City Council District G

Council Member Oliver Pennington

 

Oliver Pennington's life is one of education, hard work, dedication and achievement. Born and raised in Houston, he loves this city and everything it has to offer. Oliver achieved great success at a very young age. He graduated in 1960 from Rice University.

 

From there he went on to law school at the University of Texas. He graduated in 1963.

 

During that time he was an Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review.



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District G FY2015-2019 CIP

 

The following major thoroughfares were recommended for inclusion in the FY2015-2019 CIP via Rebuild Houston, and are reflected on the current DRAFT CIP.  The 5 year CIP is approved by City Council as part of the budget process each June.  The City’s new Fiscal Year (FY2015) begins on July 1, 2014.

 

CIP # N-100017—Gessner Street Paving and Drainage (Buffalo Bayou to Richmond).  Project will widen the existing four lanes to six lanes, construct a bridge along Westheimer (grade separation), replace traffic signals and upgrade storm, water and wastewater lines as needed.  Design is anticipated in FY2015, and Construction in FY2018.

 

CIP #N-100023--Dairy Ashford Paving and Drainage (I-10 to Buffalo Bayou).  Project will widen the existing four lanes to six lanes, replaces traffic signals, and upgrade storm sewer and utilities as needed.  Design is anticipated in FY2016, and Construction in FY2019.

 

CIP #N-100026--Wilcrest (I-10 to Buffalo Bayou).  Project provides for the construction of a six lane concrete roadway with curbs, sidewalks, driveways, street lighting, traffic control and necessary underground utilities.  The project includes crossing over Buffalo Bayou. Design is anticipated in FY2016, and Construction in FY2019.

 

CIP #N-100029—Kirkwood Paving and Drainage (Buffalo Bayou to Westheimer).   Project provides for the design and reconstruction of Kirkwood Road with curbs, sidewalks, driveways, street lighting, traffic control and necessary underground utilities along with in-line detention.  Design is anticipated in FY2016, and Construction in FY2019.

 

Inventory Projects:

Three additional projects were added to what ReBuild Houston calls “Inventory” (these are areas of high need that have been examined by the pre-engineering process, but did not qualify for funding this year.  They are projects that will continue to compete for funding in the CIPs for succeeding years):

 

  • Wilcrest (Buffalo Bayou to Westheimer) #2 in inventory
  • Dairy Ashford (Buffalo Bayou to Westheimer) #3 in inventory
  • Woodway (Chimney Rock to Memorial Dr.) #7 in inventory

District G Honors

 

District G Honors

 

Council Member Oliver Pennington honors organizations and indivduals who make the City of Houston and District G proud ...

 

Pictured at left ... Buster’s Friends, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping homeless and abandoned animals in the City of Houston.  They provide medical care in the form of vaccinations, testing, and spay/neuter services to all of their animals prior to adopting them into loving homes.



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Contact the Council Member

Council Member Oliver Pennington
City Hall Annex
900 Bagby, First Floor
Houston, TX 77002

 

Phone: 832.393.3007
FAX; 832.395.9571
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ReBuild Houston

 

If you have experienced structural flooding or streets impassable with flood waters, please make sure you have reported it to ReBuild Houston. If you have not yet reported flooding, please feel free to use the 2013 Public Input Draft 5+5 Year ReBuild Houston Plan FY2014-FY2023 form (.pdf). Send the completed form to our office and we will make sure it is sent to ReBuild Houston.

District G Super Neighborhoods

 

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Area Management Districts and TIRZs

 

Online Forms

 

Contact Council Member Oliver Pennington online for meeting appearances or general citizen requests. We also want to know about flooding, drainage, and security in your neighborhood ...

 

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