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Posted on: August 5, 2020

August 5th: Important COVID 19 Updates from Dallas County and the State of Texas

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Dallas County reported 508 new COVID-19 cases and how they continue to be down from previous weeks. Please do not let down your guard. Continue to wear a mask, limit trips out of the home to essential ones, maintain a safe social distance, and keep our ha...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Chris Glover Formally Chosen To Lead DeSoto Parks & Recreation

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After conducting a thorough national search to find a permanent Parks & Recreation Managing Director, the City of DeSoto concluded that Chris Glover, who has been serving as interim director, is to be their permanent choice. 

Glover, a 20-year...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: August 5, 2020

DCHHS will conduct ground spraying in DeSoto

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Dallas County Health and Human Services’ (DCHHS) laboratory confirmed mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus in DeSoto. The mosquito traps were collected from the 75115 zip code. In conjunction with the Dallas County municipal...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Public Meetings to Discuss Proposed Rental Registration Ordinance

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The DeSoto City Council is considering the adoption of a Rental Registration Ordinance that will be applicable to all single family and duplex rental properties located within DeSoto.  The proposed effective date of this ordinance is January 1, 2...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

August 4th: Very important COVID-19 Update from Dallas County and the State of Texas

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Here is the August 4th COVID-19 update from Dallas County. New daily cases were up a bit to 641. Deaths soared to 31 today including one DeSoto death, the loss of a 60-year-old woman in long term care. This reinforces the need to continue to follow the ke...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: May 29, 2020

City of DeSoto Offers Water Bill Credits

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UTILITY BILL RELIEF:

The DeSoto City Council approved a plan at their May 19th meeting to offer payment relief to City of DeSoto water and sewer utility customers impacted by the COVID‐19 shutdown. 

 The plan has three components: ...

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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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City-wide Announcements
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 11, 2020

The DeSoto Chamber Can Provide Face Masks For DeSoto Businesses

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Employees of DeSoto Businesses should be wearing facemasks to protect their customers and the busineses should also be willing to provide facemasks to customers who are not already wearing them. It is the right thing to do. Not only does this help to comb...

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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: May 28, 2020

CITY COUNCIL ACTS TO PROVIDE COVID-19 IMPACT RELIEF TO DESOTO'S WATER & SEWER CUSTOMERS

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The City of DeSoto is in the process of implementing a plan approved by the DeSoto City Council at their May 19th meeting to offer payment relief to our water and sewer utility customers impacted by the COVID‐19 shutdown. 

The plan approved by the...

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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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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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