HOUSTON – State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) will moderate a community forum to discuss the future of Brickhouse Gully and address flooding concerns about this vital tributary to White Oak Bayou. The forum will serve as an avenue for area residents to voice their concerns and opinions with elected representatives FROM the city, county and state. Councilmember Toni Lawrence, Commissioner Jerry Eversole, and the Harris County Flood Control District have been invited to participate. The event has been organized by Janice Gabriel, President of Mangum Manor Civic Association.
Brickhouse Gully starts near Gessner and Clay Road and runs east between Clay (43rd Street) and Kempwood (34th Street) until it intersects White Oak Bayou in the Watonga area. Many areas in the watershed recently experienced significant flooding due the devastating rainfall amounts brought by Tropical Storm Frances in 1998, Tropical Storm Allison in 2001 and torrential rains last fall.
WHO: State Representative Dwayne Bohac, et al.
WHAT: Brickhouse Gully Forum
TIME AND PLACE:
Thursday, February 26 at 7:30 p.m. Scarborough High School (cafeteria), 4141 Costa Rica Road, Houston, Texas 77092
This event is open to the general public. All questions should be directed to Representative Bohac’s District Office at 713-460-2800.