District E

Council Member Fred Flickinger

Fred FlickingerFred Flickinger was sworn into office on January 2, 2024. He is serving his first term as the Houston City Council Member for District E and brings his skills and experience as both a business and community leader to create lasting change at City Hall.

Fred believes in focusing on the core responsibilities of city government by making public safety a top priority, enhancing flood mitigation, prioritizing infrastructure improvements, and restoring fiscal responsibility. Public safety is the foundation upon which all other aspects of our community are built. By working together to create a safe and secure District E, we can ensure that our neighborhoods thrive, and our families are able to live, work, and play without fear.

Fred is an owner of Flickinger Machine, a family business which has been in operation since 1978. Prior to managing the family business, he was an executive for a logistics corporation for 27 years. Fred’s business experience enables him to bring real work insights and solutions-oriented approaches to city council.

A strong believer in being civically engaged in his community, Fred recently served as President of the Lake Houston Pachyderm Club and spearheaded their voter education efforts. He currently serves on the Senate District 4 Advisory Board to be a proponent of grassroots initiatives. Fred is also a long-time volunteer and supporter of the Prison Entrepreneurship Program which connects business leaders with incarcerated individuals to instill business acumen and provide mentorship.

A proud Houstonian for over 50 years, Fred has been a part of District E since childhood. He grew up in the Sagemont area, lived in Clear Lake and now resides in Kingwood. Fred credits his involvement in the community and local politics for his belief in wanting to affect change. He is committed to prioritizing communication and transparency with all members of the district.

Lake Houston Dam Spillway Improvement Project

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July 8, 2021 Public Meeting (.pdf)

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