Commissioner Noack chides Budget Director Carter for failing to provide “Salary Schedule” in advance of Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Commissioner Noack chides Budget Director Carter for failing to provide “Salary Schedule” in advance of Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack legitimately complained about the fact that Budget Director Amanda Carter wanted the Commissioners Court to approve the “Salary Schedule” for the entire Montgomery County government without seeing it prior to the meeting. The Commissioners Court voted 4 to 1 to approve the “Salary Schedule” blindly, since they’re […]

Precinct 3 Commissioner Noack discounts benefits of Woodlands incorporation during Commissioners Court discussion

Conroe and The Woodlands, October 24 – With Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack spearheading the discussion, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court made clear that a transition to a municipality by the Woodlands Township would be substantially more costly than some presently believe. “I want to clarify some mis-information,” Noack said during the regular […]

County Auditor Pandey’s reports in super-secret “consent agenda” highlight Tuesday’s Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

County Auditor Pandey’s reports in super-secret “consent agenda” highlight Tuesday’s Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Image: Montgomery County Auditor Rakesh Pandey is one tough internal auditor. He’s keeping many County government elected servants and employees on their toes. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, October 22 – There are two major highlights to the October 22, 2019, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. First, Montgomery County Auditor Rakesh “Tough […]

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. […]

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