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 […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Riley, Meador, Metts violate Texas Constitution by illegally funding private nonprofit corporations, ignore Noack’s brilliant suggestion

Conroe, August 5 – The Texas Constitution – and numerous Texas Attorney General Opinions – could not be more clear: it is against Texas law for a County government or a city to provide tax dollars to private nonprofit corporations and foundations. Nevertheless, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court – and three of its Commissioners, Mike […]

BREAKING NEWS! Former Montgomery County Judge Sadler, conservative hero, declares Commissioner Court action “historic”

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, August 2 – Former Montgomery County Judge Alan B. Sadler pronounced the Commissioners Court action yesterday (Thursday, August 1, 2019) to pass a budget less than or equal to the “effective rate” – the rate of tax which, even with tax appraisal increases, would reduce to a point where the average taxpayer’s […]

With Noack’s, Keough’s strong leadership, Montgomery County Commissioners Court adopts budget at “effective rate” (same taxes as last year!) for first time in recent history!

With Noack’s, Keough’s strong leadership, Montgomery County Commissioners Court adopts budget at “effective rate” (same taxes as last year!) for first time in recent history!

Image: Montgomery County Tax Assessor-Collector Tammy McRae (back to camera) spoke to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Thursday, August 1, 2019, as the Commissioners Court voted to adopt a 44.75 cents per $100 valuation tax rate and set the Montgomery County Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 at $336,506,358. Conroe, August 2 – The Montgomery […]

Very cohesive Commissioners Court moves forward on Montgomery County government Fiscal Year 2020 Budget

Very cohesive Commissioners Court moves forward on Montgomery County government Fiscal Year 2020 Budget

Image: Always immensely prepared, Montgomery County Tax Assessor-Collector Tammy McRae presented the certified appraisal numbers to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to begin the second day of the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Workshop. The three members of the Commissioners Court who missed the first day of the Budget Workshop were able to find their way […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court begins budget workshop, Noack, Keough focus on core missions, while citizens plead for mercy

Montgomery County Commissioners Court begins budget workshop, Noack, Keough focus on core missions, while citizens plead for mercy

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack, Republican of The Woodlands, made clear on Monday, July 29, 2019, that he sought to restrict Montgomery County government spending to “the Constitutional and statutory reasons of why the government exists” and nothing else. Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, the “People’s Judge,” agreed with him. The other […]

BREAKING NEWS! Commissioners Riley, Metts, Meador fail to show for first day of Montgomery County Commissioners Court budget workshop

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, July 29 – Three Montgomery County Commissioners failed to appear for the first day of the County government’s Budget Workshop on Monday, July 29, 2019, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Neither Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts, nor Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts attended the Budget Workshop at which […]

Metts and his allies’ stand against ethics, encouragement of anti-ethics stand overwhelms June 25 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Metts and his allies’ stand against ethics, encouragement of anti-ethics stand overwhelms June 25 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Image: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Constable Rowdy Hayden (right) faces a 6-month suspension for submitting false government records to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. At the June 25, 2019, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts (left) moved to throw Republican Party Vice Chairman Reagan Reed off […]

Commissioner Noack prepares for the County government’s Fiscal Year 2020 “budget hearing”: “…you have to remember, it’s not your money”

Commissioner Noack prepares for the County government’s Fiscal Year 2020 “budget hearing”: “…you have to remember, it’s not your money”

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack engages the political advice and policy counsel of his senior advisor, Maverick Noack. Conroe and The Woodlands, July 18 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack is spending long hours with his policy staff in his Precinct 3 Office preparing for the budget hearings for the […]

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