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Posted on: February 26, 2024

City Hall to Close Early on 2/28

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City Hall will close at 4 pm on Wednesday, February 28, for a staff event.

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

RHPD Awarded “Accredited Law Enforcement Agency”

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Richland Hills Police Department awarded “Accredited Law Enforcement Agency” from the Texas Law Enforcement Accreditation Program.

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Citizen's Fire Academy Applications Open

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The Citizen's Fire Academy starts on April 4.

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Lane Closures

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The east and westbound left lane of Baker Boulevard from Handley Ederville Road to Rufe Snow Drive will be closed from 9 am to 3 pm Monday through Saturday from Monday, February 26, through Friday, March 8, for median improvements. Median improvements inc...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

February Newsletter Online Now

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Our February newsletter is now online. You can view the February newsletter in English and in Spanish

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

City Facilities Closed Monday, February 19

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All City facilities except The Link will be closed on Monday, February 19, for Presidents Day. Closures do not affect emergency services.

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Introducing the Library of Things

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The MetroShare Community of Libraries is excited to announce our new collection of kits! These recreational and educational kits are designed to give you the opportunity to try something new, without the commitment of purchasing your own equipment. Librar...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Achievement of Library Excellence

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The Richland Hills Public Library has received the 2023 Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association, an affiliate of the Texas Municipal League. To successfully receive the Achievement of Library Excellen...

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Posted on: February 13, 2024

Richland Hills TRE Station to Close

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Trinity Metro will close the Richland Hills TRE Station after the end of service on Saturday, February 17. TRE will begin to make stops at the new Trinity Lakes Station (east of Loop 820 and north of Trinity Boulevard) beginning Monday, February 19. Learn...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Bulk Pickup is February 12

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Bulk Pickup is February 12. Items can be placed curbside beginning Saturday, February 3, through 7 am on Monday, February 12. See acceptable and unacceptable Bulk Pickup items on the Bulk Pickup page or below.

Questions? Email Code Compliance.

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

January Newsletter Online Now

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Our January newsletter is now online. You can view the January newsletter in English and in Spanish

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Draft Glenview Corridor Master Plan

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View the draft Glenview Corridor Master Plan.

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

Water Line Repair

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Water will be off in the 6900 & 7000 block of Hovenkamp Avenue for a water line repair. Estimated time to restore services is currently unknown

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

Filing Period for May 4, 2024, Election

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The City of Richland Hills will hold a General Election on Saturday, May 4, 2024 from 7 am to 7 pm to elect Mayor, Councilmember Place 2, and Councilmember Place 4 to the City Council. The filing period for applications for a place on the ballot is 8 am W...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Comprehensive Plan Committee Applications Open

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Applications are now open for the Comprehensive Plan Committee! Committee members will provide community input on the City's updated Comprehensive Plan, which will be used as a guideline for future City development and planning. Applicants must r...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Trash Collection Update

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Due to a high amount of trash, Republic Services was not able to complete trash pickup today. Republic will return tomorrow, January 20, to complete pickup. If your trash has not been picked up by the end of the day tomorrow, please reach out to Code Comp...

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

REPAIRED - Water Main Break

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Update (7:56 pm): The water main has been repaired and the roadway is open.

Update (6:58 pm): Kingsbury from Baker to Hovenkamp is closed to thru traffic while repairs are being made. 

Water is estimated to be shut off in the 3300 to 3400 blocks of...

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Posted on: January 15, 2024

January 16 Trash Pickup Canceled

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Due to the extreme cold temperatures, Republic Services will skip Tuesday, January 16, trash pickup. Richland Hills will only have trash and recycling pickup on Friday, January 19, for this week. 

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

Online Utility Bill Payment Portal Back Online

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Update (5:25 pm): The Utility Billing portal is back online. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Online Utility Bill payments are currently unavailable due to a site error. We are working to resolve the issue, but it is not yet known when the Utility Billi...

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

Cheney Hills School Traffic Meeting

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Join us on Tuesday, January 16, at 6 pm at The Link (6750 Baker Boulevard) for a discussion on school-related traffic issues occurring near the streets of Dreeben Drive, Crites Street and Allena Lane. If you are a resident in this area, we strongly encour...

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

City Internet & Phones Back Online

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Update: Internet and phones at City facilities are back online. 

Internet and phones at City facilities are currently offline. We are looking into the issue and will provide an update as soon as we are back online. This does not affect our emergen...

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

Kate Baker Park Improvements

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The Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce the next step in the City’s park plan started on January 9! Mobilization has begun at Kate Baker Park for the construction of a new parking lot as well as a new pavilion and restroom. Th...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Protect People, Pets, Pipes and Plants from Winter Weather

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With below-freezing temperatures in the forecast, remember to protect people, pets, pipes and plants:

  • People: Check on loved ones and make sure they have heat and warm clothing.
  • Pets: Bring pets inside. If it’s too cold for you, it’s too...
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Posted on: January 5, 2024

Traffic Advisory - Update

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Update: Both lanes are now open. 

Be advised both lanes of the 3300 block of Booth Calloway Road between Bridges Avenue and Baker Boulevard are closed due to a traffic accident. There are downed utility lines in this area and Oncor has been notifi...

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

Water Main - Repaired

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Update (6:58 pm): Water service has been restored. 

Water service will be off in the 6700 block of Hovenkamp Avenue for an emergency water main repair. 

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

City Facilities Closed Monday, January 15

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All City facilities except The Link will be closed on Monday, January 15, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Closures do not affect emergency services.

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

Holiday City Facility Hours

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City Hall, Public Works, Code Compliance, the Library, Animal Services, Police Department administration and Fire Department administration will be closed on Monday, December 25, Tuesday, December 26, and Monday, January 1, for the winter holidays.

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Remembering Former Mayor Bill Agan

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It is with a heavy heart we share the news that Bill Agan, who served as the mayor of Richland Hills from 2012 to 2018, passed away on Monday, November 27. Mayor Agan's leadership had an impact on numerous Richland Hills projects, notably including securi...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Holiday Trash Pickup

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Update: Holiday Trash Pickup Schedule 

Trash service on the week of Christmas and New Year's will shift one day. Christmas Schedule: Pickups will be on Wednesday (Dec. 27) and Saturday (Dec. 30). New Year's Schedule: Pickups will...

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Posted on: December 12, 2023

December Newsletter Online Now

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Our December newsletter is now online. You can view the December newsletter in English and in Spanish

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

2024 Bulk Pickup Dates

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View the 2024 Bulk Pickup dates.

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Water Service Outage

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Update (2:13 pm): Water service has been restored. 

Water service will be off in the 7300 block of Bridges Avenue, 3300 block of Ruth Road and the 7300 block of Hovenkamp Avenue for hydrant repairs. Estimated time to restore service is currently u...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

No Fireworks in City Limits

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Please keep in mind that fireworks are banned in city limits. Keeping fireworks out of our city helps keep our neighborhoods safe from fires and fireworks-related injuries.

Fireworks can also scare pets into running off. If you have a lost pet, or if you f...

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

December Street Sweeping

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The City of Richland Hills will work with an outside vendor to complete street sweeping activities in major Richland Hills thoroughfares the week of December 11.

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Posted on: December 6, 2023

City Facilities Delayed Start December 13

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City facilities except The Link will be closed from 7:30 to 10 am on Wednesday, December 13, for an employee holiday event.

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Posted on: November 30, 2023

Winter Averaging

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Residential sewer rates are charged based on winter averaging, which is calculated by averaging a residence's December, January and February water consumption. After averaging, the new monthly sewer charge goes into effect April 2024.

Averaging is...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

Food & Toy Drive

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The Richland Hills Fire Department is collecting non-perishable food and unwrapped toys through December 15 for the Community Enrichment Center (CEC) in North Richland Hills. The CEC provides these items to families in need during the holidays. Residents ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2023

Scheduled Water Service Outage

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On Monday, November 20, water service will be off from approximately 9 am to 3 pm on Willman Avenue, Vivian Lane and the 7200 to 7300 blocks of Boulevard 26 for a scheduled fire hydrant replacement.

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

Christmas Tree Lighting

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Join us on Friday, December 1, from 6 to 8:30 pm for this great holiday tradition as Santa arrives to light the community Christmas Tree, choirs fill the air with the sounds of the season and lights begin to twinkle all around.

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Posted on: November 14, 2023

Holiday Trash Pickup Schedule

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During the week of Thanksgiving, trash service normally provided on Friday (November 24) will shift to Saturday, November 25. Trash service for the week of Christmas and New Years will operate as usual. To report missed pickups or for questions about garb...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Holiday City Facility Hours

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All City facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, for the Thanksgiving holidays.

City Hall, Public Works, Code Compliance, the Library, Animal Services, Police Department administration and Fire Department administration...

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Posted on: November 9, 2023

November Newsletter Online Now

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Our November newsletter is now online. You can view the November newsletter in English and in Spanish

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Posted on: October 30, 2023

November 7 Election

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Learn more about the November 7 Election.

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Posted on: October 26, 2023

Repaired - Water Main Repair

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Water service has been restored.

Water service will be off in the 3300 block of Ruth Road and the 7300 block of Hovenkamp Avenue for a water main repair. Estimated time to complete repairs is currently unknown.

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

October Newsletter Online Now

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Our October newsletter is now online. You can view the October newsletter in English and in Spanish

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Posted on: October 18, 2023

State of the City

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You’re invited to attend the City’s second annual State of the City meeting on Tuesday, November 14, from 6 to 8 pm at The Link (6750 Baker Boulevard).

Much like the president’s State of the Union address, State of the City sp...

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City News
Posted on: October 17, 2023

Repaired - Water Main Break

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Update (October 18, 2:10 pm): Water service has been restored.

Update (October 17, 3:13 pm): The water main break has been temporarily fixed. Additional repairs are required tomorrow, October 18. Repairs will begin around 8:30 am with water service being t...

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Posted on: October 16, 2023

Boards & Commissions Applications Open

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Applications are open for the following boards and commissions:

  • Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone
  • Planning & Zoning Commission - Alternate
  • Zoning Board of Adjustment - Alternate 

Applications can be returned to the City Secretary via email or in-pe...

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Posted on: October 8, 2023

Bulk Pickup is October 16

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Bulk Pickup is October 16. Items can be placed curbside through 7 am on Monday, October 16. See acceptable and unacceptable Bulk Pickup items below.

Questions? Email Code Compliance.

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Posted on: September 26, 2023

Fiscal Year 2024 Tax Rate

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THE CITY OF RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.

THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.5% PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,...

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

Special Storm Debris Pickup Update

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Storm Debris Pickup is nearing completion on the south side of Baker Boulevard. Residences that have not yet had their storm debris picked up have been documented by Code Compliance. Once pickup on the south side of Baker Boulevard is complete, Republic S...

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Posted on: September 11, 2023

Special Storm Debris Pickup

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On Monday, September 18, Republic Services will collect brush and limb storm debris. Please note the following:

  • Republic will only pick up brush, limb and foliage storm debris for this Special Storm Debris pickup. Full trees cannot be placed curbside and m...
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Posted on: September 10, 2023

September Newsletter Online Now

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Our September newsletter is now online. You can view the September newsletter in English and in Spanish

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

Applications Now Open for City of Richland Hills 75th Anniversary Committee

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Applications are now open for the City of Richland Hills’ 75th Anniversary Committee!

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

Fiscal Year 2024 Proposed Budget

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View the Fiscal Year 2024 Proposed Budget.

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

Bulk Pickup Update

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Republic Services will be out today (August 31), tomorrow and Saturday to complete Bulk Pickup. Please note if your items have been tagged as non-compliant by Republic or were placed at the curb after 7 am on August 14 these items will not be collected. W...

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Posted on: August 29, 2023

Bulk Pickup Update

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The City is aware that several houses have not had their Bulk Pickup items collected by Republic Services. Code Compliance has a list of houses whose bulk items have not yet been picked up, and the City has been in contact with Republic to ensure these ho...

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Posted on: August 29, 2023

City Facilities Closed Monday, September 4

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City facilities will be closed on Monday, September 4, for Labor Day. Closures do not affect emergency services. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, September 5.

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Posted on: August 26, 2023

REPAIRED - Water Main Break

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Update: Water service has been restored on Belton Street and Burns Street.

Water will be off on Belton Street and Burns Street due to a water main break. Estimated time to complete repairs is four to six hours. 

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Posted on: August 24, 2023

City Phones Back Online

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(Updated August 24 at 12:02 pm): Phones at City facilities are back online. 

Phones at City facilities are currently offline. We are looking into the issue and will provide an update as soon as we are back online. This does not affect our...

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Posted on: July 24, 2023

Notice of Intention to Issue Certificates of Obligation

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Read the Notice of Intention to Issue Certificates of Obligation.

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

Water Meter Replacement Project

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The City of Richland Hills has begun a water meter replacement project to install residential and commercial water meters with an automatic (smart) meter reading system.

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Sign Up for eNotifications

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Never miss a meeting! Sign up for eNotifications to be notified about City news, events, meetings and agendas.

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Food and Toy Drive

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The Richland Hills Fire Department is collecting non-perishable food and toys through December 19 for the Community Enrichment Center (CEC) in North Richland Hills. The CEC provides these items to families in need during the holidays. Residents can drop o...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Holiday Trash Pickup Changes

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Republic Services' trash pickup schedule will be as follows:

  • Thursday, November 24: Service normally provided on Friday will shift to Saturday.
  • Sunday, December 25: Service normally provided Monday through Friday will operate as usual.
  • Sunday, January 1: Ser...
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Posted on: November 17, 2022

State of the City

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During the State of the City meeting on Tuesday, November 15, City Council gave a presentation about local economic conditions, the progress of capital projects and City finances.

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

City Facility Holiday Closures

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City of Richland Hills facilities will be closed on the following dates for the Thanksgiving and Winter holidays:

  • Thursday, November 24: City Hall, Public Works, Code Compliance, Animal Services, The Link and the Library.
  • Friday, November 25: City Hall, Pub...
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News Flash

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Posted on: July 24, 2023

2022 Annual Report

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View the 2022 Annual Report.

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Posted on: March 1, 2023

New Brand Story

Spotlight Kate Baker Park

Learn more about the City's new brand and our brand story.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Fiscal Year 2023 Adopted Budget

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View the Fiscal Year 2023 adopted budget.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

2022 Drinking Water Quality Report

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View the 2022 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report.

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