Posted on: June 23, 2017

Legislative Update Town Hall Meeting

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State Senator Royce West will host a public town hall meeting. Invited guests include the Honorable Curtistene McCowan, The DeSoto City Council, The DeSoto ISD Board of Trustees and the Honorable John Wiley Price, Dallas County Commissioner.

Posted on: June 15, 2017

City Lights Newsletter July 2017

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The City Lights Newsletter is now available

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

July Fireworks Festival

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This year the cities of DeSoto and Lancaster are again joining forces to celebrate our nation’s independence.  DeSoto and Lancaster’s July Fireworks Festival will take place on Saturday, July 1st in DeSoto at Meadowcreek Park,...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Junior Civic Academy

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The DeSoto JCA is a new 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 municipal govern...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

A Message from DeSoto's Environmental Health Specialist

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Jimmy Stephens, DeSoto's Environmental Health Specialist would like to remind citizens as we go into the summer months, to protect themselves against contracting West Nile virus by following the steps in this graphic.

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

The Design Phase is underway on the Chattey Road Improvements

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Chattey Road is an existing two-lane asphalt roadway located within a residential community. The improved roadway will be a 27’ undivided concrete roadway with curb and gutter, closed drainage, sidewalks, retaining walls, sewer line crossings, water line ...

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Chattey Road Improvements
Posted on: February 20, 2017

Water University Classes

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The DeSoto Public Utilities Department has partnered with Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center to offer a series of water efficiency and landscape maintenance classes focused on techniques to conserve water and reduce monthly water bills. ...

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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: 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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Posted on: March 8, 2016

Sign up for emergency notifications from City of DeSoto with CodeRED

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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 require...

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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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