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Visitation requirements are: Visitors must be appropriately dressed;be at least 18 years of age; present a valid State or U.S. Government issued photo identification that includes the name and date of birth; and have no outstanding arrest warrants.
An inmate becomes eligible for visitation once he/she has been incarcerated for a minimum of 24 hours and does not have any special restrictions (awaiting transfer, pending investigation, etc.).
• Contact Duncan Disposal directly by calling 817-317-2450.
• Contact the City of North Richland Hills Utility Customer Service office at 817-427-6200 and they will call Duncan Disposal on your behalf.
For more information please contact Duncan Disposal at 817-317-2450.
After the hole, or wellbore, is drilled a process called "fracturing" takes place. Fracturing requires dozens of trucks with large pumps to send water down the well to make cracks in the Barnett Shale, which allows the gas to flow. The fracturing process can be noisy and may take 5 to 6 days to complete. The City regulates the hours of operation during the fracturing process and inspects the site to make sure all regulations and safety requirements are met. The water that is used for fracturing is hauled away for safe disposal.
When the fracturing is completed and natural gas finally flows up the wellbore, the initial gas to rise up will be burned off, or flared. This can be seen as bright flames from vent stacks, even when the well is a good distance away. These sights and sounds are normal and temporary. Once this is completed - usually in just a few days - everything will return to normal and production begins.
Equipment is installed to allow the gas to flow safely from the well to nearby pipelines and then on to power plants, factories and even homes. During the production phase the site is quiet and has a minimal impact. Production sites will be monitored daily by the production company and will be inspected regularly by the City. An 8 foot tall masonry wall and landscaping will surrounding the wells for safety and to screen them from the public view after they are put into production.
In communities where drilling is already taking place, the most common complaints during the drilling process are about noise and lighting. The City will monitor noise levels and can require additional sound muffling devices if noise exceeds the levels specified in the Gas Well Drilling and Production Ordinance. Lights at the gas well sites will be directed downward and shielded to prevent illumination of public roads, dwellings and buildings within 600 feet.
The City of North Richland Hills has a gas inspector on staff who makes regular inspections throughout this process to ensure that ordinances and safety standards are being followed.
Juvenile Appearances: According to State Law, persons 16 years of age or younger MUST appear in person with a parent or legal guardian before the Municipal Court Judge. PLEASE DO NOT MAIL YOUR FINE PAYMENT; payment cannot be accepted prior to the court appearance.
Minor Appearances: According to State Law, minors under age of 18 with alcohol or tobacco violations must appear with a parent or legal guardian before the Municipal Court Judge. Minors ages 18 to 21 with alcohol violations must appear in person before the Municipal Court Judge.
These dismissals have terms and are not always a defendant's right. These dismissals are offered only if the defendant appears on or before the required appearance date and meets specific terms. Fees for compliance dismissals are payable immediately by cash, check, money order or credit card.
Reports may be obtained online usually within 24 hours of the accident. The nominal fee for this service is $6.00 (the same as in the office) and is payable by major credit or debit card. A mailed request must be accompanied with a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Walk-in requests may be obtained at the main window in the Police Department Records Section open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. A $6.00 state mandated fee, or a $8.00 state mandated fee for a certified copy is charged for copies of accident reports.
The Police Department provides fingerprinting services for the public each Wednesday and Friday, between 9 a.m. and 12 Noon. Note: the Police Department does not offer fingerprint services for gun license renewals and for Immigration and Customs Enforcement. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 817-427-7000.
The Police Department Records Section is open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. After business hours, two telephones are available in the Police Department lobby. One phone connects citizens to the Police Communications Center for those requiring police assistance or to make a criminal report. The second telephone connects citizens to the Detention Facility for inmate releases or information regarding inmates.
• 0 demerits = perfect score• 10 demerits = meets expectation and no critical violations• 15 demerits = satisfactory inspection score with no critical violations• 25 demerits = requires a re-inspection of the establishment• 30 demerits or more = indicates serious conditions State law indicates that when total demerits exceed 30, "the establishment shall initiate immediate corrective action on all identified critical violations, and shall initiate corrective action on all other violations within 48 hours." Depending on the severity of the violations, immediate closure may be warranted.
• Low Priority (inspected 1-2 times per year minimum): A food establishment that sells only prepackaged foods; prepares and/or serves only beverages or foods with minimal handling. This may include some convenience stores or commissaries.
• Medium Priority (inspected 2-3 times per year minimum): A food establishment that prepares, serves, or sells foods from precooked ingredients with limited handling. Examples include as a retail grocery store, sandwich shop, seasonal fast food, produce market, ice cream shop, bakery or candy store.
• High Priority (inspected 3-4 times per year minimum): A food establishment that prepares or sells foods from raw meats or seafood, extensively handles foods, and serves a highly susceptible population. Examples include a full service restaurant, fast food restaurant, seafood market, fresh meat market, delicatessen, caterer, hospital food service, or nursing home food service.
Non-Critical Violations may be related to the building or physical condition of the building or the facility's equipment. These types of violations do not warrant immediate attention or pose any immediate health and/or safety concern.
Monday - No Watering AllowedTuesday & Friday - Businesses, apartments, parks, medians, etc. may waterWednesday & Saturday - Residential addresses ending in 0, 2, 4, 6, 8 may waterThursday and Sunday - Residential addresses ending in 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 may water
In addition, no watering is permitted between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. any day.
Experts recommend applying just half an inch of water once every two weeks during the winter months.
During warmer weather, an inch of water to your lawn once or twice per week is recommended. Deep watering infrequently (once or twice a week) creates a healthier lawn than watering more frequently for a short period. Turf roots grow deep into the soil when watered infrequently and then grab water deep down during dry spells rather than always expecting water from the top.
Using mulch can help protect the soil around a tree from drying out. Avoid placing mulch against the tree trunk and creating a volcano mound, which invites a host of problems ranging from pests to tree suffocation. Get more tips on tree care from theTexas Forest Service. Texas Forest Service Website
• Visit the Utility Customer Service office at least 24 hours prior to your requested start date, • Bring lease agreement or ownership paperwork • Provide a valid picture ID • Complete application • Pay the deposit and activation fee (City does not accept letter of credits).
Only the person assuming responsibility for the bill can activate service. Due to Identity Theft regulations, the City will not allow anyone to activate services in someone else’s name. Establishing New Service
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The billing date will vary according to the day of the month that the above schedule falls on.
It is not necessary to raise the lid on the meter box to read the meter as the meters are read electronically through a device called a "Transponder” located on the top of the meter. Readings are then transmitted to the computer in the meter reading truck. The meter is read manually if the computer is unable to read the meter due to a tamper code or malfunction and generates a missed read error message.
If you would like to have your meter read again or its devices checked, contact the Utility Customer Service office at 817-427-6200.
Taste and odor problems can be caused by the compound 2-Methylisoborneol (MIB, a bitter-musty tasting taste and odor compound coming from algae) in Trinity River Authority’s raw water supply. Although it is unpleasant, MIB doe not affect the safety of the finished tap water and is not a public health threat.
One other possible reason for taste and odor problems is Manganese which is a metal abundant in the sediments of Lake Arlington, usually oxidized and not soluble. Warm water conditions lead to more dissolved Manganese, while not a health hazard, will lead to staining and bitter metallic taste if the majority is not removed by the treatment process
This is a quick estimate of cost and will vary depending upon the minimum volume included in your base rate which is not included in the above calculation. View the current rate schedule by clicking the link below for more information. Rates
1. Test should be conducted for a thirty minute period, during which time no water is being used on the property.
2. Find your water meter. It is usually located in the front of the house in a covered box near the street.
3. Write down the numbers indicated on the meter at the start of the test.
4. Return to check the meter reading after 30 minutes have passed.
5. If the numbers have not changed, you do not have a water leak.
If the numbers have changed, continue with the following steps:
6. Shut off the valves under all toilets in the house, and repeat steps 1-4.
7. If the numbers have not changed, you may have a running toilet that should be serviced.
If the numbers have changed, this indicates water consumption even though water was not being used during the test. A plumber may be required to locate and repair the leak.
Serious Symptoms in a Few People. About one in 150 people infected with WNV will develop severe illness. The severe symptoms can include high fever, headache, neck stiffness, stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, convulsions, muscle weakness, vision loss, numbness and paralysis. These symptoms may last several weeks, and neurological effects may be permanent.
Milder Symptoms in Some People. Up to 20 percent of the people who become infected have symptoms such as fever, headache, and body aches, nausea, vomiting, and sometimes swollen lymph glands or a skin rash on the chest, stomach and back. Symptoms can last for as short as a few days, though even healthy people have become sick for several weeks.
No Symptoms in Most People. Approximately 80 percent of people (about 4 out of 5) who are infected with WNV will not show any symptoms at all.
People over 50 at higher risk to get severe illness. People over the age of 50 are more likely to develop serious symptoms of WNV if they do get sick and should take special care to avoid mosquito bites.
DRAIN standing water in your yard and neighborhood. Keep swimming pools clean and empty pet watering dishes, birdbaths, potted plants, old tires, empty containers, toys and clogged rain gutters. Repair leaky pipes and sprinkler heads and do not over-water your yard.
DUSK/DAWN are the times of day when mosquitoes that carry the West Nile Virus are most active. Be sure to use insect repellent and wear long sleeves and pants at these times or consider staying indoors.
DRESS in long-sleeved shirts and wear pants when you are outside. Spray clothing with insect repellent.
DEET (N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide) is an ingredient to look for in your insect repellent. Other EPA-registered mosquito repellants are Picaridin, Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus* or PMD, and IR3535. Always read instructions prior to using insect repellants, especially when using repellants on children.
Please review the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for the product used by the City of North Richland Hills or contact the Public Works Department at 817-427-6460 for further information.