Awards & Honors
North Richland Hills employees are dedicated to providing the best service to our citizens. This dedication can be seen in the many regional, state and national awards and honors the city has received.
Recent Awards & Honors
The City of North Richland Hills was presented with the Certificate of Achievement for Planning Excellence
by the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association. This annual award recognizes "a commitment to professional planning by City Administration, Elected and Appointed Officials and exemplary professional standards demonstrated by the Planning Staff."
The City of North Richland Hills was awarded a Gold Level recognition from the Scenic City Certification Program
. This program supports and recognizes municipalities that implement high-quality scenic standards for public roadways and public spaces. The program is a project of Scenic Texas, Texas Municipal League, American Planning Association Texas, Keep Texas Beautiful and other partners who see a direct correlation between the success of a city’s economic development efforts and the visual appearance of its public spaces.
The NRH Parks & Recreation Department was honored with the 2013 Texas Gold Medal Award by the Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) in the 50,000 – 100,000 population category. This award honors communities that demonstrate excellence in long-range park planning, park and recreation resource management, community programs and events, public input and marketing efforts during the past three-years.
The Neighborhood Initiative Program has been awarded the 2013 Points of Light recognition. The Daily Point of Light Award honors individuals and groups that create a meaningful change in communities across America. This is the second time the Neighborhood Initiative Program has received this award.
The City of NRH won 2nd Place this year in the Governor’s Community Achievement Award. This award is given annually by Keep Texas Beautiful, in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation to communities with the best grassroots environmental programs. The award is a reflection of the combined efforts of the Neighborhood Services Department, Keep North Richland Hills Beautiful Commission, many volunteers, staff from several City departments and the support of our City Council.
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