Riley’s, Meador’s disrespect towards law enforcement dominate August 28 Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, September 19 – The disrespect of Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner Mike Meador and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley towards law enforcement overwhelmed the August 28, 2018, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson asked to put ten new patrol officers on the streets of Montgomery County which […]

In most important votes of the entire year, Commissioners Court totally lets the citizens down, with UGLY comparison with Denton County

Conroe, September 16 – On September 5, 2018, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court met and slammed the citizens of Montgomery County with two votes to set the budget at a stratospheric $344,381,573 for Fiscal Year 2019 which begins October 1, 2018, and ends September 30, 2019. After some very insightful comments by 9th District Judge […]

Montgomery Sheriff Henderson has to beg for 10 additional patrol officers – paid from his spending savings – and just barely gets approval from Commissioners Court to hire them

Conroe, September 8 – Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson just barely squeaked by with approval from the Montgomery County Commissioners Court at its regular August 28, 2018, meeting to hire ten (10) new patrol deputies with funds he saved by not spending his full budget during Fiscal Year 2018. During the so-called “budget process,” the […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Noack leads move to cut County Auditor’s FY 2019 budget by cost of Budget Office

Montgomery County Commissioner Noack leads move to cut County Auditor’s FY 2019 budget by cost of Budget Office

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack urged the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to reduce the County Auditor’s Budget by the amount of money set aside for the Budget Office, which took away some of the County Auditor’s functions. The Auditor, Phyllis Martin, fought against reducing the bureaucracy of her department. Noack’s motion passed […]

With major public hearing on Wednesday September 5, Montgomery County Commissioners Court refuses to clean budget mess

With major public hearing on Wednesday September 5, Montgomery County Commissioners Court refuses to clean budget mess

Conroe, September 4 – Like a teenager who refuses to clean his filthy bedroom, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court refuses to address its budget mess. The Commissioners Court will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. (NOT 9:30 a.m.) on the proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Budget. Despite their failure to […]

District Judge Michalk harshly criticizes Montgomery County Auditor Martin on ERP secrecy

Conroe, September 2 – 221st District Judge Lisa Michalk harshly criticized Montgomery County Auditor Phyllis Martin for Martin’s failure to disclose to and communicate with the Board of District Judges about the $14.85 million Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software Martin has pushed the taxpayers to purchase. Despite not reviewing any contract, any specifications or terms […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court defers nomination of new Appraisal District director, apparent however that Beathard will receive the position regardless whether he’s nominated

Conroe, August 20 – At the Tuesday, August 14, 2018, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court ,Montgomery County Tax Assessor-Collector Tammy McRae explained to the Commissioners Court that Montgomery Central Appraisal District (MCAD) Board of Directors member Bob Casey had resigned and that each taxing entity, other than special purpose districts and emergency service […]

Noack, Doyal push spending spiral at July 10 Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, August 8 – During the July 10, 2018, Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting, Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack and County Judge Craig Doyal led the Court into a spending spiral that accelerated as they moved into the budget workshop two weeks later from which they excluded public participation before adopting the proposed budget […]

Greedy wolves strike! Noack leads Commissioners Court to give themselves 3% pay raise

Greedy wolves strike! Noack leads Commissioners Court to give themselves 3% pay raise

Image: Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack has worked directly against citizen interests for approximately one year with the goal of giving himself a substantial salary increase. Noack struct successfully at the Friday, July 27, 2018, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Conroe, July 28 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack, who […]

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