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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Strategic Plan Committee

Strategic Plan

During their February 13, 2017 meeting, the North Richland Hills City Council approved the creation of a Strategic Plan Committee and appointed 16 members.

The advisory committee is tasked with developing recommendations for the growth, development, revita...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

2016 Year in Review

2016 Year in Review

Each year, we reflect on accomplishments and achievements that help make North Richland Hills a great place to live, work and play. This year in review video shows highlights from 2016. 

The 2016 year in review video was produced by Citicable NRH staf...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Warrant Round-Up

Municipal Court

North Richland Hills will be participating in the Texas Warrant Round-Up Program from February 10 through March 3, 2017.  To avoid being arrested, anyone with Class “C” warrants out of North Richland Hills should voluntarily a...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Scam Alert

Scam Alert

The City of North Richland Hills is warning citizens about a phone scam where callers claiming to be with the city’s water department or billing department are trying to get resident’s credit card numbers.

The city does not collect payments in this manner....

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

Economic Development

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February 7, 2017 Update:

Here’s a preview of the Babe's Chicken Dinner House restaurant that will be built near the southeast corner of Rufe Snow Drive and NE Loop 820. It will have a historical look, with unique architecture and repurposed materials, simi...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Congratulations!

Awards Ceremony

The Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce honored two members of the North Richland Hills City Council and an NRH business during their annual awards banquet on January 26, 2017.

North Richland Hills Mayor Oscar Trevino was presented the 2016 Excalibur Awa...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Preventive Street Maintenance Program

Street Maintenance

Nearly 10% of city's streets to be improved through annual Preventive Street Maintenance Program.

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

City Council Appointment

City Council Chambers

At their January 23 meeting, the North Richland Hills City Council appointed Mike Benton to serve the remaining term for Council Member David Whitson who recently decided to retire. Mr. Benton has served as a member of the Planning & Zoning Commission...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Water Taste & Odor Changes

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Water customers in North Richland Hills may have noticed changes in the taste and odor of their drinking water recently. The city assures customers that the water is safe, even though it has a different smell and taste.

According to the Fort Worth Water De...

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

Rufe Snow Improvements Project

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February 2017 Update

The contractor continues this month to work on underground storm drain and utility work on the east side of the roadway. The nature of this work is such that it is concentrated in specific locations, therefore activity is not seen thro...

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

TEXRail

TEXRail Groundbreaking

Construction has begun on the new commuter rail line that will run from downtown Fort Worth to DFW Airport, with two stations in NRH. Find the latest updates here.

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Congratulations!

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 22, 2016

Fix It Blitz

Fix It Blitz Volunteers

Thank you to the many volunteers who made improvements to 28 properties during North Richland Hills' annual Neighborhood Initiative Fix It Blitz. Participating groups included the Birdville Center of Technology & Advanced Learning, Center Point Church...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

Congratulations!

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: July 12, 2016

Congratulations!

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...

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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...

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NRHFFA Back the Blue Fundraiser
Posted on: March 18, 2016

Citizen Survey

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: January 10, 2017

Family Movie Night

Family Movie Night

Come on out to the NRH Centre Family Movie Night on Friday, March 31 from 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. at the NRH Centre Plaza, 6000 Hawk Avenue. This family event is free  and for all ages. Bring your chairs, blankets and snacks. Concessions will be av...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Mayor's 5K Walk

Mayors Walk

Join Mayor Oscar Trevino on a path to better health at the 7th annual Mayor’s 5K Walk on Saturday, April 1, 2017 starting in the parking lot of the NRH Centre, 6000 Hawk Ave. The walk will start at 9:00 a.m. with pre-walk fun and warm-up at 8:45...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

'Round the Town with Oscar Monthly Bike Ride

Round the Town

Join Mayor Oscar Trevio 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. It is a great opportunity to get outdoors, meet new people, be active and ride t...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Easter in the Park

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Easter in the Park will take place on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Green Valley Park, 7701 Smithfield Road. Over 20,000 treat-filled eggs will cover the playing fields and there will be lots of after-the-hunt activities and fun...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Sounds of Spring Concert Series

Sounds of Spring

Each Spring, the City of North Richland Hills presents the Sounds of Spring Concert Series. Visitors can enjoy 6 Friday nights of live music by the outstanding musicians for FREE! Make plans to join us each Friday night from April 14 - May 19, 2017. Bring...

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Northfield Park Renovation Project To Begin Later This Year

Northfield Master Plan

The City Council on Monday approved the hiring of Dean Construction as construction manager at risk for the Northfield Park renovation project. The project includes the renovation and re-construction of three softball fields, hike and bike trails, picnic ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Athletic Fields

Softball

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

NRH WS365

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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.

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Medicine Disposal Drop Box

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Beginning December 19, 2016, the North Richland Hills Police Department will provide our community with a safe, effective, and convenient way to dispose of unwanted prescription or non-prescription medications. Prescription drug abuse has proven to be amo...

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Alarm Permits

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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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Frequently Asked Questions

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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

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

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