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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Know Your Watering Schedule


With the warmer weather upon us, the city of North Richland Hills reminds all water customers that you may use sprinklers or irrigation systems no more than twice per week based on the following schedule:

  • Monday: No sprinkling, irrigation allowed
  • Tuesday &a...
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Posted on: April 19, 2017

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 6, 2017

Texas Parks & Wildlife Grant

Northfield Park Sign

The City of North Richland Hills has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Commission for the Northfield Park renovation project. The grant will help fund redevelopment and improvement of the park’s aging facilities i...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017


Sounds of Spring

The Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association announced today that HomeTown in North Richland Hills has been designated a Great Neighborhood by the state chapter’s Great Places in Texas program. Great Places in Texas exemplify exception...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Traffic Alert

Eden Road Closure

Starting Monday, April 3, 2017 and continuing for about 4 weeks, Eden Road will be closed at Amundson Drive so that improvements can be made to the railroad crossing. Drivers will be detoured via Amundson Drive, Precinct Line Road and Rumfield Road. Pleas...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Traffic Alert

MidCities Crossing Map

Motorists on Mid-Cities Boulevard can expect lane closures and delays starting Monday, March 27, 2017 while contractors make improvements to the railroad crossing. During the first phase of the project, traffic will be reduced to one lane in each directio...

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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. &am...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

City Council Election

City Seal

Council Members Tito Rodriguez, Tom Lombard, Mike Benton and Tim Welch will be sworn into office for two-year terms on May 15. Each council member was unopposed for the May general election, therefore the election has been canceled in accordance with stat...

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

Rufe Snow Improvements Project

Road Work Sign

March 2017 Update

The next phase of the Rufe Snow project will be paving the northbound lanes along the east side of the corridor.  The contractor will be preparing the area by establishing final grade, and then stabilizing the subgrade prior to t...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017



Congratulations to Stephanie East for being named the city’s R-SPIRIT Employee of the Year and also to Meagan Fendley and Michael Pastre, both finalists for the award. The R-SPIRIT award is presented annually to an employee who exemplifies the c...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Library Award

Library Excellence Award

Congratulations to the North Richland Hills Library for earning the 2016 Award for Excellence in Library Services from the Texas Municipal Library Director’s Association. Only 43 of the 548 public libraries in Texas received this award!

The award recognize...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Strategic Plan Committee

Strategic Plan

During their February 13, 2017 meeting, the North Richland Hills City Council approved the creation of a Strategic Plan Committee and appointed 16 members.

The advisory committee is tasked with developing recommendations for the growth, development, revita...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

2016 Year in Review

2016 Year in Review

Each year, we reflect on accomplishments and achievements that help make North Richland Hills a great place to live, work and play. This year in review video shows highlights from 2016. 

The 2016 year in review video was produced by Citicable NRH staf...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Scam Alert

Scam Alert

The City of North Richland Hills is warning citizens about a phone scam where callers claiming to be with the city’s water department or billing department are trying to get resident’s credit card numbers.

The city does not collect payments in this manner....

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

Economic Development

Babes, Sweetie Pies Logos

February 7, 2017 Update:

Here’s a preview of the Babe's Chicken Dinner House restaurant that will be built near the southeast corner of Rufe Snow Drive and NE Loop 820. It will have a historical look, with unique architecture and repurposed materials, simi...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017


Awards Ceremony

The Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce honored two members of the North Richland Hills City Council and an NRH business during their annual awards banquet on January 26, 2017.

North Richland Hills Mayor Oscar Trevino was presented the 2016 Excalibur Awa...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Preventive Street Maintenance Program

Street Maintenance

Nearly 10% of city's streets to be improved through annual Preventive Street Maintenance Program.

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

City Council Appointment

City Council Chambers

At their January 23 meeting, the North Richland Hills City Council appointed Mike Benton to serve the remaining term for Council Member David Whitson who recently decided to retire. Mr. Benton has served as a member of the Planning & Zoning Commission...

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Posted on: August 24, 2016


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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Posted on: October 25, 2016


Water Safety 365 Committee

Terri Ford, Director of Cook Children's Tarrant County Operations, presented the Green Crystal Award to the NRH Water Safety 365 drowning prevention initiative during the October 24, 2016 City Council Meeting.

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Video of Award Presentation
Posted on: October 18, 2016

Best Neighborhoods

2016 Best Neighborhoods

North Richland Hills has been recognized as one of the 10 best neighborhoods in DFW by the Dallas Morning News.

The newspaper scored more than 300 neighborhoods in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Rockwall and Tarrant counties on several factors including:

  • s...
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Posted on: January 10, 2017

'Round the Town with Oscar Monthly Bike Ride

2017 April 4 with Seed Bomb

Join Mayor Oscar Trevio 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. It is a great opportunity to get outdoors, meet new people, be active and ride through NRH...Read on...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Sounds of Spring Concert Series

Sounds of Spring

Each Spring, the City of North Richland Hills presents the Sounds of Spring Concert Series. Visitors can enjoy 6 Friday nights of live music by the outstanding musicians for FREE! Make plans to join us each Friday night from April 14 - May 19, 2017. Bring...

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Northfield Park Renovation Project To Begin Later This Year

Northfield Master Plan

The City Council on Monday approved the hiring of Dean Construction as construction manager at risk for the Northfield Park renovation project. The project includes the renovation and re-construction of three softball fields, hike and bike trails, picnic ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Athletic Fields


The City of NRH is proud to have multiple athletic fields for both Adult and Youth use. Adult Slow Pitch Softball is played at Northfield Park, with 98 teams in the Adult Softball League.

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Athletics Information
Posted on: August 19, 2016



Introducing Water Safety 365, committed to keeping the people of NRH safe in and around water, 365 days a year. The mission of the WS365 initiative is to educate and empower the community in water safety to lessen the loss of life through drowning.

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Common Ground NRH Community Garden

Common Ground

Common Ground Garden is a group effort between The City of NRH, Davis Memorial United Methodist Church and community volunteers. It's goal is to build a sense of community and pride and to encourage others to participate in gardening.

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Look Out Texans Safety Campaign

Look Out Texans

The City of NRH supports Look Out Texans, an awareness campaign to help people bike, walk and drive safely. The Look Out Texans campaign encourages North Texans to watch out for one another and offers specific tips to bike, walk and drive safely together.


Posted on: March 27, 2017

Summer Camp 2017


Looking for a fun activity for your middle school aged student this summer? Let them Hang with the Heat!

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Medicine Disposal Drop Box


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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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Alarm Permits


Online Payment option is available for new and registered alarm users.

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Detention Services - Jail Information

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

Red Light Photo Enforcement Program

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In an effort to improve traffic safety and reduce collisions at high traffic intersections, the City of North Richland Hills' Red Light Photo Enforcement Program is designed to augment existing efforts by police officers to curtail red light violations.

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Posted on: January 8, 2016

Cold Case


Reward offered for info leading to arrest, indictment in 2003 attempted capital murder of a police officer.

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