Montgomery County’s “Golden” Elected Servants?

Conroe, September 27 – The Montgomery County government’s elected servants are hardly servants at all. They receive salaries far higher than the median per capita income of this community. The Montgomery County Commissioners Court approved the Fiscal Year 2020 Salary Schedule at the regular meeting on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. The sound which you may […]

Montgomery County government Platinum Platoon (139 employees who make more than $100K per year in salary)

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, September 26 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has compiled the “Platinum Platoon,” the list of the one hundred and thirty-nine (139) Montgomery County government employees, who are not elected servants and who receive more than $100,000 per year in salary. It’s important to note that Montgomery […]

Salaries continue to spike Montgomery County government spending, constitute community embarrassment

Salaries continue to spike Montgomery County government spending, constitute community embarrassment

Image: “Mohawked” Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack has focused three of the last four year’s budget sessions on giving himself and other elected servants a giant salary increase. Unfortunately, the County government has failed to focus on spending and property tax reform. Conroe and The Woodlands, June 19 – Hovering at a gargantuan […]

Conroe ISD’s “budgeting by PowerPoint” method guarantees massive spending increase, no effort to control expenses; administration demands 2.5 cent rate increase on debt to offset temporary state-mandated spending caps

Conroe ISD’s “budgeting by PowerPoint” method guarantees massive spending increase, no effort to control expenses; administration demands 2.5 cent rate increase on debt to offset temporary state-mandated spending caps

Image: Alex in the 1971 film, A Clockwork Orange, obviously portrayed the budget methodology of the Conroe Independent School District in this scene involving the “Ludovico” technique of brainwashing. Rather than examining school district departments, conducting zero-based budgeting to determine whether expenditures have any purpose, or brainstorming novel ideas about methods of reducing overall spending, the […]

Solid Gold 50: Montgomery County government Top 50 salaries’ overpayments exceed $2.1 million over private sector salary comparisons

Solid Gold 50: Montgomery County government Top 50 salaries’ overpayments exceed $2.1 million over private sector salary comparisons

Conroe, June 17 – Four days ago, The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, published the top fifty non-law enforcement, non-elected servant salaries in the free spending Montgomery County government, a governmental entity which clearly suffers from a complete lack of management. The article was “‘Solid Gold 50’ Salaries Unmask County Government’s Explosive Salary Inflation,” The […]

“Solid Gold 50” salaries unmask County government’s explosive salary inflation

Conroe, June 13 – The “Solid Gold 50” salaries, the highest fifty (50) non-law enforcement, non-elected salary holders in the Montgomery County government, unmask the primary explosive spending problem: salary inflation. As the Commissioners Court passed the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget on September 5, 2018, Precinct 3 Montgomerty County Commissioner James Noack asked the wrong […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court fails to remove “ghost” employees, despite Commissioner Noack’s urging

Montgomery County Commissioners Court fails to remove “ghost” employees, despite Commissioner Noack’s urging

Image: The ghosts at Disney Land’s Haunted Mansion are portraying some employees of the Montgomery County government. Conroe, February 1 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court came very close to saving taxpayers over $1 million in the annual budget by closing vacant positions and sweeping the budgeted funds for those positions into the County government’s […]

THE “ASPH-SCAM” SCANDAL: Metts pulls “asphalt” con, fools Montgomery County Judge Keough, rips off East Montgomery County residents

THE “ASPH-SCAM” SCANDAL: Metts pulls “asphalt” con, fools Montgomery County Judge Keough, rips off East Montgomery County residents

Image: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts “Asph-Scam” Scandal. Conroe, January 28 – It may appear to be a mundane Tuesday, January 29, 2019, Montgomery Commissioners Court agenda item transferring some funds around under employee code numbers and account numbers. In truth, it’s the “Asph-Scam” Scandal. That’s pronounced “AZ-fuh-skam” Scandal, standing for the asphalt […]

Davenport Ring’s Metts-Dunn plea for salary money scammed Commissioners Court all way around without disclosure of Nash money

Davenport Ring’s Metts-Dunn plea for salary money scammed Commissioners Court all way around without disclosure of Nash money

Image: The Davenport Ring’s Metts and Dunn scammed the Montgomery Commissioners Court all the way around on January 8, 2019, when they got Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador to go along with a plea for more than $30,000 in additional salary funds. There was a major fact […]

Is this paradise? No, it’s Conroe, but Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough really did reduce his own salary by 12%

Is this paradise? No, it’s Conroe, but Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough really did reduce his own salary by 12%

Image: For a brief moment, Conroe appeared as in this photograph when Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough moved to reduce his own salary! Conroe, January 13 – For a brief moment, Paradise descended upon Conroe and Montgomery County when, for the first time history, the Montgomery County Judge, recently installed Mark Keough, moved to reduce […]

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