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Posted on: September 17, 2020

September 17th: Important COVID-19 Updates from Dallas County & the State of Texas

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On Thursday, Dallas County reported a combined total of 458 confirmed cases of COVID -19. A great many of these cases came from the State’s ELR reporting system, but most were current enough to be included in today’s totals. Only 52 ca...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

September 16th: Important COVID-19 Summary from Dallas County and the State of Texas

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Dallas County Reported a combined total of 311 confirmed COVID-19 cases today which included cases reported through the State’s ELR computer reporting system. Once the backlogged/outdated cases were identified and removed, the total of current (...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Document Shredding Event CANCELLED

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We are sorry to report that the Document Shredding Event rescheduled to September 19th was cancelled today due to concerns about the health and safety of our workers and volunteers who were scheduled to operate the event. While we have made substantial pr...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Meet the next President & CEO of the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce

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With a very detailed hiring process in place, the Chamber Search Committee interviewed numerous qualified candidates and were pleased to announce Vanessa Sterling from right here in the Best Southwest Region as our next DeSoto Chamber of Commerce Presiden...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

September 15th: Important COVID-19 Updates from Dallas County & the State of Texas

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On September 15, 2020, Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 190 total confirmed cases of COVID-19. But since 68 cases were backlogged from older months and came to the County via the State’s ELR System, the actual confirmed number fo...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

September 14th: COVID-19 Update from Dallas County and the State of Texas

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After separating-out 100 older, backlogged COVID-19 cases from the State’s electronic laboratory reporting (system), Dallas County reported that there were 340 current confirmed COVID-19 cases in the County on September 14th.  The total...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

New: $2.25 Million in COVID-19 Assistance Programs for Residents & Businesses

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As part of an ongoing effort to provide support to residents and businesses hardest hit during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, the City of DeSoto rolled out two new programs on Monday, August 24, 2020, designed to provide both sectors with a combined...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: August 23, 2020

November 3rd Election Information for DeSoto Residents

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On November 3, 2020, the City of DeSoto will hold a General Election to elect a City Councilmember for Place 2 and a City Councilmember for Place 4. The candidates are as follows:

Candidates for Councilmember Place 2

jean Green-Frazier

Kay Brown-Patrick

Candi...

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Posted on: August 16, 2020

Statement of DeSoto Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan on Results of DeSoto ISD's TEA Review

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Statement of DeSoto Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan 

Results of DeSoto ISD’s T...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Alley Reconstruction Projects 2015-2019

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Here’s a map of the locations where alleys have been repaved using CDBG grant funds.  Please folow this link for more information on DeSoto’s program for Community Development Block Grants.

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

A Message From Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan on Dallas County's Business Mask Requirement

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Dear DeSoto Businesses:

On June 19, 2020, Dallas County passed an Executive Order in response to a dangerous surge in new COVID-19 cases and a very disturbing rise in hospitalizations. June 24, 2020, was the day that this order took full effect. I am writi...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: June 23, 2020

FACE MASKS REQUIRED AT DESOTO BUSINESSES/MÁSCARAS DE CARA REQUERIDAS EN NEGOCIOS DESOTO

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FACE MASKS ARE NOW REQUIRED AT DALLAS COUNTY (DESOTO) BUSINESSES:

 Effective as of 11:59 p.m. on June 19, 2020, and continuing until 11:59 p.m. on August 4, 2020.

Effective June 19, 2020, all commercial entities in Dallas County providing goods or ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

"DeSoto Together" COVID-19 Resource Document For DeSoto Residents

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The DeSoto Economic Recovery Advisory Task Force has been working hard to help move DeSoto forward during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Pastor Marcus D. King is Chair of the Task Force’s Target Populations Sub Committee, and he and his team have produc...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

STATEMENT FROM MAYOR MCCOWAN ON THE TRAGIC KILLING OF GEORGE FLOYD AND ITS IMPACT ON OUR NATION

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STATEMENT FROM MAYOR CURTISTENE S. MCCOWAN ON THE TRAGIC KILLING OF GEORGE FLOYD AND ITS IMPACT ON OUR NATION:

There have been many times in history that our nation has faced tragedy and imminent threats, yet each time we came together as one to get throug...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Stop The Spread: Mask It

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Beginning Saturday, April 18th, all visitors and employees of essential businesses in Dallas County will be required to wear a cloth face covering when at an essential business or while using public transportation. Stop the Spread...Mask It!

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Trash Collection: Working together to keep things safe

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Trash Collection: Working together to keep things safe

To help protect the health and safety of our sanitation waste haulers, all household trash must be placed in bags and properly secured. Please do not dispose of loose trash in your garbage can or place...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Message from Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan about DeSoto's efforts to combat Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Good Morning DeSoto! 

Just checking in to reassure you that TEAM DESOTO is continuing to communicate and coordinate with federal, state, county and other local government officials on the COVID 19 Coronavirus crisis. We, like other cities around t...

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