R-SPIRIT Core Values Program

The R-SPIRIT Core Values Program establishes the characteristics that the City Council and all city employees adhere to. Our Core Values are:


When you experience service from the City of North Richland Hills that you feel is worthy of commendation, we would like to hear about it: 
Employee Recognition Form

NRH employees are recognized for incorporating our core values into their daily activities with "On-the-Spot Awards," which are presented throughout the year by directors and supervisors. Employees may also be recognized by City Management during our quarterly Employee Recognition Event.

Recently Recognized Employees


  • Public Works Department - Caroline Waggoner, Tuan Ngo, Maria Lindsey
  • Facilities & Construction - Chris Amarante
  • Police - Jeff Williams, Don Buehrer
  • Library - Peggy Hoffpauir Lewis, Courtney Kincaid, Kandra Gibbs, Silvia Cordell, Johana Orellana, Kori Tolfa, Monica Phillips
  • IT - Bob Weakley, Amy Stephens, Bryant Harvey
  • Finance - Mark Mills
  • Budget - Robert Myers
  • Communications - Mary Peters
  • Neighborhood Services - Stefanie Martinez, Kristin James, Candice Simmons, Brian Thomas, Debbie Heizer

Annual R-SPIRIT Employee of the Year Award 

  • Recipient: Kori Tolfa - Library
  • Finalist: Sarah Green - Parks & Recreation Department
  • Finalist: Susan Gibson - Public Works
  • Finalist: Candice Simmons - Neighborhood Services
Congratulations to these individuals!