Noack’s self-inflicted wound swamps June 11 County Commissioners Court meeting ratings, Keough opposes, Metts obviously troubled

Noack’s self-inflicted wound swamps June 11 County Commissioners Court meeting ratings, Keough opposes, Metts obviously troubled

Image: On June 11, 2019, Noack hid behind Budget Director Amanda Carter who placed his proposal on the agenda to allow him to make hiring, firing, promotion, and other personnel decisions in secret. Noack’s proposal was completely irrational and harmed Noack more than it helped Noack or anyone else. It illustrates the fact that group […]

Noack, two “establishment” cronies shove secrecy down citizens’ throats during June 11 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Noack, two “establishment” cronies shove secrecy down citizens’ throats during June 11 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Image: As Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough (center) spoke against the secrecy proposal of Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack (second from left in Mohawk hairdo), Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador (far right) held his own head aloft at the tip of his fingers, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley (second from right) […]

Editorial: The sure sign of trouble in government is secrecy

Editorial: The sure sign of trouble in government is secrecy

Image: Whether it’s the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District, the Conroe Independent School District, the San Jacinto River Authority, or a plethora of other governmental entities, secrecy in government is always a sign of trouble. Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer As Harold Hill sort of said in “The Music Man,” that’s […]

Noack places worst agenda item (possibly ever) on June 11 Commissioners Court agenda, seeks to hide behind consent agenda, “Commissioners”, Budget Director

Noack places worst agenda item (possibly ever) on June 11 Commissioners Court agenda, seeks to hide behind consent agenda, “Commissioners”, Budget Director

Image: It seems that Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack’s goal is a County government where County Commissioners operate in secret other than the public relations messages, on the taxpayer’s dime, which they choose to disclose. Conroe, June 9 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner has stuck on the June 11, 2019, Commissioners Court […]

In an “economic development” success, Montgomery County government has successfully exported its primary commodity statewide to all of Texas: corruption

Conroe and Montgomery County, March 4 – Montgomery County and the City of Conroe have spent many tens of millions of dollars on “economic development” and have recently exported to the entire State of Texas the primary commodity which this community manufactures, corruption. In a case emanating out of Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie […]

Unethical Montgomery County Commissioners Court agenda practices continue, but Chief of Staff Millsaps promises changes

Conroe, January 7 – Problematically, Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough’s first Commissioners Court agenda for the Tuesday, January 8, 2019, meeting contains the corrupt secretive practices of his predecessor Craig Doyal. Keough’s Chief of Staff, Jason Millsaps, has assured, “We’re following the previous methods for this one meeting, because we had to prepare and post […]

The Political Firing of Montgomery Police Chief Napolitano, Part 3 of 3: How Mayor Countryman got rid of the most successful Police Chief the City of Montgomery has enjoyed in decades

The Political Firing of Montgomery Police Chief Napolitano, Part 3 of 3: How Mayor Countryman got rid of the most successful Police Chief the City of Montgomery has enjoyed in decades

Image: Montgomery Mayor Sara Countryman didn’t look too happy on September 25, 2018, as she presided over a City Council meeting for the purpose of passing a “no confidence” vote to remove Police Chief Jim Napolitano. The City Council tabled the vote, so the final result was just as bad for Countryman as the dozens […]

More of same overspending, corruption at final 2018 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, December 27 – Corrupt Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s final Commissioners Court in office, on December 18, 2018, became a celebration of spending “other people’s money.” One of Doyal’s favorite recipients of County taxpayer largesse, Terri Jaggers, who is responsible for Doyal’s endorsement of transgender adoptions, paid tribute to Doyal at the beginning of […]