NRH 2019 Year in Review Video
2019 was another busy year in the City of North Richland Hills. Here is a look back at some of our accomplishments. We are thankful to have you as part of our community and look forward to continuing to serve you in 2020. Happy New Year!
City Point Development
City Point Concept Rendering
New development is coming to the vacant land along City Point Drive around North Richland Hills City Hall. Centurion American Development Group has purchased the remaining 52 acres of the former North Hills Mall property adjacent to City Hall. The new development will have a mix of uses including 70,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space along City Point Drive and an upscale hotel on the corner of Boulevard 26 and Rodger Line Drive. There will be 364 homes and townhomes and around 400 multi-family residences. Construction will be done in phases and is expected to take 5 to 7 years to reach build out. Visit to read more about the planned City Point development.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Closings
City Hall and other non-emergency city offices will be closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 20, 2020 for employee in-service training. The NRH Public Library, Animal Adoption & Rescue Center and Senior Center will also be closed. The NRH Centre and Iron Horse Golf Course will be open.

Garbage and recycling will be collected as normally scheduled.
2020 Election Calendar
Registered voters in North Richland Hills will have the opportunity to cast their ballot in three separate elections in 2020.

March 3 Primary Election: This election determines county, state and federal candidates that will be placed on the November ballot. Early voting will take place February 18 – 28. The runoff date for the Primary is May 26 with early voting from May 18 - 22.

May 2 Local Election: Voters will elect persons to Mayor and City Council places 2, 4, and 6. School board positions and other local items may also be on the ballot. Persons interested in running for an elected city office shall file their applications with the City Secretary. The filing period is January 15 - February 14. Early voting for the May election will be April 20 - 28.

November 3 General Election: Voters will determine various federal, state, and county offices. Early voting will be held October 19 - 30.

To assist residents, will be updated with sample ballots, polling locations and hours and other information regarding the upcoming elections when available.
Citizens Police & Fire Academies
Want an inside look at North Richland Hills public safety operations? Sign up for one of our upcoming citizen academies. There is no cost to participate, but space is limited.

The Citizens Police Academy will be held on Thursday evenings from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. starting on January 30 and continuing through April 23. The purpose of the Citizens Police Academy is to acquaint citizens with law enforcement’s role in the criminal justice system and provide increased understanding of the tasks police officers face in their daily work. Find more information and online registration at

The Citizens Fire Academy will be held on Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. starting on February 13 and continuing through April 16. There will also be one Saturday session on April 11. This program includes training in CPR and first aid, which enables residents to be better prepared to respond to emergency situations in their homes and neighborhoods. Participants also get hands on demonstrations in basic firefighting techniques, auto extrication, extinguisher use, technical rescue, hazardous materials, and a demonstration of the Bomb Squad’s capabilities. Find more information and online registration at
Business Building Workshops
The North Richland Hills Library is partnering with the North Texas Entrepreneur Education and Training Center to offer a series of free business workshops. The 2020 Clear Vision Business Building Workshop series will cover the following topics focused on the startup process and managing your new business:

  • Vision Board Development, Wednesday, January 22, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Getting Started in Business, Wednesday, February 5, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Going Beyond the DBA, Wednesday, February 12, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Social Media Madness, Wednesday, February 19, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Balancing Books, Wednesday, February 26, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Please register for any classes you'd like to attend to secure your spot, as space is limited. Each workshop is designed to be a stand-alone class, so you can pick and choose which ones you'd like to attend. To learn more and sign up, visit
Behind the Book: Lisa Gardner
Join us in welcoming New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner as she returns to the NRH Library on Wednesday, January 29 to celebrate the release of her latest book. When You See Me unites three of her most beloved characters in a twisty new thriller as they investigate a mysterious murder from the past, which points to a dangerous and chilling present-day crime.

A ticketed pre-event reception with the author will take place at noon. Cost is $35 to attend and includes a signed copy of When You See Me. A free speaking event will take place at 1 p.m. with a book signing to follow. The book will be available for purchase through Barnes & Noble. Visit to learn more. 
Spring Gardening Seminar
The Common Ground NRH Community Garden invites you to their free Spring Gardening Seminar on Saturday, February 1. The seminar will take place in the Community Room at the North Richland Hills Library, 9015 Grand Ave, starting at 9:30 a.m. Expert gardeners will provide information on a variety of spring gardening topics and will be available to answer your gardening questions. The seminar is sponsored by Keep NRH Beautiful, Marshall Grain Co., and Tarrant County Master Gardeners.
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Adoptable Pets
Bacon and Bella are two of the many pets waiting to meet you at the NRH Animal Adoption & Rescue Center. Stop by the center at 7301 Iron Horse Boulevard today to find your perfect pet match. You can also visit to view pets currently available for adoption.  
Bacon - German Shepherd Mix
Bella Cat
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City of North Richland Hills 
 4301 City Point Dr.,
 North Richland Hills, TX 76180