Commissioner Noack’s move to defer Court’s support of new courts saves taxpayers millions

Commissioner Noack’s move to defer Court’s support of new courts saves taxpayers millions

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack likely saved taxpayers between 1 and 10 million dollars by his motion to defer a Commissioners Court endorsement of the creation of two new county courts at law at the January 12, 2021, Commissioners Court meeting. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, January 28 – Montgomery County […]

Volcano of tax dollar spending erupts during judges’ request to Commissioners Court for two new courts

Volcano of tax dollar spending erupts during judges’ request to Commissioners Court for two new courts

Image: Just as a small eruption broke open an enormous volcanic fissure in Kilauea during the past month in Hawaii, an approximately $1.1 million spending request from the Montgomery County Board of Judges opened a gigantic tax-dollar spending fissure in the Montgomery County Commissioners Court during the Tuesday, January 12, 2021, Regular Meeting of the […]

After a rough start, a “feel good” story about pockets of transparency in the Montgomery County government

After a rough start, a “feel good” story about pockets of transparency in the Montgomery County government

Conroe, June 10 – After a rough start to a mundane Open Records Act/Public Information Act request, certain departments within the Montgomery County government showed a serious commitment to “open government” by responding much faster to a subsequent request than Texas law would ordinarily require. The rapid responses from several County departments reveal a commitment […]

BREAKING NEWS! Several Montgomery County elected officials show courage, support for Ham’s integrity and stand against political bullying

Conroe, June 1 – Numerous Montgomery County elected officials showed support for City Councilman Duane Ham at his political fundraiser on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at an outdoor restaurant on Lake Conroe. Last Friday, May 26, 2017, local political consultant Marc Davenport threatened Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal that if Doyal continued to communicate or […]

Doyal telling County Department heads they don’t need to worry about cutting spending; Judge Laird jumps into fray

Conroe, May 6 – If you have imagined that the Montgomery County government is actually intending to cut spending, you need to jump into the real world. Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal has made clear to County Department Directors behind-the-scenes in private meetings that he doesn’t have any intention whatsoever of cutting any Department budgets. […]