Image: The Montgomery County Commissioners Court held their little tollroad meeting on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in one minute and 44 seconds during which they awarded $4.7 million of contracts to close pals of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley. They don’t care; it’s “other people’s money”! Conroe, July […]
Lame Duck Doyal presses Commissioners Court to pay Halff Associates Half Million Dollars for ROW Services
Conroe, March 20 – Lame duck Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal will urge the Commissioners Court to approve a half a million dollar contract for Halff Associates, Inc., the engineering firm where his best friend and business partner Bobby Jack Adams is the regional Vice President, at the Tuesday, March 20, 2018, meeting. The Halff […]
$73 million, 3.6 mile, TX 249 Tollroad debacle stands as symbol of Doyal-Riley elitism, willingness to lie
Image: U.S. PIRG’S “Highway Boondoggles” Study, January, 2016, which identified the Texas State Highway 249 tollway project as one of the 12 most unnecessary road projects underway in the United States. Magnolia, January 9 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and County Commissioner Charlie Riley are leading the charge forward on a $73 million non-voter-approved road […]
One really important item – OmniBase – plus three really bad items on the January 23 Montgomery County Commissioners Court agenda
Conroe, January 22 – There is one really important item on the agenda for the January 23, 2018, Montgomery County Commissioners Court plus three really bad items on the agenda as well. The critical need: OmniBase renewal While Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace James Metts has falsely claimed that his use of the Graves […]
San Jacinto River Authority’s $2 million engineering contract firm reveals ignorance of location of San Jacinto River watershed (area SJRA’s responsibility for flood control)
Conroe, October 19 – The engineer leading the Halff Associates, Inc.’s $2 million flooding study for the embattled San Jacinto River Authority (“SJRA”) revealed a frightening ignorance of the geographic location of the San Jacinto River watershed, the area of SJRA’s responsibility “to provide flood control” under its Enabling Act which created SJRA. “The San […]
Tollway to Corruption: how much have Montgomery County taxpayers already spent on the Doyal-Riley Tx-249 Tollway folly so far (just from January 1, 2015, to September 30, 2017)?
Image: Harris County Commissioner “Cactus Jack” Cagle (center in white shirt) with Houston engineer Giti Zarinkelk (lady in blue jacket) and unidentified Harris County employees, posing so they look as though they’re doing engineering and road work, while actually contemplating all of the money they’ll make off of the Montgomery County Tx-249 Tollway. Conroe, October […]
ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer I am a conservative. Are you? Let’s define the term “conservative.” A conservative believes the following: Free markets and limited government. Government’s purpose is limited to national security, law enforcement, and enforcing contracts. Government should never plan any aspect of the economy. Government, when necessary, should only be good government. […]
Why Montgomery County citizens should boot out any politician who supports the $73 Million, 3.6-mile, Tx-249 Tollway Boondoggle for Corrupt Officials and Contractors. While we’re at it, let’s defenestrate the highway altogether.
Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, under criminal indictment, waiting to speak before the Texas Transportation Commission, on June 27, 2017, where he lied and told them that Montgomery County was “unified in support” behind the $73 million, 3.6-mile, Tx-249 Tollway. Magnolia, September 9 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, […]
Conroe, August 13 – The members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court clearly have great difficulty keeping track of conflicts of interest. Interestingly, at least two of the five Court members seem to understand the basic concept of the need to avoid conflicts of interest and they even seem to understand a basic means of […]
Conroe, July 19 – Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s mid-year campaign finance report showed that Riley spent the vast majority of his campaign funds on legal fees. Riley is a criminal defendant in a prosecution by the State of Texas under the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA) for Riley’s involvement in negotiating a November, […]