Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District to appeal TWDB bureaucratic ruling, votes to move back towards transparency

Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District to appeal TWDB bureaucratic ruling, votes to move back towards transparency

Image: Geologist Mike Thornhill presented a proposal, which he and geohydrologist Bob Harden prepared, to begin a comprehensive study of the interaction between groundwater pumpage and subsidence in Montgomery County, to the Lone Star Groundwater District Board of Directors at their Tuesday, July 9, 2019, meeting. The Board accepted the proposal to begin the study […]

Is The Ground Falling? Should We Care? Part 4 Of 4: LSGCD, Property Rights advocates present their view of subsidence

Is The Ground Falling? Should We Care? Part 4 Of 4: LSGCD, Property Rights advocates present their view of subsidence

Image: The wild chicken, free of man’s forced regulation and breeding, is a beautiful creature. (Yes, it’s a male but it’s a male chicken.) Conroe and Montgomery County, July 6 – Subsidence is real. There’s a fair amount of agreement that the data showing subsidence is accurate, particularly for Harris and Galveston counties and for […]

Friday, February 15, 12 noon, “It’s Hammer Time”: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About SJRA but were afraid to ask

Friday, February 15, 12 noon, “It’s Hammer Time”: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About SJRA but were afraid to ask

Montgomery County, February 15 – “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About SJRA but were afraid to ask” is the theme of today’s edition of “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular show affiliated with this newspaper, which appears on Facebook and YouTube at MCP. TV. The show will air live today, Friday, February 15, 2019, at […]

Lone Star GCD rejects hiring lobbyist, votes to finalize lawsuit settlement at January 22 Board meeting

Conroe, January 24 – The Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) Board of Directors again considered the hiring of a lobbyist to represent the district in the 86th Legislative Session. After several citizens appeared before the Board in opposition to the proposal, the matter died for lack of a motion. Board member Jonathan Prykryl, who […]

LSGCD Vice President Hardman announces 49th anniversary of 21st birthday of Melder

Conroe, January 16 – Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) Vice President Harry Hardman, a stanch pro-citizen advocate, announced that January 16, 2019, “will be the 49th anniversary of the 21st birthday of Webb Melder” at the conclusion of the LSGCD meeting on Tuesday, January 15. Hardman, who is one of at least two LSGCD […]

Melder, Hardman run pro-citizen LSGCD meeting, no action on hiring lobbyist

Conroe, January 16 – Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) Board President Webb Melder and Vice President Harry Hardman ran a pro-citizen meeting yesterday, January 15, 2019, in which citizens had the opportunity to speak and the Board ultimately took no action on hiring a taxpayer funded lobbyist. Additionally, the Board voted unanimously to terminate […]

LSGCD President Melder, newly-elected Board moving towards transparency, rejecting pressure to over regulate groundwater

Conroe, November 24 – Despite resistance from anti-citizen General Manager Kathy Jones, Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) Webb Melder and the newly-elected Board of Directors are beginning to shift the unnecessary regulatory agency towards transparency. Melder ordered LSGCD GM Jones to re-post the agenda for the November 27, 2018, 3 p.m. Board of Directors […]

Metcalf swears in elected Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Board

Conroe, November 18 – State Representative Will Metcalf (R-Conroe), the primary author of the legislation during the 85th Legislative Session which re-established the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) with an elected rather than appointed board, enjoyed the honor of administering the Oath of Office to the newly-elected Board members at the LSGCD meeting on […]

LSGCD’s newly-elected Board members to be sworn in this morning with hope among citizens for swift action to deregulate groundwater, bring an end to agency’s completely unnecessary spending

Conroe, November 16 – State Representative Will Metcalf will swear in the newly-elected Board of Directors for the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) at a meeting of the newly-elected Board at 9 a.m. today at the district’s ridiculously-plush office located at 655 Conroe North Park Drive, Conroe, Texas 77303. The seven-member Board is the […]

Riley PAC’s endorsement of Hardman’s opponent for LSGCD reveals problem with Republican establishment

Conroe, November 6 – The fake political action committee, which Charlie Riley’s campaign manager Kristin Nichole created and leads, endorsed the opponent of Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) At-Large (Countywide) candidate Harry Hardman, as their political flyers reveal. That endorsement shows the precise reason that voters should not take the political establishment seriously: they […]