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2 Public Hearings Scheduled for Strategic Plan

Following two-years of planning and public input, the Vision 2030 strategic planning process is nearing an end. Residents are encouraged to visit www.nrhtx.com/StrategicPlan to view the proposed Vision 2030 land use and transportation plans and submit comments online or during public hearings before the City Council on June 24 and July 8, 2019.
 
Vision 2030 will help to guide development and transportation strategies in North Richland Hills over the next decade. The Strategic Plan Committee, made up of 16 North Richland Hills residents and business owners, received significant public input during the planning process through public meetings, focus groups, open houses, surveys and other outreach efforts. For more information about Vision 2030, please visit www.nrhtx.com/StrategicPlan , attend one of the public hearings or contact the Planning Department at planning@nrhtx.com or 817-427-6300.

Family 4th Event Features Free Concert, Fireworks

Celebrate our country's most patriotic holiday on Thursday, July 4, at the annual Northeast Tarrant Family 4th Celebration and Fireworks Show. Food, fun and entertainment for the whole family will start at 5 p.m. at The Hills Center, 6351 Boulevard 26. This year's celebration will feature a free concert at 7:30 p.m. with Holly Tucker, from Season 4 of The Voice, followed at 9:30 p.m. by plenty of dazzling and stunning fireworks. Find more details on our website

Holiday Closings, Safety Reminders

City Hall and other non-emergency city offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019 in observance of the Independence Day Holiday. The Municipal Court, Animal Adoption & Rescue Center, Library, Tennis Center and Senior Center will also be closed. Residential garbage and recycling will not be collected on July 4. Thursday collections will be made on Friday; Friday collections will shift to Saturday. 

NRH2O Family Water Park, Iron Horse Golf Course and the NRH Centre will be open. Please check their websites for holiday hours.  

The City of North Richland Hills reminds you that setting off fireworks is illegal in our community. The North Richland Hills Police and Fire Departments will seize fireworks and issue citations to violators. The citation may carry a fine of up to $2,000.

The Fire Department also reminds you to install a smoke alarm on every level of your home. Test the batteries every month and change them at least once a year.

The City of North Richland Hills wishes you a safe and happy holiday!
 
Davis & Mid Cities Intersection Improvements Complete

Improvements at the Davis and Mid Cities intersection are complete and all lanes opened to traffic late last week. The intersection has new dual left turn lanes and dedicated right turn lanes to increase capacity and improve overall traffic flow. NRH Public Works will closely monitor signal timing at the intersection and make any necessary adjustments to ensure it is operating efficiently. Street name signs will be installed in the near future.

Boulevard 26 Maintenance Begins this Week 

The Texas Department of Transportation is beginning maintenance on SH 26/Boulevard 26 in North Richland Hills starting this week. This work will remove existing pavement, repair the subgrade and lay a new asphalt road surface between NE Loop 820 and Precinct Line Road. To minimize the impact of traffic delays, the contractor will be working at night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. 

Nightly lane closures also continue on portions of Davis Boulevard for a mill and overlay project by TxDOT.

Commercial Redevelopment in NRH 

Commercial Redevelopment in North Richland Hills: Warren Plaza

Formerly known as Northeast Plaza, the property at 8703 Bedford Euless Road in North Richland Hills, is being revitalized into Warren Plaza, a commercial center featuring restaurants, professional services, shared office space and retail. Once home to Furr's Cafeteria and a Segway store, this area is just south of SH 183 and north of North East Mall on the NRH border with Hurst. 

The property is receiving a modern facelift and new public patio, achieving the developer's vision to create a space for visitors to eat, drink, shop and talk. With completion expected in Summer 2019, some confidential uses have already signed up, as the center is currently leasing. For more information, contact our NRH Economic Development Department at 817-427-6090 or Debbie Mullins with Ready Real Estate at debbie@debbiemullins-realtor.com.

Adoptable Pets & Reduced Adoption Fees for Cats


Margo and Phoenix are two of the many pets waiting to meet you at the NRH Animal Adoption & Rescue Center. Margo is a sweet, 2-year-old boxer mix, who sits for treats and learns quickly. Phoenix is a 2-year-old short haired cat. Stop by the adoption
 center at 7301 Iron Horse Boulevard to meet Margo and Phoenix today. You can also visit www.nrhtx.com/aarc to see more pets currently available for adoption. 

June is Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat-Month and the North Richland Hills Animal Adoption & Rescue Center is overflowing with feline friends looking for fur-ever homes. All cat and kitten adoption fees have been reduced to $10 through the end of June 2019.

Be Mosquito Free

If barbecues, picnics, or other outdoor fun are part of your July 4th plans, remember to apply insect repellent. Using insect repellent  every time you spend time outdoors is one of the most important steps you can take to protect your family from mosquitoes and the diseases they carry. 

You should also remove stagnant water where mosquitoes breed from flower pots, trash containers, children's toys, clogged rain gutters and other places around your property. Place environmentally friendly Bti briquets in stagnant water that can't be drained. Any amount of standing water can give mosquitoes a place to lay their eggs.  For more information visit, www.nrhtx.com/mosquitocontrol or call Neighborhood Services at 817-427-6650.



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