Posted on: August 16, 2019
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...Read on...
Posted on: August 8, 2019
The DeSoto City Council has selected the Keller, Texas-based executive search firm SGR (Strategic Government Resources) to conduct a nationwide search to locate the City’s next City Manager.
The search will seek a permanent replacement ...Read on...
Posted on: July 13, 2019
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...Read on...
Posted on: July 8, 2019
A record crowd of 11,205 area residents spent their 4th of July holiday at DeSoto’s Grimes Park listening to great music, enjoying tasty foods from local vendors, and viewing a spectacular fireworks show at the joint Independence Day celebration...Read on...
Posted on: March 6, 2019
This upgrade requires you to "opt in" and resubmit your information if you would like to receive these Doppler radar special alerts in addition to other emergency notifications sent out by the City’s CodeRed system. If you haven’t alre...Read on...
Code Red Registration
Posted on: June 19, 2019
June 19, 1865, marked the end of slavery in the State of Texas and the beginning of a joyous annual celebration of freedom in our state known as “Juneteenth.” 154 years have passed since that historic day, but the DeSoto Public Library...Read on...
Posted on: June 18, 2019
The following legal notice appeared in the Sunday, June 16, 2019, issue of the Focus Daily News newspaper (Page 5A) to provide notification to DeSoto residents about an upcoming Public Hearing and Commentary Period regarding the housing and community deve...Read on...
Posted on: June 14, 2019
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), an association of North Texas governments that assists with regional planning efforts, provided the City of DeSoto with some wonderful news on Friday, June 14, 2019.
NCTCOG awarded their “C...Read on...
Posted on: June 13, 2019
On Thursday, June 13, 2019, Mayor Curtistene McCowan met with representatives of DeSoto’s homeowners associations (HOAs) and other area officials at her 360 Quarterly Meeting in the DeSoto Civic Center. These quarterly discussions allow for 360&...Read on...
Posted on: May 3, 2019
Longtime DeSoto Parks Chief Will Fill-In Following Tarron Richardson’s Departure
Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan and the DeSoto City Council have selected M. Reneé Johnson to serve as the City of DeSoto’s Interim City Manager. Jo...Read on...
Posted on: July 12, 2017
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...Read on...