Controversial Woodlands Parkway Extension reveals incorporation won’t give Woodlands “control over its own destiny”

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, August 26 – For years Woodlands Township Chairman Gordy Bunch and Vice Chairman Bruce Reiser have argued that The Woodlands must incorporate as a city, despite the massive cost and tax increase to Woodlands residents that would result, so that “we can have control of our own destiny.” […]

Keough, Commissioners Court place Major Thoroughfare Plan on super-secret “consent” agenda, even though it involves enormous spending, planning issues, such as Woodlands Parkway Extension

Keough, Commissioners Court place Major Thoroughfare Plan on super-secret “consent” agenda, even though it involves enormous spending, planning issues, such as Woodlands Parkway Extension

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s mailer that he sent during the last week of the May 22, 2018, Republican Runoff Election. Riley is proceeding with construction of the Woodlands Parkway Extension by another name, the Woodtrace Boulevard Extension, under the Major Thoroughfare Plan, which the Commissioners Court will adopt under its super-secret “consent” […]

Commissioner Noack sneakily single-handedly slays Woodlands Parkway Extension, reveals why Woodlands incorporation unnecessary

Commissioner Noack sneakily single-handedly slays Woodlands Parkway Extension, reveals why Woodlands incorporation unnecessary

Image: F.M. 2978 Commercial Tract Replat No. 1, establishing the T-intersection at F.M. 2978 and the west terminus of Woodlands Parkway as the location of a big box store and commercial shopping center. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands and Conroe, June 7 – Montgomery County Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack sneakily and single-handedly […]

Woodlands Parkway Extension remains on Major Thoroughfare Plan, despite Noack, Riley claims otherwise

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands and Conroe, May 4 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley has claimed that the so-called “Woodlands Parkway Extension,” or “WPX,” which voters soundly defeated in the May, 2015, road bond election, will no longer remain on the Major Thoroughfare Plan for the Houston Galveston Area Council, […]

“Woodlands Parkway Extension coming through”: Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District intends to annex additional commercial area, plus some residential which may turn commercial

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Magnolia, February 23 – Residents of Woodlane subdivision were recently baffled when they received a letter that their property is part of a proposed annexation by the Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District (WMPID), which intends to annex additional commercial area during the 87th Texas Legislative Session in Austin. While WMPID […]

The race is on! Montgomery County Commissioners Court passes spending item to allow for construction of most of Woodlands Parkway Extension, only incorporation of The Woodlands would seem to block completion

Conroe and Magnolia, July 17 – “I have no discussion. I’m just opposed,” said Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack, on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, as he and County Judge Mark Keough, “The People’s Judge,” voted as a minority against the Woodlands Parkway Extension, the plan of Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley and […]

Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Riley to bring Woodlands Parkway Extension through sneaky traffic jamming of F.M. 2978 at the proposed Mansions Way triangle

Riley, Commissioners Court hide $135K spending item on super-secret “consent agenda” due to its controversial nature Conroe, Magnolia, and The Woodlands, July 8 – If there’s anyone who is a genuine master of creating traffic jams, destroying mobility for personal gain, and dealing with the citizens of south Montgomery County with utmost duplicity, it’s Precinct […]

Riley, Doyal wasted fortune on Woodlands Parkway Extension long before voters (dis)approved of the project

Conroe, June 6 – On May 9, 2015, Montgomery County voters headed to the polls and soundly defeated a road bond referendum 57.19% to 42.81%, largely because disgraced former County Judge Craig Doyal and liberal Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley insisted on including the extraordinarily unpopular extension of Woodlands Parkway from F.M. 2978 westward […]

Doyal, Riley short-change citizens in repayment of borrowed funds, continue Decimation of Hope Highway TX 249 Tollway “snake oil,” prepare for Woodlands Parkway Extension

Doyal, Riley short-change citizens in repayment of borrowed funds, continue Decimation of Hope Highway TX 249 Tollway “snake oil,” prepare for Woodlands Parkway Extension

Conroe, September 5 – The snakes slithered and the snake oil flowed at the August 28, 2018, meeting of the so-called Montgomery County Toll Road Authority (MCTRA), which is really just another name for the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Last Tuesday, Montgomery County Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and “financial advisor” Terrell […]

Eissler walks back from WPX after The Golden Hammer outs Riley-Weems orchestration

The Woodlands, July 28 – Rob Eissler, President of the Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District (WiMP) and lobbyist for WiMP, the Woodlands Township, Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and others has announced that he’s walking back from the discussions to finance a portion of the mightily unpopular Woodlands […]