Community Development Department Spotlight, Part 1 of 3: pay day loans?

Conroe, December 22 – The procedures and track record of the Montgomery County government’s Community Development Department came into the spotlight when Department Director Joanne Ducharme tucked a $45,000 salary increase for herself over two years in a flood buyout housing grant application to the federal government that the Commissioners Court considered on December 19, […]

Montgomery County Community Development Director Ducharme seeks nice pay raise as part of flood grant

Montgomery County Community Development Director Ducharme seeks nice pay raise as part of flood grant

Conroe, December 17 – As part of a flood mitigation and flood buyout grant application that the Montgomery County Commissioners Court will review on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, during its last meeting of the year, Community Development Director Joanne Ducharme will seek a substantial salary increase for herself and two County employees out of the […]

Clark working to bring $3 million of grants to mitigate flooding, drainage problems

Conroe, November 30 – A lively crowd of Precinct 4 residents, mostly from the Allendale neighborhood and from River Oaks Drive, expressed enormous gratitude and excitement when Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark announced that, with the assistance of Montgomery County Community Development Director Dr. Joanne Ducharme, he has located $3 million of federal community […]