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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Traffic Alert

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Motorists should expect delays near Birdville High School, NYTEX Sports Center and NRH Centre on Saturday morning, May 26, for the annual Honor Connor 5K & Smile Mile run. The 1-mile run will begin at 8 a.m. and the 5K at 8:30 a.m. Runners will start ...

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City News
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Oath of Office

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North Richland Hills' mayor and three city council members took the oath of office and began new terms on Monday, May 14, 2018. They include:

  • Mayor Oscar Trevino
  • Place 2 Councilwoman Rita Wright Oujesky
  • Place 4 Councilman Brent Barrow
  • Place 6 Councilman Scott...
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City News
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Trail Closure

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May 25, 2018 Post

TEXRail contractors will close the section of Cotton Belt Trail that is adjacent to Precinct Line Road from May 29 through June 4 for repairs. We apologize for any inconvenience.

May 11, 2018 Post

The portion of the Cotton Belt Trail betwee...

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City News
Posted on: December 13, 2017

Rufe Snow Improvements Project

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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 move the project forward.

Project Scope

The Rufe Snow improvements project wil...

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City News
Posted on: May 5, 2018

Election Results

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https://www.nrhtx.com/1083/ELECTION-RESULTS

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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: April 12, 2018

Congratulations!

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The North Richland Hills Library has received the 2017 Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Director’s Association (TMLDA). TMLDA is an affiliate of the Texas Municipal League. Each year TMLDA confers awards f...

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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 22, 2018

Traffic Alert

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Construction begins this week on a project to re-align Smithfield Road with Bridge Street at Davis Boulevard, creating a four-leg intersection. Smithfield will also be widened to four lanes from Davis to just north of Mid-Cities and turn lanes will be add...

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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 20, 2018

R-SPIRIT Award

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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

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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: 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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10 Best Amusement Parks and Water Parks in Texas 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 27, 2017

Traffic Alert

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May 25, 2018 Update

TxDOT has indicated that their road construction contractor will be back to work at the Davis / Mid Cities intersection in June. Thank you for your continued patience during this project.

May 7, 2018 Update

Several people have asked about...

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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: 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 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

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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

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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

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

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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: 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: May 10, 2018

NRH Paint on the Plaza

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A free, fun event for anyone who likes to draw or paint is coming to Stormy Plaza Park this summer! Paint on the Plaza is open to all artists, aspiring artists and hobbyists. Bring your own art materials and join us as we paint and draw in the beautiful o...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

MY Park NRH

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Join us for free fun and play for the entire family at MY Park NRH. The play day will include: games, activities, information on multiple city services and more. The event is free and for all ages! Get ready, play days are coming your way! The first one i...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: May 10, 2018

NRH Summer Songs

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Celebrate NRH's newest park with Summer Songs at the Song Space Amphitheater, 9000 Grand Avenue, across from Stormy Plaza Park. Bring your lawn chairs and favorite beverage and come enjoy free, outdoor and informal live music performance at 7 p.m. on Thur...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Trail Closure

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The portion of the Cotton Belt Trail between Davis Boulevard and Smithfield Road will be closed to all users from April 24 through August 30 for TEXRail construction work. Cyclists may detour on road via Smithfield Road and Main Street. We apologize for a...

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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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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Supports NRH

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NRH Parks and Recreation is thankful for the support of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Their partnership and grants benefit the NRH Parks and Trails system and allow for improvements and enhancements for our citizens.

Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Northfield Park Renovation Project is Underway

Northfield Master Plan

We are excited that Northfield Park's Renovation is getting underway! Northfield Park, the 4th oldest park in the City’s park system, will be undergoing a complete makeover, with construction activities beginning November 6, 2017. Throughout 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