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Posted on: April 17, 2021

SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 2021, COVID UPDATE VIA DESOTO FROM DALLAS COUNTY, STATE OF TEXAS, & NEWS OUTLETS

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As of Noon on Saturday, April 17, 2021, Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 292 new “real-time” COVID-19 positive cases. This included 191 confirmed cases from PCR tests and 101 probable cases from lab-confirmed antigen tests. 

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Small Business Stakeholder Meeting

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Scan the QR code below to join State Rep. Carl O. Sherman, Mayor Rachel Proctor, Councilmember Candice Quarles and Texas Workforce Commissioner Julian Alvarez for a discussion on small business programs that Texas Workforce Commission provides for Texas b...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

DESOTO CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS “FAIR CHANCE” EMPLOYMENT POLICY

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The DeSoto City Council has taken a bold step towards ensuring employment fairness by passing a measure by a 6-1 vote at its April 6th meeting to prohibit DeSoto-based businesses with 15 or more employees from asking applicants if they had a criminal hist...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021, COVID UPDATE VIA DESOTO FROM DALLAS COUNTY, STATE OF TEXAS, & NEWS OUTLETS

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As of Noon on Thursday, April 15, 2021, Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 202 new “real-time” COVID-19 positive cases. This included 140 confirmed cases from PCR tests and 62 probable cases from lab-confirmed antigen tes...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Strategic Plan FY 21-25

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DeSoto has developed a five-year strategic plan. Read all about it here:

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Posted on: March 21, 2021

Voter Registration Deadline/fecha límite de registro de votantes

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Hey DeSoto: Voter Registration Deadline for Saturday, May 1, 2021, Joint Election Hola, DeSoto. Fecha límite de registro de votantes para el sábado 1 de mayo de 2021 para la Elección Conjunta See news releases in English a...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2021, COVID UPDATE VIA DESOTO FROM DALLAS COUNTY, STATE OF TEXAS, & NEWS OUTLETS

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As of Noon on Friday, April 16, 2021, Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 152 new “real-time” COVID-19 positive cases. This included 91 confirmed cases from PCR tests and 61 probable cases from lab-confirmed antigen tests....

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

GATEWAY TO FAMED THORNTREE GOLF CLUB TO GET FACELIFT THANKS TO DESOTO DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION GRANT

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Since it first opened its fairways in 1983, thousands of professional golfers and star athletes have graced the greens at DeSoto’s famed Thorntree Golf Club, which is said to be one of the most beautiful and toughest golf courses in th...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

MAYOR PROCTOR CONTINUES A LONGSTANDING DESOTO TRADITION

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On Thursday, March 4th, Mayor, Rachel L. Proctor picked up the mantle from her DeSoto predecessors and conducted her first Mayor’s Quarterly 360° meeting via Zoom. 

 

“I am proud to carry on this fine DeSoto tra...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

DeSoto Mourns The Sudden Passing of Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

 

Contact: 

Matt Smith, DeSoto Communications Manager, MSmith@desototexas.gov

 

DeSoto Mourns The Sudden Passing

of Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan

 

It is with profound sadness and deep regret ...

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Library

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

DeSoto Public Library and Computer Lab Closed for Memorial Day

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On Monday, May 31, the DeSoto Public Library and Computer Lab will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Normal hours resume on Tuesday, June 1. 

Library online resources--audiobooks, ebooks, music, movies, and research databases--a...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

New Local COVID-19 Vaccination Options - Hit Us With Your Best Shot, DeSoto!

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Looking to get a COVID-19 vaccine? There are new local options! 

Ellis Field:

No appointment needed! Stop by Ellis Davis Field House, 9191 S. Polk St., Dallas, TX 75232, starting today at 11 a.m. to get your #COVID19 vaccine. Adults 16 and older ar...

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Library
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Order of Mayor Rachel L. Proctor - March 10, 2021

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[For the proclamation as a PDF file: Link]

ORDER OF MAYOR RACHEL L. PROCTOR

DATE ORDER ISSUED: March 10, 2021

WHEREAS, beginning in December, 2019, a novel coronavirus, now designated SARS-CoV2 which causes the disease COVID-19, spread through the world and ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Highlights

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Who can get a COVID-19 vaccine? 

NEW! Beginning Wednesday, April 7, individuals over the age of 16 can receive a COVID-19 vaccination without an appointment between 11 AM - 4 PM, Monday - Saturday at Parkland Health & Hospital System'...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Library Expanding Visit Times

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You asked, and we answered! We’re expanding the DeSoto Public Library and Computer Lab service hours to include Monday evenings beginning Monday, March 22nd. The modified opening hours:

Only 30 customers may be in the library building at one time. Library ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Program Guide: Recreation Life Spring 2021

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Discover DeSoto Park & Recreation Department and all we have to offer. Register for a new program, a sports league, or join the fitness center. Enjoy the upcoming season by attending one of our festive events.

Recreation Life Spring 2021

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Mother and Son Dance | Tickets On Sale

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  • When: Saturday, May 1, 2021
  • Event times: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (we recommend arriving 30-minutes early for photos)
  • Where: DeSoto Civic Center, 211 E. Pleasant Run Road 
  • Tickets on sale now online at www.desototexas.gov/re...
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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Child Abuse Awareness Walk

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The 1st  Annual Child Abuse Awareness Walk is a fundraiser event that brings out the DFW community to walk and/or run in support of raising awareness about child abuse. This event is hosted by Fostering Dreams Foundation whose mission is to suppo...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Recreation Center RSVP

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The DeSoto Recreation Center has new hours of operation with restrictions starting Monday, March 15, 2021. Patrons will have access to the Fitness Center, Basketball Courts, and the Walking/Jogging Track.

All areas will have increased capacity. Patrons wil...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Park and Trail Construction Update

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To get the latest update and insight on Park and Recreation projects, click here. Each year the Parks Division dedicates time and resources to enhancing the DeSoto parks system. Through the City’s annual budget process, funds are allocated to develop and ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

New Recreation Center Hours

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Hours of Operation New hours starting on Monday, March 15, 2021Monday - FridayFitness Center and Track 8AM to 8PMGym 8AM to 5:45PM

For the safety of everyone, residents who are running a fever, are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or who have ha...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Virtual Calming Room

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The Virtual Calming Room is a place for members of our community to find tools and strategies, and resources to help build our resilience during this pandemic. We are operating in uncharted territory right now during this pandemic. We recognize the toll i...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Recreation Center Virtual Tour

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Welcome to the DeSoto Parks and Recreation Department’s virtual tour. Browse and experience the amenities available in the Recreation Center, Corner Theater, Civic Center and Amphitheater. The department’s mission is to enrich the quality of life in DeSot...

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Police

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Departmental Policies

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Where are we?

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The Police Department and Regional Jail is located at 714 E. Beltline Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115.

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Have a complaint or compliment?

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COMPLAINT:Click on the link below for instructions on making a complaint.

HOW TO COMPLIMENT AN OFFICER:The DeSoto Police Department welcomes and encourages any compliment that you wish to offer an officer or member of this agency for outstanding service. &...

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