Roadblocks – good and bad – arise during April 10 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Roadblocks – good and bad – arise during April 10 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Image: A very somber Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark arrived early for the April 10, 2018, Commissioners Court meeting. “We have some very troubling items on the agenda this time. I’m here to do battle for the people,” Clark told The Golden Hammer as he arrived. Conroe, April 17 – The Montgomery County Commissioners […]

County Judge Doyal, Commissioner Riley manipulation, exclusion of citizens dominate March 27 Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, April 16 – The best that one could say about the March 27, 2018, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court is that they eventually adjourned the meeting. Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack and Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark made efforts to reform the County government, but Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal sends strong message at first meeting after losing re-election: he’s working for self-interest, engineering firm cronies now

Montgomery County Judge Doyal sends strong message at first meeting after losing re-election: he’s working for self-interest, engineering firm cronies now

Conroe, April 4 – At the first Montgomery County Commissioners Court County Judge Craig Doyal attended after he lost his re-election bid in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election in a landslide to State Representative Mark Keough, Doyal sent a strong message: he’s now working completely and openly for self-interest and for his engineering […]

Doyal seeks to ensure County spending after he’s gone with secretive hiring of Montgomery County Budget Director along with more than $300K of spending

Conroe, March 19 – In two secret Executive Sessions, outside of the permitted actions in such meetings under the Texas Open Meetings Act, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal has led the Commissioners Court to hire a Budget Director to head up a new County bureaucracy under the name of the “Budget Office.” The citizens of […]

Doyal leads Commissioners Court to conduct secret meeting, hires Budget Office Director, without public scrutiny

Doyal leads Commissioners Court to conduct secret meeting, hires Budget Office Director, without public scrutiny

Image: Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner Mike Meador (foreground) and County Judge Craig Doyal (behind). Conroe, March 8 – Over the course of two secret meetings in Executive Sessions on February 13 and February 27, 2018, the Commissioners Court took the entirely inappropriate action of deliberating and deciding to hire a “Budget Office” Director without […]

Clark’s reform leadership to fight for East Montgomery County provides counterbalance to Doyal, Riley cronyism: February 27 Commissioners Court ratings

Conroe, March 5 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting on February 27, 2018, was another example of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley pandering for votes, while reform-minded Precinct County Commissioner Jim Clark had to fight against them and for the interests of East Montgomery County. Doyal and […]

Republican leader Reed criticizes Commissioner Meador for leaving Commissioners Court when constituents arise to give comments

Conroe, February 17 – Three members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court have shown a blatant disregard for citizens attempting to provide comments during the Commissioners Court meetings, even though the First Amendment to the United States Constitution as well as the Bill of Rights of the Texas Constitution provide citizens with the right to […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal, Commissioner Riley forced to answer nepotism concerns in candidate forum

Montgomery County Judge Doyal, Commissioner Riley forced to answer nepotism concerns in candidate forum

Conroe and The Woodlands, January 26 – During the candidate debate before the Texas Patriots Tea Party PAC on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, both Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley had to answer questions about the County government’s nepotism policy. Doyal and Riley were defiant regarding the hiring and […]

County Judge Doyal, Treasurer Davenport bring 2017 to close with ugly final Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, December 29 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport brought 2017 to a close with an ugly final Commissioners Court meeting on December 19, 2017. Davenport embarrassed herself with her childish attempt to get the Commissioners Court members overrule the Texas Open Records Act so that she can hide her […]

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