Commissioner Noack’s proposal to save tax dollars on bond payments highlights April 23 Montgomery County Commissioners Court agenda

Conroe, April 23 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack’s proposal to save taxpayers $7.1 million by the early payoff of long-term debt highlights the April 23, 2019, Commissioners Court meeting. Noack told The Golden Hammer, “This proposal is just a first step. I realize that we need to achieve at least a one percent (1%) […]

While Riley, the Courier blog, Noack don’t want anyone to know the truth, “People’s Judge” Keough pushed Montgomery County into position for TxDOT to confirm will take SH 242 flyover maintenance expenses if tolls removed

Conroe and Austin, April 21 – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) confirmed on Thursday, April 18, 2019, that it would take over maintenance expenses of the State Highway 242 flyovers, if and when the Montgomery County Commissioners Court removed the flyover tolls. This newspaper confirmed that fact with TxDOT on April 18 and then […]

Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner Noack urges $7.1 million in budget reductions just through debt defeasance alone, intends to urge other reductions as well

Conroe and The Woodlands, April 17 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack has proposed $7.1 million in budget reductions for the Fiscal 2020 Budget for the Montgomery County government just through the early payoff of long-term debt. Noack told The Golden Hammer, “This proposal is just a first step. I realize that we need […]

Montgomery County Judge Keough ushers Commissioners Court into new era of ethics at March 26 meeting, developing strong alliance with Commissioner Noack

Conroe, April 16 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough led the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to endorse unanimously the JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act at the March 26, 2019, Commissioners Court meeting, an action which may usher in a new era of right versus wrong as a standard for conduct in Montgomery County. […]

Courier blog headline puts its leadership of fools on display

Conroe, April 13 – The Courier blog, a decent newspaper many years ago, embarrassed itself yesterday – again – with a misleading headline for an article which two members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court instigated in order to cover up their failures to obtain information from the Texas Department of Transportation with respect to […]

Commissioner Noack joined Montgomery County Judge Keough, Citizens Budget Committee in calling for County government spending reductions for Fiscal Year 2020

Commissioner Noack joined Montgomery County Judge Keough, Citizens Budget Committee in calling for County government spending reductions for Fiscal Year 2020

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack (left) and his natural ally, Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough (right). Conroe, April 13 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack, Republican of The Woodlands, issued a letter on Friday afternoon, April 12, 2019, which the Commissioner sent to all County government department heads and all […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court votes against removing tolls on State Highway 242 flyovers

Conroe, April 10 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough sought to alleviate traffic by removing the flyover tolls at the intersection of State Highway 242 and Interstate 45. The Commissioners Court members would hear none of that sensible proposal and voted it down two (Keough, Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack) to three (Precinct 4 Commissioner […]

Secretive facilities planning, other Montgomery County spending present perils for taxpayers at every turn in Tuesday Commissioners Court meeting

Secretive facilities planning, other Montgomery County spending present perils for taxpayers at every turn in Tuesday Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, April 9 – Secretive facilities planning and other County government spending proposals present perils at every turn for taxpayers during the Tuesday, April 9, 2019, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Montgomery County’s government continues to merit its reputation as “the most corrupt County government in Texas.” Facilities spending: budget breaker? Despite assurances […]

Personnel issues, changes – many positive, some not so – offer interesting window into secretive Montgomery County government

Conroe, April 8 – Several Montgomery County Departments face personnel changes, increased spending, and disciplinary actions in the Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Commissioners Court meeting. Some of the changes, such as many that have occurred in the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office of Sheriff Rand Henderson have been positive. Some are not so positive, however, and […]

In course of discussion to modify Facilities Committee, Montgomery County Judge Keough raises serious taxpayer concerns

Conroe, April 2 – Last Tuesday’s Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting had a discussion primarily between County Judge Mark Keough and Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack which appeared on the level to be a dispute over who would lead a County Facilities Committee. Nevertheless, remarks, which Judge Keough made during the meeting, were clear […]

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