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Posted on: February 20, 2018

R-SPIRIT Award

Award Presentation

Congratulations to Chuck James, Utilities Supervisor in the Public Works Department, who was presented the R-SPIRIT Employee of the Year Award. Congratulations also to Senior Traffic Technician John Thorpe (left) and Police Lieutenant Neal Maranto (right)...

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City News
Posted on: February 20, 2018

2017 Year in Review

2017 Year in Review

Each year, we reflect on activities and accomplishments that help make North Richland Hills a great place to live, work and play. This year in review video showing highlights from 2017 was shared at our annual employee awards reception on February 20. We ...

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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: February 15, 2018

Congratulations!

Bounder Slide Tower at NRH2O

Congratulations to NRH2O Family Waterpark for being named one of the 10 Best Amusement Parks and Water Parks in Texas for 2018. The research firm HomeSnacks ranked amusement and water parks using the following criteria: size of park, entertainment value, ...

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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: January 11, 2018

NRH in the News

WFAA Screen Shot

Public Safety is one of the city's top priorities. This report by WFAA shows how new grant-funded x-ray technology will help keep the community and our Fire Department employees safe: http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/dallas-nrh-bomb-squads-now-using-advance...

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City News
Posted on: November 27, 2017

Traffic Alert

Road Work Ahead Sign

Construction begins this week at the intersection of Davis Boulevard (FM 1938) and Mid Cities Boulevard for a TxDOT project to widen and improve the roadway. When completed, there will be dual dedicated left center turn lanes in each direction, as well as...

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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Northfield Park Closed for Renovation

Northfield Park Sign

Northfield Park closed through September for a major renovation project.

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Traffic Alert

Road Work Ahead Sign

Construction will begin on the Rufe Snow / Glenview intersection improvements project on Monday, October 9.  The outside lane of southbound Rufe Snow Drive will be closed north and south of the intersection to facilitate the new pavement construc...

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City News
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Why is TEXRail Closing Roadways in NRH?

Road Closed

Why is TEXRail work closing roadways in NRH?

TEXRail is making significant improvements along the rail line from downtown Fort Worth to DFW airport to accommodate the new commuter rail service. This includes removal of the old railroad track, reconstructio...

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City News
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Lower Tax Rate Approved

Public Meeting

The North Richland Hills City Council voted on Monday to lower the city’s property tax rate by 2-cents and approved the budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year that begins on October 1. The 2-cent reduction equals about $820,000 in funding that will remain w...

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City News
Posted on: July 1, 2017

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

A Strategic Plan Committee is developing recommendations for the growth, development, revitalization and beautification of the city over the next 10 years.

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

NRH in the News

paramedics

The North Richland Hills Fire Department, in partnership with Medical City North Hills, was proud to launch a sepsis treatment plan in March 2017. This implementation is the first in the nation for a Fire Department and only the second in the nation for a...

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City News
Posted on: June 13, 2017

NRH in the News

NRH Rocks

Painted rocks are appearing all over North Richland Hills and other North Texas communities.  This fun activity allows residents of all ages to be creative, to enjoy our parks and trails and connect with other members of the community.  ...

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City News
Posted on: March 15, 2017

NRH In the News

Signal Art on NBC News

NBC DFW featured the North Richland Hills Signal Art Program on its March 15, 2017 newscast. 

The Signal Art Program, which is funded solely through donations, began in 2007. The outdoor "gallery" changes approximately every three years....

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City News
Posted on: December 13, 2017

Rufe Snow Improvements Project

Road Work Sign

Current Status

Work on the Rufe Snow improvements project is behind schedule. We understand the public's frustration with the slow progress and are currently working with TxDOT to determine what options are available to move the project forward.

Project Sco...

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City News
Posted on: June 30, 2016

Economic Development

Babes, Sweetie Pies Logos

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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