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 […]

Breaking News: Montgomery County Judge Keough fulfills campaign promise, as first order of business, by reducing his own salary

Breaking News: Montgomery County Judge Keough fulfills campaign promise, as first order of business, by reducing his own salary

Image: The Moment of the Citizens’ Liberation: Former County Judge Alan Sadler administered the Oath of Office to Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough around 10:35 a.m. on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at which time the reign of terror of his corrupt predecessor (Craig Doyal) ended. The ceremony was at the Lone Star Convention Center in […]

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