Commissioners Court to go on wild tax dollar spending spree on January 14; will it ever end?

Commissioners Court to go on wild tax dollar spending spree on January 14; will it ever end?

Image: Left to right, lobbyist Nelda Blair and Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley also known as “King of the Big Spenders of ‘Other Peoples’ Money.’” The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, January 14 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court will go on a wild tax dollar spending spree at its first regular meeting […]

Riley’s defensiveness about unpopular thoroughfare projects he put on Major Thoroughfare Plan casts negative pall over Commissioners Court meeting

Riley’s defensiveness about unpopular thoroughfare projects he put on Major Thoroughfare Plan casts negative pall over Commissioners Court meeting

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley exhibited shame over his terrible work on mobility projects to create the mess in his Commissioners Precinct 2. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, December 17 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley continued to display his lack of diligence and lack of knowledge concerning Montgomery […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court unanimously adopts Commissioner Riley’s “gun sanctuary” measure, despite liberal protests

Montgomery County Commissioners Court unanimously adopts Commissioner Riley’s “gun sanctuary” measure, despite liberal protests

Image: Former Montgomery County Judge and State Representative Jimmie Edwards of Conroe read a proposed “gun sanctuary” resolution, which Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley authored and proposed at the Tuesday, November 19, 2019, Commissioners Court meeting. The resolution passed unanimously over the protests of liberals who spoke out against gun rights. The Golden […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court to have chance to relieve citizens from Commissioner Riley’s excessive HGAC absenteeism, which has cost tens of millions of dollars

Montgomery County Commissioners Court to have chance to relieve citizens from Commissioner Riley’s excessive HGAC absenteeism, which has cost tens of millions of dollars

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, November 18 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court will have the chance on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, to relieve the citizens from Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley’s excessive absenteeism, which has cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars, from his duties as the County government’s representative on the Transportation Policy […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Riley’s “Gun Sanctuary Resolution” good, but small, first step towards protecting gun rights, still requires Texas Legislature

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Montgomery County, November 17 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley has offered a “Resolution Declaring Montgomery County, Texas, a Gun Sanctuary County” as a proclamation for consideration during the Tuesday, November 19, 2019, Commissioners Court meeting. The resolution, which Riley himself clearly didn’t draft and which, in a […]

BREAKING NEWS! Disgraced former Montgomery County Judge Doyal arrested for DWI, mentor to Commissioner Riley, perpetrator of $95 Million “Decimation of Hope Highway”

BREAKING NEWS! Disgraced former Montgomery County Judge Doyal arrested for DWI, mentor to Commissioner Riley, perpetrator of $95 Million “Decimation of Hope Highway”

Image: Prisoner Craig Doyal, disgraced former Montgomery County Judge, whom law enforcement officers booked into the Montgomery County Jail early Sunday morning for driving while intoxicated. Doyal, was angry and agitated – clearly – at the time of his arrest. BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, October 27 – The Texas Department of Public Safety […]

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 […]

Ave atque vale, fellow cult members

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Hail and farewell. Three years ago, a person who is the subject of some of the articles in The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, accused me of having a “puppet master.” That’s a concept he understood, because he was a puppet master himself (and, arguably, continues to be today.) My […]

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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