Budget & Finance

Budget Department


The Budget Department is responsible for:
  • Developing and publishing of the city’s annual operating and capital budgets
  • Managing revenue, expenditure and performance trends and special projects assigned by city management
  • Monitoring the progress of the city's property tax collections, adjusting as required by changes in federal and state law
  • Conducting internal audits examining and evaluating the activities of the city with the objective of assisting management, at all levels, in the effective discharge of their duties

Finance Department


The Finance Department is responsible for:
  • Managing all of the accounting, accounts payable / receivable, purchasing, utility billing and the Capital Asset Management Program
  • Investing of city funds in accordance with the Public Funds Investment Act
  • Administering the city's contract for ambulance billing

Public Notices 




NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE CITY OF NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS
CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION, SERIES 2020

TAKE NOTICE that the City Council of the City of North Richland Hills, Texas, shall convene at 7:00 o’clock P.M. on the 14th day of September, 2020, at the City Hall, 4301 City Point Drive, North Richland Hills, Texas, and, during such meeting, the City Council will consider the passage of an ordinance authorizing the issuance of certificates of obligation, in one or more series, in an amount not to exceed $2,310,000, for the purpose of paying contractual obligations to be incurred for (i) constructing, renovating, equipping, and improving various City streets, including drainage, landscaping, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, entryways, signage, lighting and traffic signalization incidental thereto and the acquisition of land and rights-of-way therefor, and (ii) professional services rendered in relation to such projects and the financing thereof; such certificates to be payable from ad valorem taxes and a limited pledge of the net revenues of the City’s combined Waterworks and Sewer System.  In accordance with Texas Local Government Code Section 271.049, (i) the current principal amount of all of the City’s outstanding public securities secured by and payable from ad valorem taxes is $117,830,000; (ii) the current combined principal and interest required to pay all of the City’s outstanding public securities secured by and payable from ad valorem taxes on time and in full is $146,757,214; (iii) the estimated combined principal and interest required to pay the certificates of obligation to be authorized on time and in full is $2,786,605; (iv) the maximum interest rate for the certificates may not exceed the maximum legal interest rate; and (v) the maximum maturity date of the certificates to be authorized is February 15, 2040.  The certificates are to be issued, and this notice is given, under and pursuant to the provisions of Texas Local Government Code, Subchapter C of Chapter 271, as amended.

Alicia Richardson, City Secretary
City of North Richland Hills, Texas

Resolution No. 2020-029





NOTICE OF BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of North Richland Hills will hold a public hearing on the Revised Fiscal Year 2019/2020 Annual Budget and the Proposed Fiscal Year 2020/2021 Annual Budget. 

  • The public hearing will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday August 13, 2020 via video conference through the following video conference link https://bit.ly/3k2wNTs.  The North Richland Hills City Council will conduct this meeting via video conference in order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings (also called “social distancing”) to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). For more information regarding participation in this meeting, please visit www.nrhtx.com/video or contact the Budget and Research Department at 817-427-6053.

The Fiscal Year 2020/2021 Proposed Budget will raise more total property taxes than last year’s budget by $1,172,444 or 3.48%, and of that amount $409,333 is tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year.

Members of the public are encouraged to review the proposed budget information, and attend the hearing to express their views.

The proposed budget is available for review and inspection in the office of the City Secretary at City Hall between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The proposed budget is also available at the City of North Richland Hills Public Library, Monday through Saturday, and on the City’s website online at www.nrhtx.com.




NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROJECTS TO BE UNDERTAKEN BY NORTH RICHLAND HILLS PARK AND RECREATION FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing is to be held by the Board of Directors of the North Richland Hills Park and Recreation Facilities Development Corporation during a meeting to be held at 6:30 p.m. on August 13, 2020 via video conference through the following video conference link https://bit.ly/2CUDNkF.  The North Richland Hills Park and Recreation Facilities Development Corporation Board of Directors will conduct this meeting via video conference in order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings (also called “social distancing”) to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). For more information regarding participation in this meeting, please visit www.nrhtx.com/video or contact the Budget and Research Department at 817-427-6053. The public hearing will be on the Corporation funding and undertaking of projects (including, but not limited to, future land acquisition, public right of way and infrastructure improvements, the construction of baseball and softball fields, construction or renovation of neighborhood and community parks, construction or renovation of dog/animal parks, playground equipment, construction and/or renovation of recreation facilities, public art, tree planting and other landscape improvements, senior citizen centers, building of hike and bike trails, park security improvements, update of the park system master plan, the operations of the tennis center, the expenditure of funds to pay operating costs of City owned projects undertaken by the Corporation, and economic and business development). A more detailed description of the projects to be undertaken by the Corporation covered by this notice is available for review in the office of the City Secretary at City Hall between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. It is also available at the City of North Richland Hills Public Library, Monday through Saturday and on the City’s website online at www.nrhtx.com.





NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF NORTH RICHLAND HILLS CRIME CONTROL AND PREVENTION DISTRICT


NOTICE
IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing is to be held by the Board of Directors of the North Richland Hills Crime Control and Prevention District on the 2019/2020 Revised annual budget and the 2020/2021 Proposed annual budget during a meeting to be held at 6:40 p.m. on August 13, 2020 via video conference through the following video conference link https://bit.ly/3ff1QYm.  The North Richland Hills Crime Control and Prevention District Board of Directors will conduct this meeting via video conference in order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings (also called “social distancing”) to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). For more information regarding participation in this meeting, please visit www.nrhtx.com/video or contact the Budget and Research Department at 817-427-6053. The proposed budget is available for review in the office of the City Secretary at City Hall between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. It is also available for review at the City of North Richland Hills Public Library, Monday through Saturday and on the City’s website online at www.nrhtx.com.