Is the Montgomery County Commissioners Court gullible, stupid, or corrupt? ERP lunacy dominates October 9 meeting

Conroe, October 29 – On this 89th anniversary of the Stock Market Crash, it seems appropriate to ask the question: is the Montgomery County Commissioners Court gullible, stupid, or corrupt? The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) lunacy dominated the October 9, 2018, Commissioners Court meeting. This meeting was the first of Fiscal Year 2019. After promises […]

Montgomery County Purchasing Director Jalomo, IT Director Shirley receive “The Golden Hammer” for first ERP cost overrun of $195,000

Conroe, October 26 – At the October 23, 2018, Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting, “The Golden Hammer Award,” which memorializes instances in which government employees “hammer the taxpayers,” went to Montgomery County government Purchasing Director Gilbert Jalomo and IT Director Marshall Shirley for their responsibility for the first cost overrun, of $195,000 (!), for the […]

Unbelievably, the $14.8 million “Enterprise Resource Planning” software just got uglier for Montgomery County taxpayers

Unbelievably, the $14.8 million “Enterprise Resource Planning” software just got uglier for Montgomery County taxpayers

Image: The Blobfish, Psychrolutes marcidus, often considered one of the ugliest animals on Earth, aptly symbolizes the Montgomery County government’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, because, like the $15 million (and rising) ERP implementation project, the Blobfish’s flesh is primarily a gelatinous mass. Conroe, October 10 – The rude awakening of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Meador: ultra-liberal enemy of taxpayers, worst voting, spending record

Montgomery County Commissioner Meador: ultra-liberal enemy of taxpayers, worst voting, spending record

Image: Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner Mike Meador has held a fundraiser each year in which County vendors pay him money in the form of campaign funds in order to get lucrative contracts with the Montgomery County government. Meador is openly and proudly corrupt. Conroe, October 1 – Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner Mike Meador, […]

County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, Auditor Phyllis Martin receive The Golden Hammer Award for wasting millions of dollars on Enterprise Resource Planning software

County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, Auditor Phyllis Martin receive The Golden Hammer Award for wasting millions of dollars on Enterprise Resource Planning software

Image: Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport (left), on her way out as Treasurer on December 31, 2018, much to relief of the taxpayers, and County Auditor Phyllis Martin (right), possibly also on her way out, begged the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to spend $14.9 million more on the Enterprise Resource Planning software which confers no […]

Corrupt is is corrupt does: Montgomery County Commissioners Court votes for most expensive spending project in County government history ($14.9 million) without seeing contract terms or assurance of any benefits to County or taxpayers

Corrupt is is corrupt does: Montgomery County Commissioners Court votes for most expensive spending project in County government history ($14.9 million) without seeing contract terms or assurance of any benefits to County or taxpayers

Image: Don Martin obviously had three members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court in mind when he drew “The Fool.” Conroe, August 29 – On a three (3) to two (2) vote, yesterday, Tuesday, August 28, 2018, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted to spend $14,827,000 on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software of which $8,550,000 […]

Editorial: Please end the ERP madness and put those funds where they should go, Sheriff’s patrol officers, A/C for cages for Animal Control

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer The complete madness known as the “Enterprise Resource Planning” (ERP) software of the Montgomery County government must come to an end right now. It’s again on the agenda for the Tuesday, August 28, 2018, Commissioners Court. Since this Commissioners Court feels obligated to spend money rather than saving the taxpayers’ burden, […]

Davenport Ring rears its ugly head to push “one of most costly items” Montgomery County government has ever purchased, $15 to $20 million ERP system; Davenport, Martin yell at County Judge Doyal, Palomo in secret meeting

Davenport Ring rears its ugly head to push “one of most costly items” Montgomery County government has ever purchased, $15 to $20 million ERP system; Davenport, Martin yell at County Judge Doyal, Palomo in secret meeting

Image: Purchasing Director Gilbert Jalomo, Jr., CPPB, dared go against the wishes of the Davenport Ring, the corrupt group of elected officials and County employees, who follow the direction of corrupt local political boss Marc Davenport, when Jalomo deferred the proposed $15 to $20 million Enterprise Resource Planning software that was on the August 14, […]