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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 Whiston who recently decided to retire. Mr. Benton has served as a member of the Planning & Zoning Commission...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Water Taste & Odor Changes


Water customers in North Richland Hills may have noticed changes in the taste and odor of their drinking water recently. The city assures customers that the water is safe, even though it has a different smell and taste.

According to the Fort Worth Water De...

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

Rufe Snow Improvements Project

Road Work Sign

January 17, 2017 Update: Progress is continuing on the Rufe Snow Drive improvements project north of Mid Cities Boulevard. The work that has taken place over the past several months involves water line relocation and storm drain installation along th...

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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 22, 2016

Fix It Blitz

Fix It Blitz Volunteers

Thank you to the many volunteers who made improvements to 28 properties during North Richland Hills' annual Neighborhood Initiative Fix It Blitz. Participating groups included the Birdville Center of Technology & Advanced Learning, Center Point Church...Read on...

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:

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Posted on: October 7, 2016


Scenic City Award

North Richland Hills was recognized with a Scenic City Platinum Level Certification award during the Texas Municipal League Conference in Austin on October 6, 2016. The mission of the Scenic City Program is to support and recognize municipalities that im...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016


TEXRail Groundbreaking

A groundbreaking was held on August 24 for the new commuter rail line that will run from downtown Fort Worth to DFW Airport with two stations in NRH.

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Posted on: July 12, 2016


Award Presentation

Congratulations to Keep North Richland Hills Beautiful for winning the Keep Texas Beautiful Governor's Community Achievement Award for outstanding community improvement and a $250,000 grant from the Texas Department of Transportation. The funding...

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Posted on: July 12, 2016

Back the Blue

Back the Blue Shirt

The North Richland Hills Firefighters Association is selling t-shirts to show support for their brothers and sisters in blue. All proceeds will be given to the Dallas Police Officer Association to provide assistance to the families of loved ones that died...

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NRHFFA Back the Blue Fundraiser
Posted on: June 30, 2016

Economic Development

Babes, Sweetie Pies Logos

The North Richland Hills City Council has given approval for Babe's Chicken Dinner House and Sweetie Pie's Ribeyes to be built on Loop 820, just east of Rufe Snow Drive, at the former library and recreation center site. Construction is e...

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Posted on: March 18, 2016

Citizen Survey


North Richland Hills residents continue to see their community as a great place to live. A recent citizen’s survey found that 96% of residents rate the quality of life in North Richland Hills as excellent or good, 94% feel the community is an excellent or...Read on...

2015 Citizen Survey Results