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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Fire Dept Earns Recognized Status

Fire Station

After a rigorous evaluation process involving a thorough assessment of the agencies policies, procedures, facilities and operations, North Richland Hills Fire – Rescue was awarded a “Recognized” status from the Texas Fire Chiefs Association (TFCA) Best Pr...

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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

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.

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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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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Seasonal Lights

Christmas Lights.jpg

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

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

vehicle parked on lawn

 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

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 Vehicles

junk vehicle

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: 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

pool

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

trash can

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: 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: June 26, 2017

NRH Parks and Recreation Monarch Restoration Program

Monarch Restoration for web

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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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation News

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