The Golden Hammer ratings: how did government officials rate during the Chinese Coronavirus response

The Golden Hammer ratings: how did government officials rate during the Chinese Coronavirus response

Image: Throughout the Chinese Coronavirus response, Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson led in accordance with Constitutional principles and with a tender heart for individuals, families, and businesses suffering. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, May 19 – The Golden Hammer has received substantial feedback from our readers and the Montgomery County community in general with respect to the […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court approves budget-neutral County Clerk’s Office reorganization on 3 to 2 vote

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, May 15 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court approved two departmental reorganization proposals from County Clerk Mark Turnbull’s office at the Tuesday, May 12, 2020, Commissioners Court meeting. Even though the proposals were budget neutral, and would actually save the taxpayers $11,351 in this Budget Year and provide enormous […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court starts to face budget reality: Judge Keough, “We’ve got a major problem here”

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, May 4 – Montgomery County Commissioners Court members faced the harsh reality of the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget, which will begin on October 1, 2020, in light of the economic devastation government shutdowns and closures have caused in the panicked reaction to the Chinese Coronavirus. “We’ve got a major […]

With 230 active Wuhan virus cases, 6 deaths, community reeling from government-dictated economic shutdown, Montgomery County Commissioners Court votes to give away money to favored nonprofits

With 230 active Wuhan virus cases, 6 deaths, community reeling from government-dictated economic shutdown, Montgomery County Commissioners Court votes to give away money to favored nonprofits

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley pushed a motion to give tax dollars away, even though taxpayers are reeling from the County government’s dictated shutdown of the local economy. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, Washington, D.C., April 16 – Montgomery County presently has 230 active Wuhan virus cases, 6 deaths therefrom, and […]

Commissioner Meador to lead fight against lowering Lake Conroe during hurricane season, SJRA’s typical mismanagement

Commissioner Meador to lead fight against lowering Lake Conroe during hurricane season, SJRA’s typical mismanagement

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, January 13 – When government takes on management of a task outside of its traditional roles of law enforcement or national defense, government almost always messes up the task. The San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) is certainly no exception, especially with respect to its management of the level of […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court has long way to go but making steady improvement

Montgomery County Commissioners Court has long way to go but making steady improvement

Image: The Montgomery County Commissioners Court held its regular meeting on September 24, 2019, with, from left to right, Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts, Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack, County Judge Mark Keough, Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, and Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, October 14 – As Fiscal Year […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court passes “historic” Budget, Noack asks “After hearing that [citizen comment], I wonder what the temperature in Hell is?”

Conroe, September 5 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court passed an historic Fiscal Year 2020 Budget in the amount of $336,572,225 with a $0.4475 per $100 valuation tax rate. The budget was historic, because it was the first time in history when the Commissioners Court adopted a budget at the “effective tax rate” or less. […]

Big spending Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner Meador proudly fleeces taxpayers with tollroads, wants everyone to know it

Conroe, August 15 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Mike Meador is a big spender who doesn’t believe taxpayers should keep much of their money, and he wants to make sure everyone knows that. Meador insisted upon a bizarre switch in the minutes of a special Commissioners Court meeting on June 11, 2019, so that […]

Not charity but raw politics will dominate August 13 County Commissioners Court meeting, just like in the days of Terri Jaggers

Not charity but raw politics will dominate August 13 County Commissioners Court meeting, just like in the days of Terri Jaggers

Image: Check from Meals on Wheels to Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts for fuel? Conroe, August 13 – It’s not charity when you’re giving away other people’s money. It’s raw politics, Terri Jaggers style. Metts has placed the following item on the Commissioners Court agenda: “Consider and approve carrying over remaining contingency funds […]

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