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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Fire Department News

The Birdville ISD Fire Academy is a partnership between the NRH Fire Department, Birdville ISD and Tarrant County College to prepare today’s youth for a career as a Firefighter/Paramedic. Grayson Smith is the first graduate of the program to joi...

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City News
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Youth Advisory Committee

Congratulations to the 2022-23 NRH Youth Advisory Committee members who were officially appointed during the Sept. 26, 2022 City Council Meeting.

The NRH Youth Advisory Committee was first established in 1997 to educate youth in our community about city go...

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City News
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Storm Cleanup

If you’re needing to dispose of limbs, fence panels or other bulky items following Sunday's storm, here are some reminders from Republic Services: 

  • Brush, tree limbs, leaves and other yard waste must be bagged, canned or tied in bundles no longer ...
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City News
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Bedford Euless Road Reconstruction

If you’re wondering about the big hole that’s been dug on Bedford Euless Road in front of Ernie’s Seafood, it’s for improvements to the underground storm drain system. This work will take approximately 1 month, weat...

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City News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

New K9 Joins NRHPD

K9 Luka and Officer Boyd

Luka "Dogcic," a one-year-old Belgian Malinois from Holland, has joined the North Richland Hills Police Department. He is the third K9 to work for NRHPD, replacing Breta who retired in 2021 after 9 years of service. Much of the cost to bring Luk...
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City News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Best Cities for Families

Have you heard the news? The city of North Richland Hills was ranked #6 and the only city in the state of Texas to make Opendoor’s Top 15 List of Best Cities for Families! The list is based on several criteria including great schools, top-notch ...

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City News
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Budget & Tax Rate Notices

City's proposed budget includes some property tax relief. The public can provide input online or at public hearing on Thursday, Sept. 8.

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

TEXRail Parking

Beginning Aug. 15, TEXRail is offering long-term paid parking at five stations, including the Smithfield and Iron Horse stations in North Richland Hills. 

Each station will feature 20 long-term designated spots, marked with corresponding signage c...

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City News
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Special Election

The North Richland Hills City Council has called a special election for Tuesday, November 8, 2022 to fill a vacancy in City Council Place 5, following the resignation of Patrick Faram from the position earlier this year. The candidate filing period contin...

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City News
Posted on: July 22, 2022

Water Conservation Reminder

Sprinkler

This summer is hotter and drier than most. While the triple-digit days may have you wanting to run your sprinkler system more frequently for a greener lawn, all residents and businesses are reminded to follow the city's year-round Water Conservation Plan ...

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City News
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Movie Theater Update

Join us in welcoming a new theater operator to North Richland Hills! B&B Theatres, the 5th largest theater chain in North America, has acquired the former Alamo Drafthouse Cinema with plans to open by the holiday season. Here’s their officia...
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City News
Posted on: July 7, 2022

Fire Department News

The North Richland Hills Fire Department has implemented new technology to keep first responders and drivers safer on roadways. 

Drivers in North Richland Hills can now receive digital alerts through apps like Waze, Apple Maps, and many newer mode...

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City News
Posted on: July 6, 2022

Mosquito Spraying

Be Mosquito Free

Sept. 20 Update

All samples tested negative for West Nile Virus, therefore there will be no spraying this week.

Sept. 13 Update

All samples tested negative for West Nile Virus, therefore there will be no spraying this week.

Sept. 6 Update

All samples tested ne...

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City News
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Homestead Exemption

North Richland Hills homeowners will be getting some assistance to lessen the impact higher property appraisals will have on their city property tax bill this year. During their June 27, 2022 meeting, the City Council unanimously voted to increase the res...

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City News
Posted on: June 14, 2022

City Council Place 5 Vacancy

Patrick Faram has stepped down from his position as a North Richland Hills City Council Member. His resignation was formally accepted by the City Council at their meeting on Monday, June 13, 2022. A special election will be held on November 8, 2022 to fil...

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City News
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Public Art Relocation

The NRH Parks Maintenance Team recently relocated four popular artworks from their long-term spots along Bedford Euless Road to allow for the replacement of a gas pipeline by Atmos Energy and upcoming street reconstruction. 

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City News
Posted on: May 26, 2022

City Council Mission, Vision & Goals

At a planning session with city leadership staff on May 20 and 21, the City Council reviewed recent accomplishments and priorities and reconfirmed their mission, vision and goals, which serve as a roadmap for the city's future. The mission, vision and goa...

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City News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Oaths of Office

At the May 18, 2022 City Council Meeting, Mayor Oscar Trevino and Council Members Rita Wright Oujesky, Mason Orr, and Scott Turnage took their oaths of office to serve two-year terms. Each was unopposed for re-election in the May 7 election. The oaths wer...

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City News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Congratulations

Police Chief Jimmy Perdue was recently sworn in as the newest President of the Texas Police Chiefs Association (TPCA). Perdue has been a member of the TPCA for many years and remains actively involved in the organization as his agency maintains its accred...

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City News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Message from NRH Animal Services

Coyote

Coyotes are one of many animals that make up the urban wildlife population in our community. While coyotes typically keep their distance from humans, sightings do increase each Spring as they search for food and places to care for their young.  

K...

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City News
Posted on: March 8, 2022

May Election

North Richland Hills Mayor Oscar Trevino and Council Members Rita Wright Oujesky, Mason Orr,  and Scott Turnage are unopposed for re-election and will be sworn into office for two-year terms on May 18. The filing period for the election was Janua...

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Property Value Notices

This week, the Tarrant Appraisal District mailed annual property value notices to Tarrant County homeowners and we know it caused sticker shock for many of you. Home prices have gone way up in recent years and if you’re not looking to buy or sell a home, ...

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City News
Posted on: April 15, 2022

Police Department Press Release

A suspect has been identified in the 19-year-old cold case involving the shooting of Officer Jeff Garner. 

The identification was made after a thorough and intricate investigation involving North Richland Hills Police, Oklahoma State Bureau of Inv...

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City News
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Iron Horse Boulevard Improvements

At their March 28 meeting, the City Council approved a professional services agreement for engineering design services with Pacheco Koch Consulting Engineers, LLC, for design of the Iron Horse Boulevard West Reconstruction Project. This project will recon...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Congratulations

At their 31st Annual Meeting on April 1, 2022, the Northeast Leadership Forum honored North Richland Hills Councilman Tito Rodriguez with its 2021 Distinguished Leadership Award. Councilman Rodriguez was nominated for the award by the United Way of Tarran...

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City News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

Notice to Pet Owners

raccoon

NRH dog owners, please make sure your four-legged family members are current on their shots, including distemper. North Texas cities, including NRH, have recently seen an increase in reports of sick raccoons with symptoms that are consistent with distempe...

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City News
Posted on: March 9, 2022

Iron Horse Golf Course

Iron Horse Hole 1

KemperSports  has been selected by the City of North Richland Hills to manage Iron Horse Golf Course starting on April 1, 2022. As part of the partnership, KemperSports will continue elevating the player experience at Iron Horse through its propr...

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City News
Posted on: February 1, 2022

Republic Services Updates

Trash cans

New Customer Service Number for Republic Services

To better serve our community, Republic Services has established a new local dedicated customer service phone number for North Richland Hills garbage and recycling customers. Residents and businesses should...

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City News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

2021 Year in Review Video

At the start of a new year, we share our appreciation for our city staff and all they were able to accomplish in 2021.  From enduring the record-setting winter storm to completing several street and park projects and bringing back numerous in-per...

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City News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

NRH Citizen Survey Results

The results of our 2021 Citizen Survey are in and residents continue to give very high marks to North Richland Hills’ quality of life and most city services!

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

COVID-19

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Tarrant County Coronavirus Hotline

817-248-6299

Current Tarrant County Case NumbersTarrant County Vaccine Finder

Friday, Sept. 9, 2022

COVID-19 Cases

Over the last 4 weeks, 506 NRH residents were diagnosed with COVID-19 bringing total cases reported in NRH sin...

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City News
Posted on: October 28, 2021

Permit & Inspection Process Now Paperless

The City of North Richland Hills recently implemented a new online paperless system for permits and inspections. The new NRH E-Services Portal allows residents and contractors to conduct all business online, including application, document and plan submit...

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Trail System Improvements

Cotton Belt Trail

North Richland Hills Parks & Recreation has received $576,217 federal grant funding to make improvements to the city’s trail system, including multiple crosswalk improvements, sidewalk improvements, pavement markings and emergency location signage. Th...

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City News
Posted on: October 28, 2021

Congratulations!

The City of NRH and its Economic Development Department have been honored by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) with an award for Real Estate Redevelopment and Reuse. The award recognizes the success of the city’s Bus...

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

2020 Bond Program

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Dec. 15, 2020 Update: 

At their December 14 meeting, the City Council reviewed the schedule for 2020 bond program. Reconstruction of the 27 streets included in the program will be phased in over the next 5 to 7 years. The schedule has been posted ...

2020 Bond Program

2020 Bond Program City News
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Preventive Street Maintenance Program

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The 2021 Preventive Street Maintenance Program includes 80 projects across the city.

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Get to Know Us

Leaderhsip Team

Talent, experience and diversity … that’s what it takes to deliver the wide variety of services the city provides every day, and to carry out the City Council’s goals for our community. Diversity, experience, and skill are v...

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City News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

City Point Development

City Point Rendering

Update: Oct. 7. 2020

Ground Breaking

City of North Richland Hills officials joined Centurion American Development Group on Oct. 7, 2020 to break ground for the City Point development. The event was streamed live and is available to watch on the city&apo...

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City News
Posted on: December 31, 2019

Rail Safety

See Tracks? Think Train Sign

The City of North Richland Hills reminds residents to always remain alert and cautious around railroad crossings and tracks.

Tragically, a person or vehicle is hit by a train about once every three hours in the U.S., according to Operation Lifesaver, Inc.,...

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City News

News Flash

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: 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: 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 & 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

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

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: 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 t...

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Common Code Violations
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Trees

Tree Overhanging Sidewalk and Street

Trees are an important part of what makes North Richland Hills a great place to live. They help us save energy by shading our homes, provide habitat for birds and other wildlife, clean our air and beautify our neighborhoods. However, they may also cause p...

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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

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, exposure to the sun and changing temperatures can cause the plastic and wiring to break and become an electrical and fire hazard. It is a viol...

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Common Code Violations

News Flash

News Flash

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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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation News

News Flash

Posted on: January 18, 2019

Inside NRHPD

Police vehicle with lights

View the latest press releases issued by the North Richland Hills Police Department here.

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Medicine Disposal Drop Box

Drug Box and staff

The North Richland Hills Police Department provides 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 among the top concerns of p...

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Police News

News Flash

Posted on: September 12, 2022

Rate Adjustment

Water Faucet

North Richland Hills water and sewer rates will be adjusted on October 1, 2022. This includes a water rate increase of $0.33 per 1,000 gallons and a sewer rate increase of $0.18 per 1,000 gallons from the City of Fort Worth and the Trinity River Authority...

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Water Department
Posted on: October 4, 2018

Average Consumption

Chart

How does your household’s monthly water use compares to the average NRH residential water customer? The chart below shows the average number of gallons used each month for NRH single family homes. It does not include apartments, commercial or ot...

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Water Department
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Your Water Meter

Meter

Your water meter provides information on how much water your family uses and can help identify possible leaks. The following videos and information will help you learn more about your meter including:

  • where it is located; 
  • how to read your meter an...
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Water Department
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Sprinkler System Checkup

Sprinkler

Most homeowners catch indoor leaks quickly, but outdoor leaks and problems can be harder to find, especially with your irrigation system. Performing irrigation troubleshooting checks to determine if you have a leak or malfunctioning system can help you co...

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Water Department
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Wipes Clog Pipes

Defend your drains

Wipes Clog Pipes

Just because the package says “flushable” doesn’t mean it’s true. Many items marketed as disposable and/or flushable do not degrade like toilet paper, and they wind up clogging pipes, tangling pumps ...

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Water Department
Posted on: September 26, 2018

About NRH Water

Water Faucet

Residents often wonder where their drinking water comes from. The water that we use in North Richland Hills comes from several area reservoirs and lakes. Here is how it gets to us:

The Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) draws and pumps raw water from t...

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Water Department
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Water Conservation

Know Your Watering Schedule Learn more... Water Department