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Posted on: December 5, 2019

DESOTO’S 2019 HOMETOWN HOLIDAY PARADE KICKS OFF ON DEC 7TH

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 The Annual Hometown Holiday Parade, a beloved tradition for DeSoto families since the early 1970s, is returning for its 47th year of holiday pageantry on Saturday, December 7th. The parade will kick-off at 10:00 AM at the intersection of Winterg...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Here Are DeSoto's Safest/Cleanest Food Handling Establishments in 2019!

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On Tuesday, November 19th, during the DeSoto City Council Meeting, Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan and Environmental Health Department Health Inspector Mamata Bhandari recognized the finest food-handling establishments in DeSoto with “Awards of Exce...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

DESOTO GETS “IT” ONCE AGAIN: WINS 4TH CONSECUTIVE DIGITAL CITIES AWARD

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The City of DeSoto has won its fourth consecutive Digital Cities Award from the Center for Digital Government (CDG) by placing in the top ten of all participating US Cities with a population of fewer than 75,000. The California based Center for Digital Go...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

DESOTO PARKS & RECREATION RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS REGIONAL AWARD FOR 4TH OF JULY PROMOTION

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The City of DeSoto received some great news in Frisco on Friday morning (11/08/19). The prestigious Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS,) who held their North American Conference at the Omni Hotel in Frisco, presented their coveted “Promoti...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

DESOTO OFFICIALS & HOTEL OPERATORS MEET TO BOOST TOURISM EFFORTS

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City of DeSoto Officials held a Thursday morning meeting (10/31/19) with the city’s hotel operators and Chamber of Commerce representatives to strengthen dialogue and coordinate efforts to attract more and more visitors to DeSoto. 

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Details of Town Hall Meeting Related to Jeremiah Quarles Case/F18-00136-Q

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A DeSoto Town Hall Community Meeting was held on Monday, September 16, 2019,  7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, in the DeSoto City Council Chambers, 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas, 75115. It featured a presentation by the DeSoto Police Depart...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: August 26, 2019

DeSoto EDC Board Approves Forensic Audit

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The Board of Directors of the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation (DEDC) has voted unanimously to move forward with a forensic financial audit of DEDC finances related to the Jeremiah Quarles Case covering a period between 2012 and 2018.

The decision w...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Parking Ordinance

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In response to issues with trash collection and mail delivery caused by non-residents parking in the neighborhoods near DeSoto High School, the DeSoto City Council adopted Ordinance Number 12.610, titled, “Stopping, Standing and Parking&rdqu...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

SEARCH FOR NEW CITY MANAGER IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

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The search to find DeSoto’s next City Manager is officially underway. Keller, Texas-based executive search firm SGR (Strategic Government Resources), who was selected by the DeSoto City Council in August 2019 to conduct the nationwide search on ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2019

A STATEMENT FROM THE CITY OF DESOTO

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In late April a long investigatory and legal process involving Jeremiah Quarles, the former CEO of the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation (DEDC) came to a close. Mr. Quarles entered a guilty plea to misdemeanor theft, received two years’ pr...

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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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