City News

Posted on: June 21, 2017

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

Coffee and Community Planning Events

Join North Richland Hills’ city planners for coffee and conversation about the current and future direction of the city as part of our strategic planning process.  "Coffee and Community Planning" sessions are scheduled at the following locations and times: 

  • Starbucks, 5162 Rufe Snow Dr.
    Monday, June 26 from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.
    Tuesday, June 27 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Kindred Coffee Co., 8700 North Tarrant Pkwy
    Wednesday, June 28 from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.
    Wednesday, June 28 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Roots Coffeehouse, 9101 Boulevard 26
    Thursday, June 29 from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.
    Thursday, June 29 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Stop by anytime during these sessions to talk to a city planner and share your ideas for growth, development, revitalization and beautification of the city over the next 10 years. If you can’t make it, don’t worry. There will be additional opportunities in the coming months to participate in the strategic planning process. 

Strategic Plan Committee Appointed

Posted February 14, 2017

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, revitalization and beautification of the city over the next 10 years. The committee will meet on the second Thursday of each month from March 2017 through March 2018 to develop policy recommendations that best reflect the community’s vision for the future. The Strategic Plan Committee’s recommendations will then be forwarded to the Planning & Zoning Commission and City Council for review and consideration.

The Strategic Plan Committee includes three City Council Members, two Planning & Zoning Commission Members, 10 members at large and one alternate. They are:

  • City Council Member Tim Welch, committee chair
  • City Council Member Tim Barth
  • City Council Member Rita Wright-Oujesky
  • Planning & Zoning Commission Member Jerry Tyner
  • Planning & Zoning Commission Member Justin Welborn
  • Brent Barrow
  • Skip Baskerville
  • Danny Beltran
  • Suzy Compton
  • Brian Crowson
  • Blake Hedgecock
  • Lee Knight, Alternate
  • Karen Russell (appointed April 24 to replace Mellisa Kates)
  • Amy Steele
  • Tracye Tipps
  • Mark Wood

View February 13 City Council Meeting.

View Strategic Plan Committee agendas and minutes.

Watch for opportunities to provide your input in the Strategic Plan process in the coming months.  

Questions and comments may be directed to the Planning & Development Department at 817-427-6300 or by emailing

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