Cities, Quadvest, other utilities lead fight for freedom, as Texas Supreme Court takes San Jacinto River Authority venue case

Cities, Quadvest, other utilities lead fight for freedom, as Texas Supreme Court takes San Jacinto River Authority venue case

Image: Quadvest President Simon Sequeira, most obviously the Bob Marley of Montgomery County’s fight for freedom from the San Jacinto River Authority’s monopolistic water prices as well as The Golden Hammer’s Power Top Ten #8 in 2018, has much reason to celebrate, as the Texas Supreme Court has agreed to hear the mandamus petition of […]

The Grass is Greener (again!): In pitiful advocacy for Conroe ISD’s $807 million bond, Superintendent Null tries to blame SJRA’s Jace Houston and company for need to spend $5 million on turf at Caney Creek High School

The Grass is Greener (again!): In pitiful advocacy for Conroe ISD’s $807 million bond, Superintendent Null tries to blame SJRA’s Jace Houston and company for need to spend $5 million on turf at Caney Creek High School

Image: Did the people who own this idyllic backyard install turf in order to avoid dealings with the San Jacinto River Authority, General Manager Jace Houston, and the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District? Believe it or not, that’s Conroe ISD Superintendent latest lame excuse why taxpayers should spend $5 million to turf in place of […]

Despite district court ruling, SJRA argues for stringent groundwater regulations in letter to Lone Star GCD Board

  Conroe, March 13 – Prior to the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District’s (LSGCD) Board of Directors meeting last night, the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA), through a letter from its General Manager Jace Houston, and its close ally, the Woodlands Joint Powers Agency, tried to put the scare into the LSGCD to continue to […]

Letter from San Jacinto River Authority four months BEFORE Harvey storm genuinely blood curdling

Letter from San Jacinto River Authority four months BEFORE Harvey storm genuinely blood curdling

Conroe, March 1 – It’s a letter Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Attorney General Ken Paxton, Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe, Senator Robert Nichols (R-Tyler), and State Representatives Steve Toth (R-Conroe), Will Metcalf (R-Conroe), and Cecil Bell (R-Magnolia) should all read immediately. It’s a letter for which San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) Board of Directors member Kaaren […]

BREAKING NEWS! 284th District Judge Bays orders SJRA to turn Emergency Action Plan over to The Golden Hammer’s Publisher, SJRA appeals

BREAKING NEWS! 284th District Judge Bays orders SJRA to turn Emergency Action Plan over to The Golden Hammer’s Publisher, SJRA appeals

Image: On Friday, September 1, 2017, San Jacinto River Authority General Manager Jace Houston stood on the Lake Conroe Dam with other officials to try to justify why the Authority had flooded thousands of homes downstream during Tropical Storm Harvey without failing to give any warning to the homeowners. On Monday, February 25, 2019, 284th […]

Friday, February 15, 12 noon, “It’s Hammer Time”: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About SJRA but were afraid to ask

Friday, February 15, 12 noon, “It’s Hammer Time”: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About SJRA but were afraid to ask

Montgomery County, February 15 – “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About SJRA but were afraid to ask” is the theme of today’s edition of “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular show affiliated with this newspaper, which appears on Facebook and YouTube at MCP. TV. The show will air live today, Friday, February 15, 2019, at […]

Gaping chasm between SJRA’s operations versus statutory duty “to provide flood control,” as SJRA’s admission in court filings reveal

Gaping chasm between SJRA’s operations versus statutory duty “to provide flood control,” as SJRA’s admission in court filings reveal

Image: Entering the San Jacinto River Authority’s palatial headquarters building (or living downstream from SJRA’s business operations) floods a person with more terror than crossing a crevasse by ladder wearing crampons. In reality, there’s a gaping chasm between the Authority’s operations which they run more like a for-profit water seller than a governmental agency whose […]

The Golden Hammer’s Publisher lays out citizen call for future of LSGCD, SJRA

Conroe, December 14 – At the meeting of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the Publisher of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, set out a road map for the future of the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA). It’s important to recall that, by over-regulating and restricting groundwater production, […]

Lady of the Lake? Wicked Witch of the Water? Or Merely “Farcical Aquatic Ceremony”? Either way, she’s anti-citizen

Conroe, December 13 – A scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail definitely came to one’s mind when observing anti-citizen Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) General Manager Kathy Turner Jones at the District’s December 11, 2018, Board of Directors meeting. Here’s the scene, which actually contains a nice summary of political philosophy: “King Arthur: […]

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