Posted on: September 18, 2017

Amendment to Garbage, Trash and Refuse Ordinance Is Now In Full Effect

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An amendment to the City’s Garbage, Trash and Refuse Ordinance was passed by the DeSoto City Council in June, 2017 that specifies a timeframe for when trash and recyclables can be placed at the curb for pickup.  In order to minimize wil...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil

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Come Out To Honor And Recognize Family, Loved Ones, Friends, And Neighbors, Survivors/Victims Of Domestic And Family Violence With Your Prayers And Presence

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

DeSoto Arts Live! Arts and Music Festival

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The DeSoto Arts Commission is  gearing up for the 2nd annual DeSoto Arts Live! Music & Arts Festival on Saturday, September 30th.  This is the event that featured the concert with the Original Lakeside band in 2016.  The Com...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

2017 Notice of Tax Rate

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A tax rate of $0.739900 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of City of DeSoto. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and state law requires that two public hearings be held by the governing ...

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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: September 13, 2017

City Lights Newsletter October 2017

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The City Lights Newsletter for October 2017 is now available

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Connecting the Community With Valuable Resources

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"I think it's so important that our residents have easy access to information regarding social services and resources available to them in our area,” said DeSoto Mayor ProTem Rachel Proctor.  “Many valuable resources out there often go unuse...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

DeSoto wins national Digital Cities award

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“Over the past six years, our ultimate goal has been to create an unprecedented level of financial transparency and technology that will significantly improve processes in an effort to enhance our public services,” said DeSoto City Manager Tarron Richards...

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Posted on: December 28, 2015

Southwest Regional Communications Center can now accept text to 911

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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.

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

DeSoto Parks & Recreation Receives Accreditation from CAPRA

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DeSoto Parks & Recreation Department Receives National Accreditation at 2016 National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Annual Conference DESOTO, TX October 12, 2016 - The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) recently announced that th...

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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...

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