Montgomery County Auditor, Commissioners Court intend to break Texas law flagrantly on October 9 with so-called “emergency” $41.5 million of budget amendments

Conroe, October 8 – Montgomery County Auditor Phyllis Martin, the entire Montgomery County Commissioners Court, and Budget Office Director Amanda Carter intend to break Texas law flagrantly at the Commissioners Court meeting on October 9, 2018, by making at least thirty-nine (39) “budget amendments” as “emergency expenditures” “in case of grave public necessity” when, in […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Noack, County Animal Shelter join to make pet adoptions free as Shelter reaches capacity

Montgomery County Commissioner Noack, County Animal Shelter join to make pet adoptions free as Shelter reaches capacity

Image: This little fellow and his 705 homeless friends at the Montgomery County Animal Shelter are ready to come home with you. Conroe and The Woodlands, September 29 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack, who is temporarily overseeing the Montgomery County Animal Shelter (“MCAS”), announced today that the adoptions from the Animal Shelter are […]

Confrontation between Commissioners, District Judges dominates Court meeting

Confrontation between Commissioners, District Judges dominates Court meeting

Image: Chief Administrative Judge and 410th District Court Judge Jennifer Robin spoke for the Board of District Judges to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Conroe, September 21 – September 11, 2018, seemingly had several perils for Montgomery County taxpayers. While the Montgomery County Commissioners Court spent a lot of money, […]

In most important votes of the entire year, Commissioners Court totally lets the citizens down, with UGLY comparison with Denton County

Conroe, September 16 – On September 5, 2018, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court met and slammed the citizens of Montgomery County with two votes to set the budget at a stratospheric $344,381,573 for Fiscal Year 2019 which begins October 1, 2018, and ends September 30, 2019. After some very insightful comments by 9th District Judge […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Noack gives rousing speech to Woodlands Republican Women, endorses entire slate of Republican candidates, even including Riley

Montgomery County Commissioner Noack gives rousing speech to Woodlands Republican Women, endorses entire slate of Republican candidates, even including Riley

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack spoke to a packed room at the Woodlands Republican Women Monthly Luncheon on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. The Woodlands, September 12 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack gave a rousing and patriotic speech to a room packed with Republicans and a few others at the […]

Montgomery County District Judges confront Commissioners Court over County Auditor’s Budget, Commissioners Court backs down

Montgomery County District Judges confront Commissioners Court over County Auditor’s Budget, Commissioners Court backs down

Image: 410th District Judge Jennifer Robin, Montgomery County’s Chief Administrative District Judge, emphatically told the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, that the Commissioners Court was acting outside of their authority in approving a Fiscal Year 2019 County Auditor’s Budget with a $309,000 reduction from the current fiscal year. The Commissioners Court […]

Montgomery Sheriff Henderson has to beg for 10 additional patrol officers – paid from his spending savings – and just barely gets approval from Commissioners Court to hire them

Conroe, September 8 – Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson just barely squeaked by with approval from the Montgomery County Commissioners Court at its regular August 28, 2018, meeting to hire ten (10) new patrol deputies with funds he saved by not spending his full budget during Fiscal Year 2018. During the so-called “budget process,” the […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Noack leads move to cut County Auditor’s FY 2019 budget by cost of Budget Office

Montgomery County Commissioner Noack leads move to cut County Auditor’s FY 2019 budget by cost of Budget Office

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack urged the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to reduce the County Auditor’s Budget by the amount of money set aside for the Budget Office, which took away some of the County Auditor’s functions. The Auditor, Phyllis Martin, fought against reducing the bureaucracy of her department. Noack’s motion passed […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court awards themselves salary boosts, passes gigantically wasteful $344 million budget

Conroe, September 5 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted 4 to 0 to increase government spending 4.83% for Fiscal Year 2018 and increase property taxes as well, thanks to the lock-step property tax appraisal increases from the Montgomery Central Appraisal District, which feed more tax dollars to the hungry spenders each year. The budget […]

In the midst of Animal Shelter turmoil, Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner Noack emerges from Executive Session to take charge

In the midst of Animal Shelter turmoil, Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner Noack emerges from Executive Session to take charge

Image: In this scene from The Right Stuff, Sam Shepherd playing test pilot Chuck Yeager walked away from the turmoil of a crash landing after he attempted to break the sound barrier. In real life, Yeager walked away from several crash landings during his test flight career. Will Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack be able […]

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