Commissioner Riley receives “The Golden Hammer Award” for $1.2 million of theft from general tax funds for Decimation of Hope Highway (TX 249 Tollroad)

Conroe, June 12 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley received “The Golden Hammer Award” at the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. “The Golden Hammer Award” goes to a public servant for wasting tax funds and “hammering the taxpayers.” Riley received the dubious distinction for wasting almost $1.2 million of […]

“The Golden Hammer” goes to Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Metts for his “arbitrary” opposition to government spending reductions

Conroe, May 15 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts received “The Golden Hammer Award” for his “arbitrary” opposition to government spending reductions. On May 6, Metts sent a memo to every Montgomery County government Department head that he opposed calls for “arbitrary” spending reductions, clearly referring to the request of the Citizens Budget […]

Quiet Lady From Magnolia presents “The Golden Hammer Award” to Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Riley, Quiet Man then adds comment

Quiet Lady From Magnolia presents “The Golden Hammer Award” to Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Riley, Quiet Man then adds comment

Image: The Quiet Lady From Magnolia, Ginger Russell, spoke to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, and presented Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley “The Golden Hammer Award” for hammering the taxpayers. Conroe, April 11 – The Quiet Lady From Magnolia, Ginger Russell, presented “The Golden Hammer Award” to Precinct 2 […]

The Golden Hammer Award goes to Clark, Doyal, Commissioners, County Engineer for wasting millions of dollars on plush engineering contracts

The Golden Hammer Award goes to Clark, Doyal, Commissioners, County Engineer for wasting millions of dollars on plush engineering contracts

Image: With the millions of dollars the Montgomery County government pays engineer John Holzwarth, this photograph is a likely depiction of his master bathroom constructed with the citizens’ money. Conroe, November 21 – The life of opulence goes to anyone fortunate to give the right political contributions to the right politicians inside of the Montgomery […]

The Golden Hammer Award goes to Budget Director Carter, Human Resources Director Shaw for out-of-control salaries in Montgomery County government

The Golden Hammer Award goes to Budget Director Carter, Human Resources Director Shaw for out-of-control salaries in Montgomery County government

Image: Montgomery County Budget Director Amanda Carter attempted to respond, on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, before the Commissioners Court immediately after she had received “The Golden Hammer Award” for “hammering the taxpayers” with massive County government salaries comprising 57.4% of the entire County government budget for Fiscal Year 2019. Conroe, September 26 – Montgomery County […]

County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, Auditor Phyllis Martin receive The Golden Hammer Award for wasting millions of dollars on Enterprise Resource Planning software

County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, Auditor Phyllis Martin receive The Golden Hammer Award for wasting millions of dollars on Enterprise Resource Planning software

Image: Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport (left), on her way out as Treasurer on December 31, 2018, much to relief of the taxpayers, and County Auditor Phyllis Martin (right), possibly also on her way out, begged the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to spend $14.9 million more on the Enterprise Resource Planning software which confers no […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Riley, Meador receive The Golden Hammer Award for failing to fulfill their job duties

Conroe, April 25 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador received “The Golden Hammer Award” at the Tuesday, April 24, 2018, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. As usual, Riley turned red during the presentation while Meador appeared to sleep. Afterwards, Riley gave “The Golden Hammer” […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal, Purchasing Director Jalomo receive “The Golden Hammer Award” for Phonoscope

Conroe, April 2 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and County government Purchasing Director Gilbert Jalomo received “The Golden Hammer Award” on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, for their obfuscation and deceit with respect to the Phonoscope deep fiber optic cable scandal. The award originally was to go to Doyal alone but Jalomo’s smoke-filled answer in […]

Montgomery County Animal Shelter Director Aaron Johnson receives “The Golden Hammer Award,” never notified by Doyal of his annual performance evaluation

Conroe, March 28 – Montgomery County Animal Shelter (MCAS) Director Aaron Johnson received “The Golden Hammer Award” at the Tuesday, March 27, 2018, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court for “hammering the taxpayers.” Sadly, the issue extended to hammering – figuratively but in the saddest of manners – many of the homeless animals inside […]

Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal receives “The Golden Hammer Award” for terrible impact of secrecy and closed government

Conroe, March 4 – Elitist Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal received “The Golden Hammer Award” on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, for the terrible impact of the secrecy and closed government he has imposed on this community. The Publisher of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, presented the award to Doyal, who refused to look […]