Montgomery County Toll Road Authority continues humpy financial performance, as quarterly reports cast shadow over Commissioners Court meeting

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Magnolia, December 8 – The Montgomery County Toll Road Authority’s (MCTRA) quarterly financial statement, which will cast a shadow over today’s Commissioners Court meeting, continues to show severe mismanagement and poor financial operations. Despite glowing projections and promises from MCTRA President and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, […]

Doyal, Riley seek to spend $405,500 more in County funds on Tx-249 Tollway

Conroe, August 21 – County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, both of whom have severe conflicts of interest, have placed on the Tuesday, August 22, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting a $405,500 proposed contract with CDM Smith, Inc., for the firm to redo the terribly-faulty Traffic and Revenue Study for the […]

Montgomery County Toll Road attorney admits County voters wouldn’t likely support Tx-249 extension, TxDOT would build the road even without County funds

Conroe, April 17 – Sugar Land attorney Richard Muller admitted during the April 11, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting that Montgomery County voters would likely not support the $73 million 3.6 mile Tx-249 extension also known as the “Decimation of Hope Highway” at the far southwest edge of Montgomery County. County Judge Craig Doyal retorted during […]

“Decimation of Hope Highway”: Total waste of $100 million of County tax dollars confirmed

King of Government Darkness Craig Doyal and Prince of Government Darkness Charlie Riley plow forward on this massive boondoggle. Conroe, April 6 – The total waste of County tax dollars on the $100 million 3.6 mile Tx-249 “Decimation of Hope Highway” project received additional confirmation on Monday evening when Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack […]

Commissioner Clark joins Noack to vote against Tx-249 “Decimation of Hope Highway” funding, Riley rebukes Clark during phone call after meeting

Commissioner Clark joins Noack to vote against Tx-249 “Decimation of Hope Highway” funding, Riley rebukes Clark during phone call after meeting

Image: Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, who bullied Commissioner Jim Clark after the February 28 Commissioners Court for Clark’s vote against the $100 million Tx-249 3.6 mile extension, also known as the Decimation of Hope Highway project. Conroe, March 4 – The Golden Hammer has confirmed that Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley called Precinct 4 […]

County Commissioners continue to make joke of “Code of Ethics”

Conroe, February 28 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court, under the “leadership” of County Judge Craig Doyal, continues to mock and ignore the so-called “Code of Ethics” which the Court approved on January 24, 2017. The Court took that action only because the Texas Department of Transportation set a February 7, 2017, deadline by which […]

County Attorney Lambright Leads Judge, Commissioners to Ignore Conflict of Interest Provision in 3-Week Old “Code of Ethics”

Conroe, February 14 – On the advice of County Attorney Jerry Don “Ice Man” Lambright, who has become the “chief enabler” for extravagant government spending and unethical conduct, the five-member County Commissioners Court directly violated the “Code of Ethics” which they formally adopted on January 24. All five – the County Judge and the Commissioners […]