The race is on! Montgomery County Commissioners Court passes spending item to allow for construction of most of Woodlands Parkway Extension, only incorporation of The Woodlands would seem to block completion

Conroe and Magnolia, July 17 – “I have no discussion. I’m just opposed,” said Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack, on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, as he and County Judge Mark Keough, “The People’s Judge,” voted as a minority against the Woodlands Parkway Extension, the plan of Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley and […]

At citizen urging, Noack, Keough set up special Budget Workshop for citizen input

Conroe, July 16 – After a citizen requested information about how citizens generally may participate in the upcoming “budget hearings” of the Montgomery County government, Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack and Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, “The People’s Judge,” rose to the task to ensure the people have a voice. Noack contacted the […]

Montgomery County Budget: let’s reveal the magic budget number, Keough-Pandey-Carter bring end to Doyal-Martin gamesmanship

Montgomery County Budget: let’s reveal the magic budget number, Keough-Pandey-Carter bring end to Doyal-Martin gamesmanship

Image: The truth. Conroe, July 14 (Bastille Day) – If the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget for the Montgomery County Government is higher than $361,106,553.17, then Mark Keough, Charlie Riley, James Noack, James Metts, and Mike Meador have imposed a TAX INCREASE on Montgomery County citizens, regardless of whatever deceptive terminology they may choose about “tax rates” […]

Montgomery County Budget Office recommends spending, tax increase for FY 2020: “This is one of the best budgets I’ve done in my 8 years”

Montgomery County Budget Office recommends spending, tax increase for FY 2020: “This is one of the best budgets I’ve done in my 8 years”

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough and the four Montgomery County Commissioners are riding the Montgomery County Budget to complete destruction, as they plummet to another tax increase for Fiscal Year 2020 while giving themselves a nice fat pay raise! Conroe, July 10 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court will likely increase taxes, increase spending, […]

BREAKING NEWS! Metts, 2 other Montgomery County Commissioners remove GOP Vice Chairman Reed from “ethics committee”: “I believed I had confidence in him that…he would be unethical in anything to come before him…”

BREAKING NEWS! Metts, 2 other Montgomery County Commissioners remove GOP Vice Chairman Reed from “ethics committee”: “I believed I had confidence in him that…he would be unethical in anything to come before him…”

Image: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts openly drew a line in the sand when he declared his disappointment that he was no longer confident that Republican Party Vice Chairman Reagan Reed “would be unethical in anything to come before him on the [ethics] committee.” BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, June 26 – Precinct 4 Montgomery […]

Noack’s self-inflicted wound swamps June 11 County Commissioners Court meeting ratings, Keough opposes, Metts obviously troubled

Noack’s self-inflicted wound swamps June 11 County Commissioners Court meeting ratings, Keough opposes, Metts obviously troubled

Image: On June 11, 2019, Noack hid behind Budget Director Amanda Carter who placed his proposal on the agenda to allow him to make hiring, firing, promotion, and other personnel decisions in secret. Noack’s proposal was completely irrational and harmed Noack more than it helped Noack or anyone else. It illustrates the fact that group […]

Salaries continue to spike Montgomery County government spending, constitute community embarrassment

Salaries continue to spike Montgomery County government spending, constitute community embarrassment

Image: “Mohawked” Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack has focused three of the last four year’s budget sessions on giving himself and other elected servants a giant salary increase. Unfortunately, the County government has failed to focus on spending and property tax reform. Conroe and The Woodlands, June 19 – Hovering at a gargantuan […]

With Representative Toth, Senator Creighton, Judge Keough leading, great community effort results in Governor Abbott signing JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act into law

With Representative Toth, Senator Creighton, Judge Keough leading, great community effort results in Governor Abbott signing JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act into law

Image: Montgomery County Attorney JD Lambright (above) was one of the most popular and highly-respected elected servants in the history of Montgomery County. He fought for government ethics at every turn and dreamed of enactment of an enforceable ethics code in the Montgomery County government. On Friday, June 14, 2019, Governor Greg Abbott, thanks to […]

Keough, Noack, Metts show strong leadership during May 28 Commissioners Court meeting

Keough, Noack, Metts show strong leadership during May 28 Commissioners Court meeting

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough exhibited strong and positive leadership during the May 28, 2019, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Conroe, June 4 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack, and Precinct 4 County Commissioner James Metts showed strong leadership during the May 28, 2019, meeting of […]

BREAKING NEWS: Judge Keough, Chief Millsaps, citizen activists get SH 242 flyover tolls removed!

BREAKING NEWS: Judge Keough, Chief Millsaps, citizen activists get SH 242 flyover tolls removed!

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough known as “The People’s Judge” (front row, second from left), Keough’s Chief of Staff Jason Millsaps (far right), and a large group of citizen activists led the charge to remove the State Highway 242 flyover tolls, which finally occurred at midnight on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, after the Montgomery […]

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