Posted on: September 18, 2017

Amendment to Garbage, Trash and Refuse Ordinance Is Now In Full Effect

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An amendment to the City’s Garbage, Trash and Refuse Ordinance was passed by the DeSoto City Council in June, 2017 that specifies a timeframe for when trash and recyclables can be placed at the curb for pickup.  In order to minimize wil...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil

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Come Out To Honor And Recognize Family, Loved Ones, Friends, And Neighbors, Survivors/Victims Of Domestic And Family Violence With Your Prayers And Presence

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

DeSoto Arts Live! Arts and Music Festival

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The DeSoto Arts Commission is  gearing up for the 2nd annual DeSoto Arts Live! Music & Arts Festival on Saturday, September 30th.  This is the event that featured the concert with the Original Lakeside band in 2016.  The Com...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

2017 Notice of Tax Rate

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A tax rate of $0.739900 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of City of DeSoto. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and state law requires that two public hearings be held by the governing ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Life Safety Awareness Program

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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...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: September 13, 2017

City Lights Newsletter October 2017

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The City Lights Newsletter for October 2017 is now available

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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: 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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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: September 11, 2017

Sign Up For September Computer Classes

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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...

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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: 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: August 22, 2017

Fun Time Live Event Calendar

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Our number one goal is to provide each and every child who enters any of our locations a positive, fun, and safe environment for them to let loose and have fun! This basic goal has allowed us to provide a positive place for millions of children over the p...

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Police

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil

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Come Out To Honor And Recognize Family, Loved Ones, Friends, And Neighbors, Survivors/Victims Of Domestic And Family Violence With Your Prayers And Presence

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

Community Security Camera Program

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This is a voluntary crime prevention program. By providing the video to the Police Department you are helping us keep your Community safe. The information yourvideo captures may contain information that could help solve a crime, and apprehend a c...

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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.

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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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