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Posted on: October 25, 2016


Water Safety 365 Committee

Terri Ford, Director of Cook Children's Tarrant County Operations, presented the Green Crystal Award to the NRH Water Safety 365 drowning prevention initiative during the October 24, 2016 City Council Meeting.

The initiative was recognized for increas...Read on...

Video of Award Presentation
Posted on: October 21, 2016

Early Voting


An election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 for president and other federal, state and county offices. There will also be a Special Election in Justice of the Peace Precinct No. 1 for: “The legal sale of all alcoholic beverages for off-premise c...Read on...

Tarrant County Elections Office
Posted on: October 21, 2016

Fix It Blitz

Fix It Blitz Volunteers

Volunteers in North Richland Hills will make improvements to 13 homes during the annual Neighborhood Initiative Fix It Blitz. Most of the projects will be completed on Make A Difference Day, Saturday, October 22, which is the largest national day of com...Read on...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

Best Neighborhoods

2016 Best Neighborhoods

North Richland Hills has been recognized as one of the 10 best neighborhoods in DFW by the Dallas Morning News.

The newspaper scored more than 300 neighborhoods in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Rockwall and Tarrant counties on several factors including:

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Posted on: October 7, 2016


Scenic City Award

North Richland Hills was recognized with a Scenic City Platinum Level Certification award during the Texas Municipal League Conference in Austin on October 6, 2016. The mission of the Scenic City Program is to support and recognize municipalities that im...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Annual Budget & Tax Rate

City Council Chambers

On September 26, 2016 the North Richland Hills City Council approved a balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 and voted to keep the city's property tax rate at 61-cents per $100 valuation. The annual budget provides funding to continue the day to day o...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Mosquito Control

Be Mosquito Free

Controlling mosquito populations and reducing the risk for mosquito borne illnesses requires action from all citizens in order to be successful.

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Posted on: August 24, 2016


TEXRail Groundbreaking

A groundbreaking was held on August 24 for the new commuter rail line that will run from downtown Fort Worth to DFW Airport with two stations in NRH.

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Posted on: July 12, 2016


Award Presentation

Congratulations to Keep North Richland Hills Beautiful for winning the Keep Texas Beautiful Governor's Community Achievement Award for outstanding community improvement and a $250,000 grant from the Texas Department of Transportation. The funding will be ...Read on...

Posted on: July 12, 2016

Back the Blue

Back the Blue Shirt

The North Richland Hills Firefighters Association is selling t-shirts to show support for their brothers and sisters in blue. All proceeds will be given to the Dallas Police Officer Association to provide assistance to the families of loved ones that died...Read on...

NRHFFA Back the Blue Fundraiser
Posted on: July 1, 2016

Rufe Snow Improvements Project

Road Work Sign

July 10, 2016 Update: Beginning this week motorists will see lanes shifted on Rufe Snow Drive, between Mid Cities Boulevard and Ridgetop Road. There will continue to be two driving lanes in each direction, however dedicated turn lanes will not be availabl...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2016

Economic Development

Babes, Sweetie Pies Logos

The North Richland Hills City Council has given approval for Babe's Chicken Dinner House and Sweetie Pie's Ribeyes to be built on Loop 820, just east of Rufe Snow Drive, at the former library and recreation center site. Both restaurants are expected to op...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2016

Citizen Survey


North Richland Hills residents continue to see their community as a great place to live. A recent citizen’s survey found that 96% of residents rate the quality of life in North Richland Hills as excellent or good, 94% feel the community is an excellent or...Read on...

2015 Citizen Survey Results

Posted on: August 19, 2016

'Round the Town with Oscar

Round the Town

Join Mayor Oscar Trevino rolling through the NRH Community on the monthly ‘Round the Town with Oscar bike rides. This is a family friendly ride and open to all ages. The casual and easy bike rides begin and end at Cross Timbers Park at 5:45 p.m.

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Northfield Park Renovation Project Beginning Soon

Northfield Master Plan

Staff reviewed the Master Concept Plan with the Park and Recreation Board on August 15, the Development Review Committee on August 21 and City Council on September 12. The Master Concept Plan was met with approval by all three groups. The next step is to ...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

New Rest Stations Constructed Along John Barfield Trail

Rest Station

Four new trail-side rest stations are in the process of being constructed along the John Barfield Trail. The rest stations will be located at Kirk Lane, Thornbridge, Smithfield, and Little Bear Creek Park, west of Dr. Pillow Park. Construction will last...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Athletic Fields


The City of NRH is proud to have multiple athletic fields for both Adult and Youth use. Adult Slow Pitch Softball is played at Northfield Park, with 98 teams in the Adult Softball League.

The majority of youth sports conducted within North Richland Hi...Read on...

Athletics Information
Posted on: August 19, 2016

Hoot n' Howl

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A spooktacular NRH family autumn tradition continues in 2016 with Hoot n’ Howl on Saturday, October 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Green Valley Park, 7701 Smithfield Road. This popular event is a safe and lively place to celebrate the pumpkin season!

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Posted on: August 19, 2016



Introducing Water Safety 365, committed to keeping the people of NRH safe in and around water, 365 days a year. The mission of the WS365 initiative is to educate and empower the community in water safety to lessen the loss of life through drowning.

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Common Ground NRH Community Garden

Common Ground

Common Ground Garden is a group effort between The City of NRH, Davis Memorial United Methodist Church and community volunteers. It's goal is to build a sense of community and pride and to encourage others to participate in gardening.

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Look Out Texans Safety Campaign

Look Out Texans

The City of NRH supports Look Out Texans, an awareness campaign to help people bike, walk and drive safely. The Look Out Texans campaign encourages North Texans to watch out for one another and offers specific tips to bike, walk and drive safely together.


Posted on: August 23, 2016

Alarm Permits


Online Payment option is available for new and registered alarm users.

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Detention Services - Jail Information

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

Red Light Photo Enforcement Program

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In an effort to improve traffic safety and reduce collisions at high traffic intersections, the City of North Richland Hills' Red Light Photo Enforcement Program is designed to augment existing efforts by police officers to curtail red light violations.

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Posted on: January 8, 2016

Cold Case


Reward offered for info leading to arrest, indictment in 2003 attempted capital murder of a police officer.

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