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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Virtual Meeting of DeSoto’s Citizen Police Advisory Committee (CPAC) Monday, Nov 30th

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 Please click the link below to view via a Zoom Webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84073427617?pwd=VmdyR1JaZldzUkZMeHFMMzZDVzdxUT09  Passcode: 536372

Or listen via Telephone: Dial (US): +1 346 248 7799, Webinar ID: 840 7342 7617 &...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: November 25, 2020

NOVEMBER 25TH: COVID UPDATE FROM DALLAS COUNTY, THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND MULTIPLE NEWS SOURCES

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On Wednesday, November 25, 2020, Dallas County reported 1,368 New “Real-Time” Coronavirus cases and 6 new deaths. Adding to the sad news, one of today’s deaths was of a DeSoto man in his 80’s. He had underlying high...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Community Survey 2020

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DeSoto recently conducted a Community Survey. View the report here

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

NOVEMBER 24TH: COVID UPDATE FROM DALLAS COUNTY, THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND MULTIPLE NEWS SOURCES

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On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, Dallas County reported 1,716 New “Real-Time” Coronavirus cases and 7 new deaths. This total consists of 1,516 confirmed cases and 200 probable cases derived from Laboratory confirmed Antigen test...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: November 23, 2020

DESOTO ASKS RESIDENTS TO MAKE SAFE & INFORMED THANKSGIVING CHOICES

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DESOTO ASKS RESIDENTS TO MAKE SAFE & INFORMED THANKSGIVING CHOICES

Knowing The Medical Facts Lets You Plan For A Safe Thanksgiving Holiday 

 

The City of DeSoto encourages all residents to have a safe Thanksgiving Holiday by taking step...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: November 23, 2020

NOVEMBER 23rd: COVID UPDATE FROM DALLAS COUNTY, THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND MULTIPLE NEWS SOURCES

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On Monday, November 23rd,  Dallas County reported 541 New “Real-Time” Coronavirus cases and 7 new death. This total consists of 521 confirmed cases and 20 probable cases derived from Laboratory confirmed Antigen tests. Such te...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: November 19, 2020

CITY COUNCIL SETS FEBRUARY 2, 2021 SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL OUT MAYOR’S TERM

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With the sudden passing of the honorable Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan, the DeSoto City Council has called for a special election on February 2, 2021, to fill her unexpired term. The State of Texas Constitution mandates that the special election be set with...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: November 22, 2020

NOVEMBER 22ND: COVID UPDATE FROM DALLAS COUNTY, THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND MULTIPLE NEWS SOURCES

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On Sunday, November 22nd Dallas County reported 1,862 New “Real-Time” Coronavirus cases and one new death. This total consists of 1,811 confirmed cases and 51 probable cases derived from Laboratory confirmed Antigen tests. Such tests a...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2020

CITY OF DESOTO SUPPORTING RESIDENTS & BUSINESSES TO THE TUNE OF $2.8 MILLION TO COMBAT COVID-19

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As the COVID-19 Pandemic stretches on, the DeSoto City Council has implemented several financial relief programs aimed at assisting DeSoto residents and businesses through the ongoing crisis.  All together, these relief and assistance programs ar...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: October 24, 2020

DALLAS COUNTY+DESOTO OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE PILOT PROGRAM WILL BREAK A VICIOUS CYCLE

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Dallas County Justice of the Peace Sasha Moreno (Pct 4-2) traveled to DeSoto’s Municipal Court to join Presiding Judge Scott Kurth for the launch of the Dallas County/DeSoto Occupational Driver’s License Pilot Program. You can view the...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: November 13, 2020

DESOTO PLANS NOVEMBER 21ST VIRTUAL CELEBRATION TO HONOR THE LIFE OF MAYOR CURTISTENE S. MCCOWAN

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One of the announcements made at the DeSoto City Council’s Friday night Special Meeting was that the City of DeSoto and numerous leaders from within the community and DFW region will join forces in-person and on tape for a November 21st virtual ...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: October 28, 2020

DeSoto Mourns The Sudden Passing of Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

 

Contact: 

Matt Smith, DeSoto Communications Manager, MSmith@desototexas.gov

 

DeSoto Mourns The Sudden Passing

of Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan

 

It is with profound sadness and deep regret ...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Information On Mayor McCowan's Friday Funeral Procession

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The City of DeSoto has been working with the family of Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan and area public safety officials to establish a safe and highly visible route where the public can gather to say goodbye to our beloved mayor as her funeral procession pass...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: October 31, 2020

Honoring Mayor McCowan: Funeral & Event Information

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HONORS FOR LATE MAYOR CURTISTENE S. MCCOWAN CONTINUE: Celebrations of Her Life Abound/Funeral Arrangements Come Together

The City of DeSoto continues to mourn the loss of Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan after losing her suddenly to complicat...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Meet the next President & CEO of the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce

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With a very detailed hiring process in place, the Chamber Search Committee interviewed numerous qualified candidates and were pleased to announce Vanessa Sterling from right here in the Best Southwest Region as our next DeSoto Chamber of Commerce Presiden...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: August 24, 2020

New: $2.25 Million in COVID-19 Assistance Programs for Residents & Businesses

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As part of an ongoing effort to provide support to residents and businesses hardest hit during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, the City of DeSoto rolled out two new programs on Monday, August 24, 2020, designed to provide both sectors with a combined...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: June 11, 2020

"DeSoto Together" COVID-19 Resource Document For DeSoto Residents

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The DeSoto Economic Recovery Advisory Task Force has been working hard to help move DeSoto forward during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Pastor Marcus D. King is Chair of the Task Force’s Target Populations Sub Committee, and he and his team have produc...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Trash Collection: Working together to keep things safe

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Trash Collection: Working together to keep things safe

To help protect the health and safety of our sanitation waste haulers, all household trash must be placed in bags and properly secured. Please do not dispose of loose trash in your garbage can or place...

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