Posted on: September 29, 2016

Register now for Water University Class

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Are you wondering when to prune your trees and ornamental grasses? Should you mulch in the spring, fall or both? Learn the right time to maintain your landscape and trees to ensure the health, production and asthetics of your landscaping. Our next Water U...Read on...

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

DCHHS to conduct ground spraying in DeSoto.


For Immediate Release

DCHHS Reports PositiveMosquito Traps

Spraying Scheduled in DeSoto, Lancaster, Cedar Hill and Duncanville
DALLAS (Sept. 28, 2016) – Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) laboratory confirmed...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2016

The Library Will Be Closed October 1st and 2nd

HVAC Repair

The DeSoto Public Library and Computer Lab will be closed on Saturday, October 1, and Sunday, October 2, 2016 for repairs to the Library cooling system.

Posted on: September 6, 2016

City of DeSoto to test for position of Police Officer

Police Exam

The City of DeSoto, Texas is currently accepting applications to test for the position of Police Officer. A $3,000 hiring incentive is being offered for TCOLE certified officers with $1,500 paid at hire and $1,500 after successful completion of a probati...Read on...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

How Do You See DeSoto? Is DeSoto A Safe Community?


As a City, we would like to know how you feel about safety and crime in your neighborhood, as well as in DeSoto in general. It may include places you shop, religious or public institutions, or a local business district. It is the general area around you...Read on...

Please take the survey...
Posted on: August 2, 2016

Visit local PokeStops!


PokeStops can be found at Grimes Park, Ernie Roberts Park, Moseley Park and Zeiger. Happy Hunting!

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...

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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. ...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 req...Read on...

Register for CodeRED online
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. Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2015

DeSoto is smoke-free effective January 1, 2016


This includes electronic cigarettes. If you are a business owner in DeSoto we suggest you download and review the Smoke Free Toolkit available on our website.

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Posted on: February 4, 2015

The Design Phase has begun on the Chattey Road Improvements

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Affected property owners will be contacted. The work will establish existing property boundary lines to determine whether right-of way is needed, and the overall location of the new roadway.

Click the link below for the website dedicated solely to news...Read on...

Chattey Road Improvements