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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Grow DeSoto Market Place Wins COG Award/Mayor McCowan Receives COG Recognition

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The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), an association of North Texas governments that assists with regional planning efforts, provided the City of DeSoto with some wonderful news on Friday, June 14, 2019.

NCTCOG awarded their “C...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Mayor's 360 Quarterly Meeting Tackles The Issues

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On Thursday, June 13, 2019, Mayor Curtistene McCowan met with representatives of DeSoto’s homeowners associations (HOAs) and other area officials at her 360 Quarterly Meeting in the DeSoto Civic Center. These quarterly discussions allow for 360&...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Make a Difference in DeSoto...join a Board or Commission!

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If you want to play a constructive role in shaping  DeSoto’s future, then serving on one of our many Boards and Commissions could be a smart move! Learn more:   www.desototexas.gov/29/Citizen-Boards-and-Commissions

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Reception honoring Dr. Dinah Marks on her election to DeSoto's City Council

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Join us for a reception for Dr. Dinah Marks who was just elected to the DeSoto City Council.  This event will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jim Baugh Government Center's City Hall Reception Room.

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Farewell reception for Council Member Dick North

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Join us for a reception honoring outgoing DeSoto City Council Member Dick North.  This event will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. in the Jim Baugh Government Center's City Hall Reception Room.

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

DESOTO FIRE CONDUCTS WATER RESCUE OF TEEN INJURED IN DUNCANVILLE

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DeSoto Fire Rescue was able to perform a rare Swift Water Response Wednesday afternoon, May 22, 2019, to rescue a teenager who was injured in a swimming accident in Ten Mile Creek in Duncanville’s Harrington Park. The teen was injured after he a...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: May 17, 2019

DESOTO ASKS RESIDENTS: WATER U DOING TO CONSERVE WATER?

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On Thursday Evening, May 16, 2019, a small but enthusiastic group of residents trickled into the DeSoto City Council Chambers to attend a free water conservation class taught by Patrick Dickinson, a Horticulturist and Project Coordinator with Texas A&...

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Register Now for the Next Junior Civic Academy

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Civic Academy! The DeSoto JCA is an 11-week program designed to expose high school juniors and seniors to the inner workings of our local government. Completion of this program offers benefits such as community service hour credit, internships in the muni...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

DESOTO WELCOMES M. RENÉE JOHNSON AS INTERIM CITY MANAGER

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Longtime DeSoto Parks Chief Will Fill-In Following Tarron Richardson’s Departure

Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan and the DeSoto City Council have selected M. Reneé Johnson to serve as the City of DeSoto’s Interim City Manager. Jo...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: April 25, 2019

DeSoto Celebrates First Year of Star Transit Service

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STAR TRANSIT AND CITY OF DESOTO CELEBRATE MILESTONE;SERVICES SUPPORT THE GREATER COMMUNITY

 TERRELL, TX (April 25, 2019) – STAR Transit is celebrating its one-year anniversary of providing public transportation in the City of DeSoto. In ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Have You Registered for Code Red?

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This upgrade requires you to "opt in" and resubmit your information if you would like to receive these Doppler radar special alerts in addition to other emergency notifications sent out by the City’s CodeRed system.  If you ha...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

DeSoto wins Digital Cities Award for third time in a row

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The influential Center for Digital Government (CDG) announced Friday that the City of DeSoto (Texas) has been awarded a coveted Digital Cities Survey Award from the third consecutive year and moved up on their national top ten list from 6th place to 4th p...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Life Safety Awareness Program

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If you are a resident of DeSoto, the Fire Department has initiated a Life Safety Awareness Program to proactively prevent fatalities by providing battery operated smoke detectors for residents who are elderly, handicapped or those having a demonstrated ne...

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Posted on: June 8, 2019

Mayor's Summer Reading Program

2019 Mayor's Summer Reading Program

Sign up for the Mayor's Summer Reading Program, win prizes for summer reading, and participate in free fun activities! 

You can sign up online for the program (http://desotolibrary.readsquared.com/), or visit the registration table in the DeSoto P...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Celebrate Juneteenth at the DeSoto Public Library

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Join us as the DeSoto Public Library presents Voices of Freedom on Wednesday, June 19th, at 1:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

SCORE

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If you are an entrepreneur or small business owner seeking business advice or need help developing a business plan? A SCORE Certified Mentor is now available at the DeSoto Public Library ever Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. by appointment only. To schedule ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2019

Best Southwest Juneteenth Celebration

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When: June 15, 2019 Time: 5:00 - 10:00 p.m.Location: Valley Ridge Park, 2850 Park Ridge Drive, Cedar Hill, TX 75104Sponsored by: DeSoto, Lancaster, Duncanville and Cedar HillThe City of Cedar Hill and Best of Southwest cities join together for th...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

July 4th Fireworks Festival

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When: Thursday, July 4 | Gates open at 4PM | Festivities at 6PM | Fireworks at 9PMWhere: Grimes Park, 501 E. Wintergreen Road, DeSoto, TX

This year the cities of DeSoto and Lancaster are again joining forces to celebrate our nation’s independence...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Summer Junior Golf Camp

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A fun filled way for kids to learn and improve their golf game in a fun and safe environment. Our staff are experts in teaching the game to young golfers and are committed to providing the tools to enjoy this great game for a lifetime. This camp will be h...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

FREE: Junior Players Theater Camp

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Led by a professional theater instructor, students will learn theater basics, games and techniques that are used towards creating scenes and plays. Free t-shirt and certificate of completion for students that attend. Register at the DeSoto Recreation Cent...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

First Start Sports

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First Start Sports is back for the Spring and Summer. Get registered During each session, preschoolers will learn the basic skills for a specific sport. This is a great way for participants to develop their motor skills and gain an understating of basic s...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Teen Camp: Summertime on Beltline

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Get ready for an action packed program to keep teens engaged in summer fun with all traditional summer camp activities. Lunch will be provided! Purchase your annual $10 recreation membership pass and you will be eligible to attend this program. For more i...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Summer Fun at Moseley Pool

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Come out and cool off with us at Moseley Pool this summer. We offer swim lessons for all ages, birthday pool parties and lap swimming. Click here to register for swim lessons and water aerobic sessions.

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Registration Open: Youth Football and Cheerleading

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Registration at the DeSoto Recreation Center is scheduled to begin Monday, May 6 for returning players. Ages 4-12 can register. The age is determined by how old the player will be on August 1, 2018 for B, C and Flag divisions and June 1, 2018 for the A di...

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