The Golden Hammer recognizes spending reduction leaders

The Golden Hammer recognizes spending reduction leaders

Image: Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack, left, and State Representative and candidate for Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, right. Conroe, September 15 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, recognized the County government leaders who reduced their departmental spending for the coming Fiscal Year 2018 Budget along with the two members of the […]

MCAD, Holzwarth, JP collections mismanagement lead off Commissioners Court agenda for Tuesday June 27; plus a brief tribute to the ineffable

Conroe, June 26 – The Montgomery County Central Appraisal District’s (MCAD) outrageous budget proposal and the County’s mismanagement of its engineering practices highlight the Montgomery County Commissioners Court Agenda for Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. The Commissioners intend to extend the contract of John Holzwarth, a private engineer who contracts with the County […]

BREAKING NEWS! County political establishment converges on county vendor LJA Engineers’ weekend fishing trip

Image: The itinerary for the Montgomery County political establishment’s fishing, gambling, and hunting trip kindly provided by County vendor LJA Engineering, Inc. UPDATE, June 16, 2017, 2:29 p.m. After this story broke yesterday in The Golden Hammer, County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner canceled their participation in this trip. Commissioner Mike Meador […]

Commissioners Court flails around budget issues, fails to give sufficient guidance to County Department heads

Conroe, April 26 – With no guidance for any particular method to find budget cuts, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court has left the County Department heads completely in the dark about the specific manner in which they are to find “across-the-board” budget cuts to propose in accordance with the 2017 Budget Packet which asks County […]

Clark calls for end to political interference with public service, explains full details of Doyal’s attempt to get Precinct 4 employee fired for political reasons

New Caney, March 23 – Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Clark called for an end to County Judge Craig Doyal’s political interference with the public service of elected officials and County employees in the Montgomery County government. “The part I hate the worst about my job as Commissioner is the politics and what comes along with […]