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Posted on: April 30, 2015

City of DeSoto Received the GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its FY2015 budget

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The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada recently announced that the City of DeSoto has received the GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for it's FY2015 Budget.

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Posted on: April 28, 2015

May 2015 General Election - Cancelled

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A General City Election was called by Ordinance 2011-15 for May 9, 2015 for the purpose of electing Councilmembers to Places 6 and 7 on the City Council. The City Council has received certification from the City Secretary... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Cpl. Nick Bristow and DeSoto Police recognize first Unsung Hero


Kimberly Wilson, pictured on the left, answered Cpl. Nick’s (center) plea to the public to nominate an Unsung Hero. She nominated her neighbor, Mrs. June Averitte (right). In her words, “Mrs. Averitte is a phenomenal and... Read on...

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Posted on: March 26, 2015

18th Annual Senior Symposium & Health Fair Sponsored by DeSoto PD - May 12th

The 18th Annual Senior Symposium and Health Fair.

Working together with seniors to enrich their lives and improve their community.

Tuesday May 12, 2015 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p... Read on...

Download the application.
Posted on: February 4, 2015

The Design Phase has begun on the Chattey Road Improvements

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.

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Chattey Road Improvements
Posted on: July 17, 2014

DeSoto's Finance Dept. Receives Comptroller's Platinum Award for Financial Transparency

DeSoto City Manager, Tarron Richardson, Ph.D., recently received a letter from Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, announcing that the City of DeSoto has earned the 2014 Platinum Leadership Circle Award for... Read on...

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Posted on: July 17, 2014

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Posted on: July 17, 2014

Help Fight Crime by using TIP411


Do you know of a crime or suspicious activity that should be reported to the DeSoto Police? You can now do it quickly and easily using the new TIP411 program available through the city website, smart phone app or Facebook. ... Read on...

Posted on: July 17, 2014

Why is that fire hydrant gushing water?

This is an intentional flushing of the city’s water system which is done on a routine basis to remove sediment from lines and keeps the entire water distribution system refreshed. Although it may appear to waste water,... Read on...