Posted on: September 12, 2016

The Library Will Be Closed October 1st and 2nd

HVAC Repair

The DeSoto Public Library and Computer Lab will be closed on Saturday, October 1, and Sunday, October 2, 2016 for repairs to the Library cooling system.

Posted on: September 6, 2016

City of DeSoto to test for position of Police Officer

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The City of DeSoto, Texas is currently accepting applications to test for the position of Police Officer. A $3,000 hiring incentive is being offered for TCOLE certified officers with $1,500 paid at hire and $1,500 after successful completion of a probati...Read on...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

How Do You See DeSoto? Is DeSoto A Safe Community?

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As a City, we would like to know how you feel about safety and crime in your neighborhood, as well as in DeSoto in general. It may include places you shop, religious or public institutions, or a local business district. It is the general area around you...Read on...

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Posted on: August 2, 2016

Visit local PokeStops!

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PokeStops can be found at Grimes Park, Ernie Roberts Park, Moseley Park and Zeiger. Happy Hunting!

Posted on: June 13, 2016

New Online Water Bill Pay Service

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New features include:
The ability to set up monthly online AutoPay on a monthly, weekly or biweekly basisA new number to Pay-by-Phone — 1.855.748.6063
Quick account balance reviewThe ability to save your payment information in the system
Access to ...Read on...

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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. ...Read on...

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

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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 req...Read on...

Register for CodeRED online
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. Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2015

DeSoto is smoke-free effective January 1, 2016

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This includes electronic cigarettes. If you are a business owner in DeSoto we suggest you download and review the Smoke Free Toolkit available on our website.

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Posted on: February 4, 2015

The Design Phase has begun on the Chattey Road Improvements

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Affected property owners will be contacted. The work will establish existing property boundary lines to determine whether right-of way is needed, and the overall location of the new roadway.

Click the link below for the website dedicated solely to news...Read on...

Chattey Road Improvements

Library

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

The Library Will Be Closed October 1 and 2

HVAC Repair

The DeSoto Public Library and Computer Lab will be closed on Saturday, October 1, and Sunday, October 2 for repairs to the Library cooling system.

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Connected! A Special Needs Parent Support Group

Special Needs Parent Support Group

Come join us the first Thursday of each month at the DeSoto Public Library as we provide support and share resources for parents of individuals with intellectual and physical differences.

What to Expect:
Monthly meetings, speaker workshops, informat...Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2016

Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspots Are Now Available!

Wi-Fi Hotspot

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...

Link to library online catalog page
Posted on: June 7, 2016

Book Club

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Join us the third Monday each month!

Posted on: May 17, 2016

GED Study Classes at the Library

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Have you ever thought to yourself “I wish I had a local place to prepare for taking my GED?” Well, now you do!! Beginning Monday, May 16, the DeSoto Public Library is hosting GED study classes. Classes will meet weekly, Monday – Thursday, 6 pm – 8 pm.

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Posted on: January 4, 2016

Online Payment

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Posted on: January 4, 2016

DPS Surcharge

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Annual Hometown Holiday Parade

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Join us for the 44th Annual Hometown Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 3, 2016. The parade will begin at 5:00 p.m. Feel free to bring your chairs to experience the magnitude of the parade that evening. There will be illuminated and festive decorated fl...Read on...

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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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Closed for Maintenance

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The DeSoto Recreation Center and Civic Center will be closed on Saturday, October 1, and Sunday, October 2 for repairs to the cooling system. The center will re-open on Monday, October 3.

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Join us for Pickleball

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Pickleball is a combination of ping pong, tennis and badminton. The game is played by 2 or 4 people on a badminton-sized court using paddles and a wiffleball. Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free for members and $2 for non members.Read on...

Click here to learn more about this sport
Posted on: August 22, 2016

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...Read on...

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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. Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2016

Police purchase Segways

SROs on Segways

Desoto PD recently 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...Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2015

DeSoto Mounted Unit

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The unit consists of Reserve Officer Gene Watson and Reserve Officer Tommy Redding.
Gene Wilson is 82 years old and has been with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Posse/ Mounted Unit for over 34 years. Gene has also been a pharmacist for over 50 years. Tomm...Read on...