Lame duck Doyal seeks to spend $200K unnecessarily to help rich San Jacinto River Authority do its job of flood control

Lame duck Doyal seeks to spend $200K unnecessarily to help rich San Jacinto River Authority do its job of flood control

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal living off the fat of the community. Conroe, April 20 – Lame duck Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal recognizes that his days are numbered, so he’s pushing forward to help his engineering cronies to County taxpayer dollars as quickly as he can. Doyal’s latest grand waste of money is […]

SJRA, General Manager Houston seem serious about first steps “to provide flood control”

SJRA, General Manager Houston seem serious about first steps “to provide flood control”

Image: The jurisdiction of the San Jacinto River Authority is the watershed of the San Jacinto River outside of Harris County. SJRA has the duty “to provide flood control” for the entire San Jacinto River watershed. After pressure from the citizens of Montgomery County, citizens of Harris County, Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe), State Representative candidate […]

SJRA to reopen Lake Conroe at noon

Conroe, March 31 – The San Jacinto River Authority announced at 10:05 a.m. today, March 31, 2018, that it will reopen Lake Conroe to normal boat traffic at noon. SJRA had closed the lake yesterday, because SJRA had failed to release water from the lake prior to the storm which citizens in this area knew about […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal doesn’t care about people’s lives, property around Lake Conroe, cuts off citizen input in discussion of lake water levels

Conroe, March 4 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal rudely shut down the remarks of renowned business and community leader Rigby Owen, Jr., this past Tuesday, February 27, 2018, when Owen spoke to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court and dared to suggest that the San Jacinto River Authority – and Doyal – might want to […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal panders for Lake Conroe votes, attempts to stick Commissioners Court into SJRA business

Conroe, February 26 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal is pandering for votes with an offensive resolution “opposing efforts to force permanent lake level reductions at Lake Conroe, Montgomery County, Texas” that Doyal has placed on the February 27, 2018, Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting agenda. Besides having the Commissioners Court stick its nose into […]

When it comes to reform of the San Jacinto River Authority and the County government, citizens must send a message in the contested Republican Precinct 35 Chair race; The Golden Hammer endorses reform candidate Bouche over the establishment’s Rummell

When it comes to reform of the San Jacinto River Authority and the County government, citizens must send a message in the contested Republican Precinct 35 Chair race; The Golden Hammer endorses reform candidate Bouche over the establishment’s Rummell

Image: Insurance broker Jon Bouche (center) with his family. Bouche is running for Republican Precinct Chair in Precinct 35, which is a portion of Oak Ridge North against Marisa Rummell. It’s a critical race, because Rummell failed to support the resolution cuts in County government spending, adoption of the 20% homestead exemption for County property […]

Governor Abbott appoints three citizen-oriented Board members to SJRA

Austin and Conroe, February 6 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott appointed Mark Mitcheletti of Kingwood, to the San Jacinto River Authority Board of Directors Monday, after a recommendations from various elected officials, dignitaries and the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce. Kaaren Cambio of Kingwood and Charles ‘Ed’ Boulware of Montgomery were also appointed to […]

Embattled San Jacinto River Authority ignores state agency’s admonishment to study Lake Conroe sedimentation rates carefully

Conroe, February 2 – Despite admonishment from the Texas Water Development Board, the rogue San Jacinto River Authority (TWDB) has ignored the need to conduct careful studies of the sedimentation rate in Lake Conroe. The admonishment came in a 2012 study with the enticing title, “Volumetric and Sedimentation Survey of LAKE CONROE June – August […]

Almost four months after Harvey, San Jacinto River Authority still takes no action “to provide flood control”

Conroe, December 15 – The San Jacinto River Authority (“SJRA”) Board of Directors met for the first time in two months on December 14, 2017, at 8:05 a.m., and failed even to include any mention of SJRA’s statutory duty “to provide flood control” on the meeting agenda. Instead, the SJRA Board approved: financial statements; a […]

1 2 3 5