Posted on: June 29, 2016

DCHHS to conduct ground spraying in DeSoto on 6-25, 6-30, and 7-1 between 9 pm and 5 am

For Immediate Release

DCHHS Reports Positive Mosquito Traps
Spraying Scheduled in Duncanville, DeSoto and Seagoville DALLAS (June 29, 2016) – Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) laboratory confirmed positive ...Read on...

Map of area to be sprayed
Posted on: June 22, 2016

DeSoto City Lights Newsletter for July 2016


Follow the link below to view an electronic version of the DeSoto City Lights Newsletter for July 2016

Posted on: June 13, 2016

New Online Water Bill Pay Service

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New features include:
The ability to set up monthly online AutoPay on a monthly, weekly or biweekly basisA new number to Pay-by-Phone — 1.855.748.6063
Quick account balance reviewThe ability to save your payment information in the system
Access to ...Read on...

Register Here
Posted on: June 6, 2016

Focus On DeSoto Today Video Roundtable Discussion on Meadow Creek Park

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This 13 minute video features a discussion of the issues surrounding the closing of DeSoto's Meadow Creek Youth Football Complex as a result of damaged sustained by the December 26, 2015 tornado.

Posted on: May 16, 2016

Video of April 14, 2016 Lawn Care Maintenance Class presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Research


The Lawn Care Maintenance took place on April 14, 2016. The speaker discussed proper lawn care maintenance needed to establish and maintain a healthy lawn, basic lawn maintenance practices, turf grass selection, and recommendations to reduce water, fert...Lawn Care Maintenance Video

Video Link
Posted on: May 4, 2016

Western Portion of Roy Orr Trail closed for construction of a wastewater improvement project.

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DeSoto’s Parks & Recreation Department would like to announce that the west section of the Roy Orr Trail from Thunderbrook to Mirkes Parkway will be closed to the public for a wastewater improvement project that will take place along Ten Mile Creek. The ...Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2016

DeSoto Receives Coveted ISO 1X Fire Rating

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Recently, the Texas State Fire Marshal’s office announced that the Insurance Services Office (ISO) is recommending that DeSoto’s Public Protection Classification be changed to Class 1 for all properties located within 1,000 feet of a fire hydrant or water...Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2016

Sign up for emergency notifications from City of DeSoto with CodeRED


The City of Desoto has "upgraded" our code red system to allow you to receive notifications 24 hours a day based strictly on Doppler radar. You can now receive the warnings for tornados, flash floods or severe thunderstorms.

This upgrade requires you ...Read on...

Register for CodeRED online
Posted on: February 17, 2016

DeSoto's Public Utilities Division Offers Free Water Conservation Classes

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Is your sprinkler system turning on the wrong day? Do you have a leak or broken head? Did your city give you a warning? Learn how to make very basic hands on repairs & maintenance to home automatic sprinkler systems, how your sprinkler system operates and...To register...

Register here.
Posted on: December 28, 2015

Southwest Regional Communications Center can now accept text to 911


Southwest Regional Communications Center, the 911 call center for the cities of DeSoto, Cedar Hill and Duncanville is now equipped to accept text messages. Take a minute and watch these short videos on the benefits of text to 911.