Posted on: May 4, 2016

Western Portion of Roy Orr Trail closed for construction of a wastewater improvement project.

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DeSoto’s Parks & Recreation Department would like to announce that the west section of the Roy Orr Trail from Thunderbrook to Mirkes Parkway will be closed to the public for a wastewater improvement project that will take place along Ten Mile Creek. The ...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Beneath the Star Poetry Slam and Outdoor Concert with Taylor Pace & Outa Phoenix


At 7pm you'll hear the best in poetry and spoken word performed live followed at 8pm by American R&B/Soul artist Taylor Pace & Outa Phoenix.

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Posted on: April 20, 2016

The DeSoto City Lights Newsletter for May 2016 is now available.

May 2016 Newsletter

Follow the link below to view the DeSoto City Lights Newsletter for May 2016.

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...Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2016

Sign up for emergency notifications from City of DeSoto with CodeRED


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 requires you ...Read on...

Register for CodeRED online
Posted on: March 8, 2016

Important Information About the Upcoming Municipal General & Special Election


The City of DeSoto will hold a Municipal General and Special Election on May 7, 2016. Here are the candidates:

Mayor Place 1 - Curtistene S. McCowan – (unopposed)

Place 3 - Kristine Clark
Deshaundra “Lockhart” Jones

Place 5 - Marik...Read on...

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Posted on: February 17, 2016

DeSoto's Public Utilities Division Offers Free Water Conservation Classes

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These classes are free of charge to DeSoto residents, but will require registration.  Classes are limited to 75 attendees. You will want to sign up early to guarantee your seat.

The first class, Lawn Care Maintenance, is scheduled for April 14, 2016 f...Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2015

Southwest Regional Communications Center can now accept text to 911


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.