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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Month of Holiday Magic

Holiday Magic

Join us for a month full of holiday family activities, starting with Run, Run Rudolph on Saturday, Dec. 1 and the Holiday Magic Christmas Tree Lighting & Family Festival on Friday, Dec. 7.

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Now Open

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November 7, 2018 Update: 

The wait is finally over! Babe’s Chicken Dinner House is now open in North Richland Hills near the southeast corner of Loop 820 and Rufe Snow Drive. You can enjoy their famous fried chicken and other delicious h...

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City News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Public Safety Drone Program

Drone

Drones are the newest tool the North Richland Hills Police and Fire Departments have to help serve and protect our community. The new public safety drone program was featured recently on NBCDFW news. Watch the news report to learn more about the drones an...

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City News
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Northfield Park

Ribbon cutting

North Richland Hills celebrated the re-opening of Northfield Park with a ribbon cutting on Saturday, September 29, 2018 following an extensive 10-month park renovation. Located at 7804 Davis Boulevard, Northfield is one of the city's four original parks, ...

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City News
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Water, Sewer Rate Changes

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Beginning November 1, 2018, the City of North Richland Hills will implement changes to water and sewer rates. The rate adjustments are necessary due to increasing operations and maintenance costs and will allow us to continue delivering high-quality, reli...

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City News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Police Body Cameras

Body Worn Camera

The North Richland Hills Police Department recently announced that body worn cameras have been issued to all sworn police officers, public service officers and crime scene examiners. The body worn cameras provide an added layer of transparency that benefi...

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City News
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Budget, Tax Rate Approved

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The North Richland Hills City Council voted on Monday to lower the city’s property tax rate by a half-cent and approved a budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year that includes additional funding for public safety and street maintenance. This marks the second...

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2018

Strategic Plan

Vision 2030

We want your input! The city's Strategic Plan Committee would like your input on the Draft Land Use Plan Map for the upcoming Strategic Plan.

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Davis & Mid Cities Improvements

Road Work Ahead Sign

August 15, 2018 Update

Expect changes at the Davis and Mid Cities intersection today as TxDOT's contractor finishes up construction in front of Walgreens and begins work on the north side of the intersection, which includes closing the right southbound lan...

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City News
Posted on: August 2, 2018

Smithfield Road Construction

Road Work Ahead Sign

August 2, 2018 Update:

Traffic Alert: Smithfield Road will be closed to southbound traffic from Mid Cities Boulevard to Davis Boulevard on Friday while contractors construct two new travel lanes for the roadway. Work is scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. and ...

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City News
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Rufe Snow Improvements Project

Road Work Sign

July 31, 2018 Update:

Starting Wednesday, August 1, Rufe Snow Drive will be narrowed to one travel lane in each direction between Chapman and Hightower to accommodate construction activities. The lane closures will continue for two weeks. Expect delays and...

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City News
Posted on: June 27, 2018

NRH in the News

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An article in this week's Fort Worth Business Press highlights many of the reasons residents, businesses and developers are choosing to be in North Richland Hills!

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Rail Safety

See Tracks? Think Train Sign

TEXRail commuter rail service is coming to North Richland Hills in late 2018, but residents will see the new TEXRail trains traveling here well before that. TEXRail will begin practice runs through North Richland Hills in May. In preparation for increased...

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City News
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Alamo Drafthouse Coming to NRH

Alamo Drafthouse

It’s official, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is coming to North Richland Hills. The 42,000 square foot building on Davis Boulevard near North Tarrant Parkway will include eight theaters, a full service restaurant, and an outdoor patio with a play area for child...

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City News
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Citizens Satisfied with Local Government

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Results of the latest North Richland Hills’ Citizen Survey are in and findings reflect continued citizen satisfaction with local government programs and services. According to the survey, residents are pleased with the quality of life in North R...

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City News
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Fire Dept Earns Recognized Status

Fire Station

After a rigorous evaluation process involving a thorough assessment of the agency's policies, procedures, facilities and operations, North Richland Hills Fire – Rescue was awarded a “Recognized” status from the Texas Fire Chi...

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City News
Posted on: January 11, 2018

Interactive Development Map

Development Map Screen Shot

The City of North Richland Hills experienced another record year for construction activity, keeping our building inspectors very busy and residents wondering what is being constructed. To make it easier for the public to learn about construction and devel...

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City News
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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News Flash

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

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

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: 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

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: February 6, 2018

Parking on Lawn

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 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: January 31, 2018

Trash Cans

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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 to keep them in the g...

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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 the exposure to sun and climate changes can cause the plastic and wiring to break and become an electrical and fire hazard. It is a violation o...

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Common Code Violations

News Flash

Posted on: October 7, 2018

Run Run Rudolph Family Fun 5K Run & Walk

Run Run Rudolph

Join family and friends in sharing the holiday spirit and enjoying fitness and fun at the annual Run Run Rudolph 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, December 1.

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Posted on: October 7, 2018

Holiday Magic Christmas Tree Lighting & Family Festival

Christmas Tree and Fireworks

North Richland Hills celebrates the 2018 Christmas season with the Holiday Magic Christmas Tree Lighting & Family Festival on Friday, December 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the NRH Centre Plaza, Stormy Plaza and NRH Library along Hawk Avenue and Grand Av...

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Holiday Magic
Posted on: November 10, 2018

Holiday Pet Adoption Special

Dog & Cat

Thinking of adding a new pet to the family this Christmas? The NRH Animal Adoption & Rescue Center is offering half price adoptions in November and December. Visit the center or go online to see pets that are available for adoption.

Animal Shelter Webpage Holiday Magic
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Keep NRH Beautiful Christmas Lighting Contest

Christmas Lights

If you love Christmas lights like Clark Griswold, then you should enter NRH's annual Christmas Lighting Contest. Call 817-427-6651 by 5 p.m. on Dec. 7 to nominate yourself or neighbors. Judging will be Dec. 9, so make sure your lights are on that night.

Holiday Magic
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Holiday Concert

Music Sheet

The madrigal choir from Coppell High School will perform a holiday show Monday, Dec. 10 starting at 7 p.m. in the lobby of the NRH Library. This group will entertain all ages. Admission is free. Feel free to come and go.

Library Website Holiday Magic
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Community Holiday Concert "The Wonder of Christmas"

Temp Wonder of Christmas

A free Christmas concert will be presented by the NRH Baptist Church Choir at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at the NRH City Hall outdoor plaza. Seating is on the lawn, so don't forget your blankets and lawn chairs. Refreshments will be available to purchase.

Holiday Magic
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Trim the Tree

Trim Tree

Children are invited to make an ornament and hang it on the Library’s Christmas Tree on Wednesday & Thursday, Dec. 12 and 13. Trim the tree activities will take place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Free for children of all ages.

Library Website Holiday Magic
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Holiday Family Movie Night

Home Alone

The whole family will enjoy a free screening of Home Alone in the outdoor plaza at the NRH Centre on Friday, Dec. 14. Seating starts at 6pm; movie starts at 7pm. Concessions available for purchase. Seating is on the lawn so bring blankets & lawn chairs.

NRH Centre Website Holiday Magic
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Breakfast with Santa

Santa & Girl

It's the most important meal of the day and one of the most memorable events of the season! Enjoy a hot breakfast and visit with Santa inside the C.A. Sanford Clubhouse at Iron Horse Golf Course, 6200 Skylark Circle. Breakfast will be served on Saturday, ...

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Iron Horse Website Holiday Magic
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Mayor's Red Kettle Challenge

Red Kettle

Mayor Oscar Trevino, members of the City Council and other community volunteers will ring the bell for the Salvation Army's annual Red Kettle campaign on Saturday, December 15 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The effort is part of the Salvation Army's 2018 Mayor Re...

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Holiday Magic
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Annual Toy & Food Drive

Toy Drive

North Richland Hills Santa Cops and the NRH Firefighter’s Association are holding a toy and food drive to benefit those who are less fortunate in our community. Residents are encouraged to share in the holiday spirit by dropping off new, unwrapp...

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Holiday Magic

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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News Flash

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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Police News

News Flash

Posted on: September 26, 2018

Water, Sewer Rate Changes

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Beginning November 1, 2018, the City of North Richland Hills will implement changes to water and sewer rates. The rate adjustments are necessary due to increasing operations and maintenance costs and will allow us to continue delivering high-quality, reli...

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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 billed each month for NRH single family homes. It does not include apartments, commercial or other acco...

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Water Department
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Defend Your Drains

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Your Water Meter

Meter

Your water meter is located just below ground in the meter box, normally adjacent to the street. 

Reading Your Meter

City staff reads your water meter electronically through a device called a "Transponder” located on the top of the meter. Read...

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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

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Know Your Irrigation System

Sprinkler

The amount of water irrigation systems use depends on a lot of factors including the number of and type of sprinkler heads the system has, and the amount of minutes that they are on. The only way to know for sure how much water you are putting on your law...

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Water Department
Posted on: August 26, 2018

High Summer Water Use

Hot Sun

Summer is always the time of year when residents use the most water, whether they are filling swimming pools, irrigating lawns or have children who are home from school. This year a long stretch of 100-degree-plus days without rain in July and low rainfal...

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Water Department