OCA’s Jensen’s resignation, oversight failure cast pall over final Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting of Fiscal Year 2019

Conroe, October 14 – Montgomery County Office of Court Administration (OCA) Director Nathan Jensen resigned on Monday, September 23, 2019, as a result of criticism he received from Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack for Jensen’s failure to warn the Commissioners Court and the Board of District Judges of major cost overruns in the […]

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 […]

Commissioner Noack explains his position on drainage and flood mitigation

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: The entire following article is a press release which Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack issued on Friday, October 4, 2019. The entirety of Commissioner Noack’s Press Release follows. SPRING- In response to recent comments questioning Montgomery County efforts to improve drainage and flood mitigation, the Precinct 3 Commissioner’s Office wanted to inform […]

Commissioner Noack, Woodlands Township Chairman Bunch implement change in County service request procedures to reduce response times in Township

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, September 23 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack and Woodland Township Chairman Gordy Bunch, the “People’s Chairman,” have long worked side-by-side as natural allies to serve the citizens of The Woodlands Township, most of which sits within Commissioner Precinct 3. Therefore, it’s no surprise that Noack […]

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. […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court to vote on $336.6 Million Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 on Wednesday

Conroe, September 2 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, formally to adopt the Fiscal Year 2020 Tax Rate and to adopt the Budget. The meeting will begin with a public hearing affording citizens the opportunity to comment on the proposed budget, which Budget Director Amanda Carter […]

“It’s Hammer Time” to discuss Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics, host Montgomery County Commissioner Noack, celebrate Benbow’s return

Montgomery County, August 30 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live and YouTube show at MCP.TV airing at 12 noon today, Friday, August 23, 2019, will first discuss the topic on everyone’s mind, the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics, primarily from the perspective of James Clerk Maxwell. Then the show will improve with two guests, Precinct […]

County Engineer proposes controversial onsite detention requirement for all future real estate developments for Tuesday, August 27, Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe and Montgomery County, August 27 – After Tropical Storm Harvey resulted in enormous flooding of southeast Texas, particularly East Montgomery County, Kingwood, and the neighborhoods around Lake Houston, the finger-pointing began. On August 25, 2018, Harris County voters approved $2.5 billion in bonds for flood damage reduction projects in Harris County. In Montgomery County, […]

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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