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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

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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

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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: June 14, 2018

Mosquito Control

Be Mosquito Free

Controlling mosquito populations and reducing the risk for mosquito borne illnesses requires action from all citizens in order to be successful.

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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 29, 2018

‘Round the Town with Oscar

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Now in its 5th year, ‘Round the Town with Oscar is expanding to include monthly walks in addition to the monthly bicycle rides. Both the walks and rides provide a great opportunity for you to get outdoors, visit with Mayor Oscar Trevino and other city lea...

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City News
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Alamo Drafthouse Coming to NRH

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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

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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

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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: November 6, 2017

Northfield Park Closed for Renovation

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Northfield Park closed through September for a major renovation project.

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

Economic Development

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January 2017 Update:

Crews began pouring the foundation for the new Babe's Chicken Dinner House on December 29, 2017. The new restaurant is being built near the southeast corner of Loop 820 and Rufe Snow Drive. It will have a historical look, with unique a...

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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

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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

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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: July 20, 2018

NRH Road Runner 5K

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The 2018 NRH Road Runner 5K Run/1 mile Walk will begin at Green Valley Park on October 6 and will wind through the beautiful John Barfield and Calloway Branch Trails, while also combining on-road sections in North Richland Hills. The 2018 NRH Road Runner ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Round the Town with Oscar Monthly Bike Rides & Walks

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Mayor's Monthly Bike Rides

Join Mayor Oscar Trevino 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. Ride are held on Tuesday evenings listed below and ra...

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2018 Rides and Walks Schedule Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: June 26, 2017

NRH Parks and Recreation Monarch Restoration Program

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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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