Towing policy continues to bedevil Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Sheriff’s Office, as Riley may come to rescue

Towing policy continues to bedevil Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Sheriff’s Office, as Riley may come to rescue

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley indicated he may come to the rescue of towing companies, which are suffering from the unnecessary regulations, which the Montgomery County Commissioners Court approved on February 12, 2021, on the motion of Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts. Metts said “We’re not in the business of regulating commerce. […]

Montgomery County’s “Towopoly” draws complaints from local towing companies

Montgomery County’s “Towopoly” draws complaints from local towing companies

Image: The Montgomery County Commissioners Court and Sheriff’s Office have begun to play the game of “towopoly” through the unnecessary regulation of towing companies at the behest of the most politically influential ones, such as Milstead Towing, TJ Knox (EMC Towing), and Dustin Rutherford (multiple towing companies). The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Montgomery County, […]

Montgomery County Towing Regulations: Crony Capitalism Or Public Safety Measure, Part 2 Of 2

Montgomery County Towing Regulations: Crony Capitalism Or Public Safety Measure, Part 2 Of 2

Image: State Representative Will Metcalf (left), Republican of Conroe, with Texas Governor Greg Abbott at the State Capitol in Austin in February, 2019. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, New Caney, and Austin, March 1 – On February 9, 2021, during a regular Commissioners Court meeting, Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts said, “We’re […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court adopts County-government-assisted towing oligopoly

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, February 22 – With the beneficiary towing company operators, especially Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts’ close political associate T.J. Knox, urging them on, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court adopted a towing oligopoly in Montgomery county for non-consent tows at a special meeting on Friday, February 12, 2021. As Assistant […]

THE GOLDEN HAMMER’S JANUARY 24, 2017 COMMISSIONERS COURT RATINGS: Commissioners Pass Ethics Policy Under Tx-DOT Threat of Funding Withdrawal!

Conroe, January 28 – The Golden Hammer released Commissioners Court ratings for the January 24, 2017, meeting, with cumulative scores as well for the Fiscal Year 2017 reporting period. Points are good. COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING JANUARY 24, 2017, 9:30 A.M. (Judge Doyal and Commissioners, Meador, Noack, Riley, and Clark were present.) The Consent Agenda was […]