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Posted on: February 13, 2019

R-SPIRIT Award

Denise Robbins, Nick Burns and Tanner Arwine

Congratulations to Nick Burns of the Information Technology Department on being named our R-SPIRIT Employee of the Year. Congratulations also to finalists Denise Robbins of the Police Department and Tanner Arwine of the Parks & Recreation Department.&...

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City News
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Temporary Trail Closure

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Portions of the Cotton Belt Trail will be temporarily closed over the next 2 months for replacement of damaged concrete panels. TEXRail contractors are scheduled to begin this work on Monday, January 21, starting at Precinct Line Road and moving west. 137...

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City News
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Development Update

Development Update

Development activity has been at record levels around North Richland Hills the last couple of years and shows no signs of stopping in 2019.  At the January 14 Council meeting, development plans were approved in all areas of the city from south of...

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City News
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Congratulations!

Fire Truck

The NRH Fire Department has always been No. 1 to us, and now they have a Class 1 rating from the Insurance Services Office to prove it. The Class 1 Public Protection Classification rating is the highest score a fire department can receive. The rating take...

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City News
Posted on: November 29, 2018

TEXRail Update

TEXRail train

January 29, 2019 Update:

NRH residents are hearing train horns more frequently this week due to trail repairs and other work along the TEXRail route. The Federal Railroad Administration requires train engineers to blow their horn when workers are present, ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Year in Review

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Happy New Year! Thank you for being part of our North Richland Hills community this past year. 

Here’s a look back at some of our biggest accomplishments in 2018. You can view more awards and honors received by NRH city departments in 2018 on our ...

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City News
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: April 27, 2018

Rail Safety

See Tracks? Think Train Sign

TEXRail commuter rail service is coming to North Richland Hills in January 2019, but residents will see the new TEXRail trains traveling here well before that. TEXRail will begin practice runs through North Richland Hills in May 2018. In preparation for i...

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City News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Public Safety Drone Program

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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: August 15, 2018

Davis & Mid Cities Improvements

Road Work Ahead Sign

November 24, 2018 Update

Look for a change in traffic pattern at the intersection of Mid Cities Boulevard and Davis Boulevard beginning Monday, November 26. Traffic on Mid Cities will be shifting north to the newly constructed lanes, so that the TxDOT cont...

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City News
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Rufe Snow Improvements Project

Road Work Sign

November 28, 2018 Update

Phase II subgrade stabilization and asphalt placement is complete and concrete paving has begun on the two new south bound travel lanes along with sidewalk.  Once this work is complete southbound traffic will be shifted to...

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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

News Flash

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: 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
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

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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

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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

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

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

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

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: 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

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 14, 2019

NRH Easter in the Park

2019 April Easter in the Park

NRH Easter in the Park will take place on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Green Valley Park, 7701 Smithfield Road. Over 20,000 treat-filled eggs will cover the playing fields and there will be lots of after-the-hunt activities an...

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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: January 18, 2019

Inside NRHPD

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

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Neighborhood Eyes

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Have a security camera at your home or business? The North Richland Hills Police Department seeks your assistance.

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Medicine Disposal Drop Box

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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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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

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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: December 1, 2018

Reduce Outdoor Water Use

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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 26, 2018

Defend Your Drains

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Your Water Meter

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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 m...

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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

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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