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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Winter Weather Updates

Freezing rain on tree branch

Friday Morning Update

CITY FACILITIES - City of NRH facilities will delay opening until 10 a.m. Friday. 

ROAD CONDITIONS - Several areas of water froze overnight making some slick spots - mainly on bridges and overpasses. If you’r...

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City News
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Iron Horse Boulevard Improvements

road work ahead

January 24, 2023 Update

Construction Contract Awarded for Iron Horse Blvd East Project

At their January 23, 2023 meeting, the City Council approved a contract with The Fain Group, Inc., for the reconstruction of Iron Horse Boulevard East.  This pro...

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City News
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Gas Well Activities

Gas Well Site

Have you noticed activity at the Graham Gas Well Pad Site, located along Hightower Drive near Rufe Snow Drive, and wondered what they're doing? 

This site has been in operation since 2007 and after 16 years, the gas well operator - TotalE...

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City News
Posted on: January 13, 2023

Park Improvements

Cross Timbers New Playground

The playground at Cross Timbers Park, 7680 Douglas Lane, is closed for renovation. The old playground equipment will be removed and new playground structures installed. The project, which is dependent upon good weather, is expected to take 6 to 8...

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City News
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Grand Opening

B&B movie theater building and sign

We are excited to share that B&B Theatres North Richland Hills 8 is opening on Thursday, Jan. 19. Located at 8380 Davis Blvd. (the former Alamo Drafthouse site), B&B will feature matinee pricing (showtimes before 4 p.m.), Senior (60+) discounted t...

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City News
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Charter Review Task Force

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City Council to Consider Task Force Recommendations

At their Jan. 9, 2023 Work Session, the City Council received recommendations from the Charter Review Task Force on amending sections of the City Charter to comply with state and federal laws, as well as...

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City News
Posted on: December 27, 2022

2022 Year in Review

2022 Year in Review

Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022 Post

2023 is just one day away! In our last post for the #NRH22YIR, we’re recapping some of the top stories from the NRH Police and Fire Departments during 2022.

Luka joined NRHPD as the department’s newest K-9. H...

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City News
Posted on: December 13, 2022

Oath of Office

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At the Dec. 12, 2022 City Council Meeting, Council Member Blake Vaughn took the ceremonial oath of office, which was administered by family members. Mr. Vaughn was elected in November to serve an unexpired term for City Council Place 5. You can watch the&...

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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2022

New Traffic Signal

Traffic Signal Ahead sign

At their Nov. 14, 2022 meeting, the City Council awarded a contract to Bean Electrical Inc. for the construction of the new traffic signal at the intersection of Davis Boulevard and Hightower Drive. The construction timing will be dependent upon the deliv...

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City News
Posted on: October 6, 2022

Special Election

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Update: Election Results Canvassing & Oath of Office

The unofficial results of the Nov. 8 Special Election show that Blake Vaughn was elected to fulfill the vacancy in City Council Place 5. The City Council will officially canvass the election results ...

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City News
Posted on: November 1, 2022

Congratulations

Alicia Richardson, TRMC, City Secretary/Chief Governance Officer, North Richland Hills, was elected vice president of the Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc., at its annual business meeting held on October 20, 2022.

The Texas Municipal Clerks Associat...

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City News
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Bedford Euless Road Reconstruction

road work ahead

Oct. 19, 2022 Update

Traffic lanes on Bedford Euless Road will be shifting to the southern side of the roadway between Booth Calloway Road and Strummer Drive, so that the contractor can begin working on the northern side of the street. The eastbound lane i...

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City News
Posted on: October 13, 2022

Congratulations!

Congratulations to our economic development team on receiving a Silver Award from the International Economic Development Council for the city’s 2021 Annual Development Report. The report is a resource that details development-related activity ov...

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City News
Posted on: October 12, 2022

Congratulations!

North Richland Hills Mayor Pro Tem Tito Rodriguez was named president-elect of the Texas Municipal League (TML) during the organization’s annual conference, which was held in San Antonio last week. He is the first official from North Richland Hi...

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City News
Posted on: October 6, 2022

NRH Building Inspections

Did you know the City of North Richland Hills has a program in place to ensure that rental homes in our community meet minimum building and safety codes? The rental home inspection program, which is in its 10th year, includes all homes, duplexes,...

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City News
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Fire Department News

The Birdville ISD Fire Academy is a partnership between the NRH Fire Department, Birdville ISD and Tarrant County College to prepare today’s youth for a career as a Firefighter/Paramedic. Grayson Smith is the first graduate of the program to joi...

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City News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

New K9 Joins NRHPD

K9 Luka and Officer Boyd

Luka "Dogcic," a one-year-old Belgian Malinois from Holland, has joined the North Richland Hills Police Department. He is the third K9 to work for NRHPD, replacing Breta who retired in 2021 after 9 years of service. Much of the cost to bring Luk...
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City News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Best Cities for Families

Best Cities

Have you heard the news? The city of North Richland Hills was ranked #6 and the only city in the state of Texas to make Opendoor’s Top 15 List of Best Cities for Families! The list is based on several criteria including great schools, top-notch outdoor am...

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City News
Posted on: August 11, 2022

TEXRail Parking

Beginning Aug. 15, TEXRail is offering long-term paid parking at five stations, including the Smithfield and Iron Horse stations in North Richland Hills. 

Each station will feature 20 long-term designated spots, marked with corresponding signage c...

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City News
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Homestead Exemption

North Richland Hills homeowners will be getting some assistance to lessen the impact higher property appraisals will have on their city property tax bill this year. During their June 27, 2022 meeting, the City Council unanimously voted to increase the res...

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City News
Posted on: May 26, 2022

City Council Mission, Vision & Goals

At a planning session with city leadership staff on May 20 and 21, the City Council reviewed recent accomplishments and priorities and reconfirmed their mission, vision and goals, which serve as a roadmap for the city's future. The mission, vision and goa...

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City News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Oaths of Office

At the May 18, 2022 City Council Meeting, Mayor Oscar Trevino and Council Members Rita Wright Oujesky, Mason Orr, and Scott Turnage took their oaths of office to serve two-year terms. Each was unopposed for re-election in the May 7 election. The oaths wer...

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City News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Congratulations

Police Chief Jimmy Perdue was recently sworn in as the newest President of the Texas Police Chiefs Association (TPCA). Perdue has been a member of the TPCA for many years and remains actively involved in the organization as his agency maintains its accred...

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City News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Message from NRH Animal Services

Coyote

Coyotes are one of many animals that make up the urban wildlife population in our community. While coyotes typically keep their distance from humans, sightings do increase each Spring as they search for food and places to care for their young.  

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Property Value Notices

This week, the Tarrant Appraisal District mailed annual property value notices to Tarrant County homeowners and we know it caused sticker shock for many of you. Home prices have gone way up in recent years and if you’re not looking to buy or sel...

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City News
Posted on: April 15, 2022

Police Department Press Release

A suspect has been identified in the 19-year-old cold case involving the shooting of Officer Jeff Garner. 

The identification was made after a thorough and intricate investigation involving North Richland Hills Police, Oklahoma State Bureau of Inv...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Congratulations

At their 31st Annual Meeting on April 1, 2022, the Northeast Leadership Forum honored North Richland Hills Councilman Tito Rodriguez with its 2021 Distinguished Leadership Award. Councilman Rodriguez was nominated for the award by the United Way of Tarran...

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City News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

Notice to Pet Owners

raccoon

NRH dog owners, please make sure your four-legged family members are current on their shots, including distemper. North Texas cities, including NRH, have recently seen an increase in reports of sick raccoons with symptoms that are consistent with distempe...

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City News
Posted on: March 9, 2022

Iron Horse Golf Course

Iron Horse

KemperSports  has been selected by the City of North Richland Hills to manage Iron Horse Golf Course starting on April 1, 2022. As part of the partnership, KemperSports will continue elevating the player experience at Iron Horse through its propr...

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

2020 Bond Program

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Dec. 15, 2020 Update: 

At their December 14 meeting, the City Council reviewed the schedule for 2020 bond program. Reconstruction of the 27 streets included in the program will be phased in over the next 5 to 7 years. The schedule has been posted ...

2020 Bond Program

2020 Bond Program City News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

City Point Development

City Point Rendering

Update: Oct. 7. 2020

Ground Breaking

City of North Richland Hills officials joined Centurion American Development Group on Oct. 7, 2020 to break ground for the City Point development. The event was streamed live and is available to watch on the city&apo...

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City News

News Flash

Posted on: January 4, 2023

Sprinkler Systems

Sprinkler

Please be a good neighbor and turn your sprinkler system off when freezing weather is expected. This will prevent water from freezing on streets and sidewalks, which creates a dangerous situation for walkers, drivers and cyclists. 

Newer irrigatio...

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Common Code Violations
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Seasonal Lights

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Did you know outdoor decorative or holiday lighting can be a safety hazard if left outdoors too long? Over time, exposure to the sun and changing temperatures can cause the plastic and wiring to break and become an electrical and fire hazard. It is a viol...

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Common Code Violations
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Fences

Fence

Fences provide us with a sense of privacy and security. They may also reduce noise and enhance the appearance of a property. Deteriorating fences may give unwanted persons access to your property or allow pets to escape and roam the neighborhood. Please b...

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Common Code Violations
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Junk & Debris

Junk

Old furniture, appliances, car parts, tires, tree limbs, scrap metal, building materials and other discarded items should not be stored in your yard or driveway. It is not only unattractive, it can become a breeding ground for insects and rodents and a sa...

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Common Code Violations
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Parking on Lawn

vehicle parked on lawn

 The lawn around your home provides many benefits. It helps protect the soil from erosion, enhances the beauty of your property and provides a safe place your family to play. It is not intended to be an extra parking space. Please be a good neigh...

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Common Code Violations
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Junk Vehicles

junk vehicle

When a wrecked or dismantled vehicle sits in your driveway for an extended period of time, it becomes a safety hazard, nuisance and eyesore to the neighborhood. It is a place where children could get trapped and hurt. Environmental issues may also arise d...

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Common Code Violations
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Swimming Pools

pool

While owning a swimming pool or hot tub can be fun, it also comes with responsibility. Please be a good neighbor and properly maintain it. 

When a pool is neglected, it becomes a breeding ground for mosquitoes that can carry West Nile virus and ot...

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Common Code Violations
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Trees

Tree Overhanging Sidewalk and Street

Trees are an important part of what makes North Richland Hills a great place to live. They help us save energy by shading our homes, provide habitat for birds and other wildlife, clean our air and beautify our neighborhoods. However, they may also cause p...

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Common Code Violations
Posted on: January 31, 2018

High Grass & Weeds

Grass

Spring has sprung and so has the grass. Please be a good neighbor and mow your lawn regularly. When a lawn is neglected, it reflects negatively on the neighborhood and can become a health and safety hazard. Overgrown grass and weeds attract insects and ro...

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Common Code Violations
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Signs

Signs

Signs are often used to advertise and inform the public. The types of signs and the placement of signs in our community are regulated by city ordinance to ensure they are appropriate and compatible with their surroundings and do not create a safety hazard...

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Common Code Violations
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Trash Cans

trash can

While they serve a useful purpose, trash cans and recycling carts aren’t pleasant to look at. Please be a good neighbor and store your trash cans and recycling carts out of site after they’ve been emptied. City ordinance requires you t...

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Common Code Violations

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 26, 2017

NRH Parks and Recreation Monarch Restoration Program

Monarch Restoration for web

NRH Parks and Recreation is introducing a new Monarch Restoration Program in North Richland Hills. The goal of the program is to invite citizens to participate by providing waystations for monarchs to stop at on their migration route and to help with the ...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation News

News Flash

Posted on: January 18, 2019

Inside NRHPD

Police vehicle with lights

View the latest press releases issued by the North Richland Hills Police Department here.

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Medicine Disposal Drop Box

Drug Box and staff

The North Richland Hills Police Department provides 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 among the top concerns of p...

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Police News

News Flash

Posted on: January 4, 2023

Garbage & Recycling Fee Change

Trash cans

Effective Feb. 1, 2023, Republic Services will increase its monthly fee for garbage and recycling collection services in North Richland Hills by 4.90%. The new monthly rate for residents will be $18.47, with senior citizens paying a discounted rate of $17...

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Water Department
Posted on: October 4, 2018

Average Consumption

Chart

How does your household’s monthly water use compares to the average NRH residential water customer? The chart below shows the average number of gallons used each month for NRH single family homes. It does not include apartments, commercial or ot...

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Water Department
Posted on: December 19, 2022

Freezing Weather

NRH water tower covered in snow

Protect Your Pipes

Follow these suggestions to protect your pipes during freezing weather:

Before Onset of Freezing Weather

  •  Remove, drain, and store hoses used outdoors. Cover outdoor faucets with a Styrofoam cap or faucet sock.
  •  Check wate...
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Water Department
Posted on: November 2, 2022

Reduce Outdoor Water Use

Sprinkler

The City of North Richland Hills reminds you that lawns and other landscaping plants need less water this time of year. Lawns go dormant and landscape watering needs are dramatically reduced in winter months. Half an inch of water about every two weeks du...

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Water Department
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Rate Adjustment

Water Faucet

North Richland Hills water and sewer rates will be adjusted on October 1, 2022. This includes a water rate increase of $0.33 per 1,000 gallons and a sewer rate increase of $0.18 per 1,000 gallons from the City of Fort Worth and the Trinity River Authority...

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Water Department
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Wipes Clog Pipes

Defend your drains

Wipes Clog Pipes

Just because the package says “flushable” doesn’t mean it’s true. Many items marketed as disposable and/or flushable do not degrade like toilet paper, and they wind up clogging pipes, tangling pumps ...

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Water Department
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Your Water Meter

Meter

Your water meter provides information on how much water your family uses and can help identify possible leaks. The following videos and information will help you learn more about your meter including:

  • where it is located; 
  • how to read your meter an...
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Water Department
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Sprinkler System Checkup

Sprinkler

Most homeowners catch indoor leaks quickly, but outdoor leaks and problems can be harder to find, especially with your irrigation system. Performing irrigation troubleshooting checks to determine if you have a leak or malfunctioning system can help you co...

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Water Department
Posted on: September 26, 2018

About NRH Water

Water Faucet

Residents often wonder where their drinking water comes from. The water that we use in North Richland Hills comes from several area reservoirs and lakes. Here is how it gets to us:

The Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) draws and pumps raw water from t...

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Water Department
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Water Conservation

Know Your Watering Schedule Learn more... Water Department