LSGCD General Manager Kathy Turner Jones (Wicked Witch of the Water) strikes again, keeps silent as LSGCD Board struggles with lobbyist spending issue

Conroe, January 18 – During the discussion by the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LGSCD) Board of Directors on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, concerning whether to use tax dollars to hire a lobbyist for the 86th Texas Legislative Session, one person strangely sat entirely silent. LSGCD General Manager Kathy Turner Jones sat mute and didn’t […]

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 […]

Editorial: at LSGCD, we’re witnessing the pressure the political establishment bears upon reformers

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer At the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD), we’re witnessing directly the pressure the political establishment bears upon reformers. On November 6, 2018, just barely two months ago, the citizens of Montgomery County elected a new Board of Directors promising to reform the regulatory abuse and massive spending on unnecessary professionals which […]

Despite reform promises during electoral campaign, Lone Star GCD Board contemplating taxpayer-funded lobbyist in defiance of conservative pro-citizen principles; Bouche comes out against

Updated at 9:29 a.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Conroe, January 15 – Despite numerous campaign promises by the members of the newly-elected Board of Directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) that they would avoid high-priced professionals as their appointed predecessors had squandered the taxpayers’ funds, the Board has included on its agenda […]

Lone Star GCD wasting fortune in public monies on political propaganda to justify its regulatory bureaucracy

Lone Star GCD wasting fortune in public monies on political propaganda to justify its regulatory bureaucracy

Image: A propaganda piece, for which tax dollars paid, to propagandize the public into believing the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District actually has some justification in regulating groundwater, driving the price of water into the sky, and forcing water users to purchase surface water from the monopolistic San Jacinto River Authority. Conroe, December 23 – […]

The Golden Hammer’s Publisher lays out citizen call for future of LSGCD, SJRA

Conroe, December 14 – At the meeting of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the Publisher of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, set out a road map for the future of the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA). It’s important to recall that, by over-regulating and restricting groundwater production, […]

Lady of the Lake? Wicked Witch of the Water? Or Merely “Farcical Aquatic Ceremony”? Either way, she’s anti-citizen

Conroe, December 13 – A scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail definitely came to one’s mind when observing anti-citizen Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) General Manager Kathy Turner Jones at the District’s December 11, 2018, Board of Directors meeting. Here’s the scene, which actually contains a nice summary of political philosophy: “King Arthur: […]

LSGCD President Melder leads with wise words

Conroe, December 13 – Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) President Webb Melder began the Tuesday, December 11, 2018, Board of Directors meeting with wise words that explain the direction he hopes to see LSGCD go. Melder read this statement immediately after the opening prayer and Pledges to the United States and Texas flags. “ALL […]

LSGCD General Manager Jones drags feet, prevents reform-minded Board from taking action

Conroe, November 28 – Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) General Manager Kathy Turner Jones, who vehemently opposed the election of a reform-minded Board of Directors and used LSGCD state government funds to campaign for their opponents, dragged her fee in at least two major respects during the Tuesday, November 27, 2018, Board meeting to […]

Montgomery County citizens face major day for the body politic on November 27

Conroe and The Woodlands, November 27 – Montgomery County citizens face a major day politically today, November 27, 2018. There are three major politics and governance events late in the day. Conservative leader Jon Bouche happens to be involved in all three of them. Individuals involved with two important local institutions – the Lone Star […]

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