Commissioner Noack’s move to defer Court’s support of new courts saves taxpayers millions

Commissioner Noack’s move to defer Court’s support of new courts saves taxpayers millions

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack likely saved taxpayers between 1 and 10 million dollars by his motion to defer a Commissioners Court endorsement of the creation of two new county courts at law at the January 12, 2021, Commissioners Court meeting. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, January 28 – Montgomery County […]

Volcano of tax dollar spending erupts during judges’ request to Commissioners Court for two new courts

Volcano of tax dollar spending erupts during judges’ request to Commissioners Court for two new courts

Image: Just as a small eruption broke open an enormous volcanic fissure in Kilauea during the past month in Hawaii, an approximately $1.1 million spending request from the Montgomery County Board of Judges opened a gigantic tax-dollar spending fissure in the Montgomery County Commissioners Court during the Tuesday, January 12, 2021, Regular Meeting of the […]

News Analysis: What happened to Julie Turner, James Noack from Power Top Ten List?

News Analysis: What happened to Julie Turner, James Noack from Power Top Ten List?

Image: Happier, more cohesive times? Julie Turner (center left in red jacket) and James Noack (center right in plaid shirt) definitely enjoyed more political cohesion on November 7, 2018. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Montgomery County, December 30 – The most conspicuous absences from The Golden Hammer‘s Power Top Ten List of the ten most powerful […]

Commissioner Noack stretches road bond funds by millions through efficiency, careful management

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and The Woodlands, November 25 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack stretched his Commissioner Precinct’s allocation of the 2015 road bond funds by millions of dollars to cover high priority projects through careful management and efficiency. Unlike other Montgomery County Commissioners who seem to give road vendors carte […]

Commissioner Noack questions election integrity during Commissioner Court meeting

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, November 20 – After a cluster of runoff elections with questionable results in Montgomery County, one County Commissioner finally raised the issue of ballot and voting integrity in County elections, while conservatives watch in amazement as liberal-leaning election officials seem across the Nation to have shifted electoral results away […]

Commissioners Meador, Noack halt Millsaps’ wild spending spree, questionable Open Meetings Act compliance

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, October 14 – Jason Millsaps, Chief of Staff to Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, asked the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to spend almost $1 million on document scanning of old genealogy records in the possession of District Clerk Melisa Miller using tax dollars from CARES Act funds at the […]

Keough to return to Commissioners Court, will preside over secretive meeting with numerous obfuscations

Keough to return to Commissioners Court, will preside over secretive meeting with numerous obfuscations

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough’s Lexus SUV after his vehicle struck a County Constable’s vehicle which was parked on the side of the road and one other vehicle during a September 10, 2020, collision. Keough suffered a broken pelvis and other severe injuries, but will return to preside over the October 13, 2020, Montgomery […]

The Golden Hammer endorses Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack for re-election, Brady for Congress

Kelli Ann Cox, Publisher, The Golden Hammer The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, endorses James Noack for re-election as Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner in the November 3, 2020, General Election, with Early Voting starting today. Noack has been an outstanding road and bridge commissioner and is – obviously – the leading conservative on […]

Commissioners Court approves construction of at least $18 million Forensics Center with no plans, specifications, knowledge

Commissioners Court approves construction of at least $18 million Forensics Center with no plans, specifications, knowledge

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack tried to stop the Montgomery County Commissioners Court from committing to construction of a Forensics Center, which will cost at least $18.1 million to the taxpayers, but the Riley-Meador-Metts tax dollar spending freight train stop rolled over him. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, September 23 – […]

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