Woodlands Township election results likely mean voters won’t have complete information to decide whether to incorporate, create city government

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, November 9 – In June, 2020, after a presentation by the Novak Consulting Group, which received over $1 million to conduct a “study” about incorporation of a city government for The Woodlands, Director Ann Snyder noted that the report was still an “interim report” which left out many […]

Three dominant political action committees in Woodlands Township election beg question: is the incorporation question just a power grab?

Three dominant political action committees in Woodlands Township election beg question: is the incorporation question just a power grab?

Image: One side of the Woodlands Township Future PAC’s mailer for the November 3, 2020, General Election, in which four Woodlands Township Board of Directors seats are up for election. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, October 29 – Three political action committees now seem focused on the question of whether The Woodlands should […]

Conservative business group endorses Woodlands Township candidates Dotson, Hannon, questions eligibility of Rieser

Conservative business group endorses Woodlands Township candidates Dotson, Hannon, questions eligibility of Rieser

Image: One of the two candidates for the Woodlands Township Board of Directors whom the Texas Pro-Business Coalition has endorsed is Dr. Dan Hannon, a retired Methodist preacher. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, October 9 – The Texas Pro-Business Coalition Political Action Committee (TXPBC) has endorsed Dr. Dan Hannon for The Woodlands Township […]

Has the world gone upside down? Fourteen leaders opine why conservatives want Woodlands incorporation while liberals don’t

Has the world gone upside down? Fourteen leaders opine why conservatives want Woodlands incorporation while liberals don’t

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, October 2 – During the past two days, The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has asked sixteen community leaders in and around The Woodlands why it seems that conservatives are supporting more government through incorporation of The Woodlands as a city, while liberals or members of the so-called “political […]

Anti-incorporation forces gather behind Dotson, Hannon to oppose Woodlands formation as city

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, September 29 – A reception for Woodlands Township Board of Director candidates Jimmie Dotson and Dan Hannon drew out the prominent leadership of the anti-incorporation forces in The Woodlands last Wednesday, September 23, 2020, in a gathering at The Signorelli Companies headquarters. The event, which former Township Director Nelda […]

Guest Editorial, Jon Bouche: Let The Woodlands incorporation games begin

Guest Editorial, Jon Bouche: Let The Woodlands incorporation games begin

Image: Jon Bouche is one of the most highly respected conservative Republican activists in southeast Texas. Jon Bouche, GuestEditorialist to The Golden Hammer Let The Games Begin…… The Woodlands stands at a crossroads right now over the question of incorporation.  And although voters won’t be able to vote “yes or no” on the question of incorporation […]

Guest Editorialist Danny Signorelli: Forget about “hometown” Woodlands if incorporation occurs

Danny Signorelli, Guest Editorialist to The Golden Hammer Say “goodbye” to the “hometown” Woodlands, if you turn this place into a city. The reason most of us moved here was to enjoy the small town atmosphere where we didn’t need to worry about policemen writing tickets, regulators trying to control how we live, and high taxes. […]

Commissioners Court rescinds haphazard transition agreement with The Woodlands, approved 2 weeks earlier, in order to provide better protection to 84 law enforcement officers

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, August 13 – On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to rescind a Transition Agreement with the Woodlands Township, in the event of a vote by Woodlands residents to incorporate as a city. Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack had been the lone […]

Precinct 3 Commissioner Noack discounts benefits of Woodlands incorporation during Commissioners Court discussion

Conroe and The Woodlands, October 24 – With Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack spearheading the discussion, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court made clear that a transition to a municipality by the Woodlands Township would be substantially more costly than some presently believe. “I want to clarify some mis-information,” Noack said during the regular […]