Posted on: March 8, 2017

The Design Phase is underway on the Chattey Road Improvements

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Chattey Road is an existing two-lane asphalt roadway located within a residential community. The improved roadway will be a 27’ undivided concrete roadway with curb and gutter, closed drainage, sidewalks, retaining walls, sewer line crossings, water line ...

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Chattey Road Improvements
Posted on: February 20, 2017

Water University Classes

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The DeSoto Public Utilities Department has partnered with Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center to offer a series of water efficiency and landscape maintenance classes focused on techniques to conserve water and reduce monthly water bills. ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Connecting the Community With Valuable Resources

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"I think it's so important that our residents have easy access to information regarding social services and resources available to them in our area,” said DeSoto Mayor ProTem Rachel Proctor.  “Many valuable resources out there often go unuse...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

DeSoto wins national Digital Cities award

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“Over the past six years, our ultimate goal has been to create an unprecedented level of financial transparency and technology that will significantly improve processes in an effort to enhance our public services,” said DeSoto City Manager Tarron Richards...

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

DeSoto Parks & Recreation Receives Accreditation from CAPRA

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DeSoto Parks & Recreation Department Receives National Accreditation at 2016 National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Annual Conference DESOTO, TX October 12, 2016 - The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) recently announced that th...

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Posted on: March 17, 2016

DeSoto Receives Coveted ISO 1X Fire Rating

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Recently, the Texas State Fire Marshal’s office announced that the Insurance Services Office (ISO) is recommending that DeSoto’s Public Protection Classification be changed to Class 1 for all properties located within 1,000 feet of a fire hydrant or water...

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Posted on: March 8, 2016

Sign up for emergency notifications from City of DeSoto with CodeRED

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The City of Desoto has "upgraded" our code red system to allow you to receive notifications 24 hours a day based strictly on Doppler radar. You can now receive the warnings for tornados, flash floods or severe thunderstorms. This upgrade require...

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Posted on: December 28, 2015

Southwest Regional Communications Center can now accept text to 911

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Southwest Regional Communications Center, the 911 call center for the cities of DeSoto, Cedar Hill and Duncanville is now equipped to accept text messages. Take a minute and watch these short videos on the benefits of text to 911.

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Library

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

DeSoto Public Library and Computer Lab Closed on Memorial Day

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The DeSoto Public Library and Computer Lab will be closed on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day. The Library and Computer Lab will resume their regular schedules on Tuesday, May 30th.

Posted on: November 3, 2016

Hoopla is now available at the DeSoto Public Library!

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Library card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit hoopladigital.com to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers
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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Roku Streaming Sticks with Netflix now available for checkout!

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These streaming sticks are easy-to-use, wireless devices that plug in to an HDMI port on the back of your TV. They will be available at the Library’s Check-Out desk and may be checked out for 14 days with no renewals. ***Must be 18 or older to c...

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspots Are Now Available!

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They are easy-to-use, mobile hotspots that keeps your smart phone, tablet, laptop, or other Wi-Fi–enabled devices connected to the Internet. You can connect up to 10 devices to 4G LTE networks. They will be available at the Library’s Check-Out desk and ma...More info...

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

Online Payment

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

DeSoto Municipal Court "E-Court"

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Citizens Can Resolve Traffic Citations Via (E-Court) Video Conferencing

Persons who have received traffic citations from the DeSoto Police Department are now able to resolve those citations through a video conference court appearance, City of DeSoto’s Muni...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

DeSoto Sizzling Concert Guide

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The DeSoto Parks and Recreation Department and DeSoto Arts Commission present the Sizzling Concert Guide for this Summer and Fall. Several of our events will feature National recording music artists, delectable array of foods and family entertainment.

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Summer Fun at Moseley Pool

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Come out and cool off with us at Moseley Pool this summer.  We offer swim lessons for all ages, birthday pool parties and lap swimming.

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Crawfish Festival

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Come and enjoy tons of delicious spicy crawfish, great food, live music, vendors and games. Revel in the best Zydeco bands and enjoy the infectious rhythms of the Bayou. This will be a friendly, relaxed and fun community event.

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Youth Football Registration is Open

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Registration at the DeSoto Recreation Center is open. Ages 4-12 can register. The age is determined by how old the player will be on August 1, 2017 for B, C and Flag divisions and June 1, 2017 for the A division.

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Posted on: May 6, 2017

Teen Camp: Summer Time On Beltline

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Get ready for an action packed program to keep teens engaged in summer fun with all traditional summer camp activities. Lunch will be provided! 

Purchase your annual $10 recreation membership pass and you will be eligible to attend this program. For m...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Dallas Mavericks Camp

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The Dallas Mavericks Hoop Camp will be held at the DeSoto Recreation Center on June 26 - June 30. Get your child registered today for $225 per camper (Coupon code: DES17). Ages 8 through 18 will be accepted. Each Camper will receive a voucher for two tick...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Free Junior Players Summer Theater Camp

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Led by a professional theater instructor, students will learn theater basics, games and techniques that are used towards creating scenes and plays. Free t-shirt and certificate of completion for students that attend. Register at the DeSoto Recreation Cent...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

First Start Sports

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During each session, preschoolers will learn the basic skills for a specific sport. This is a great way for participants to develop their motor skills and gain an understating of basic sport fundamentals. Parent involvement is strongly encouraged.

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Volunteer DeSoto

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Volunteers support the DeSoto Parks and Recreation Department in a variety of ways – at special events, through clerical office work, with education programs, and with environmental projects. Volunteers add new dimension, personality, and depth ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

PARD Receives National Accreditation from the NRPA

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The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) recently announced that the DeSoto Parks & Recreation Department has received accreditation by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). With the announcement, DeSoto ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Program Guide: Recreation Life

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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.

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Police

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Posted on: January 14, 2016

Police purchase Segways

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Desoto PD purchased two Segway vehicles for our School Resource Officers. These will be used at the high school, the freshman campus as well as school and city events. They are a welcome addition to our SRO unit.

Posted on: November 23, 2015

Meet K9 Officer Arsen

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Arsen is a very active Belgian Malinois that was born November 2012. In January 2014, the DeSoto Police Department purchased Arsen from Police Service Dogs, Inc. located in Oxford, FL. In February 2014, Arsen and his handler attended a six week handler/K9...

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