Posted on: January 11, 2017

City offices and facilities closed

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City offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, January 16 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Trash will be picked up. Trash service will not be interrupted.

Posted on: January 5, 2017

DeSoto’s Public Utilities Division Offers Free Water University Class

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The DeSoto Public Utilities Department has partnered with Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center to offer a series of water efficiency and landscape maintenance classes focused on techniques to conserve water and reduce monthly water bi...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Street Sanding Policy for City of DeSoto

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Policy Statement

As we move into
winter, DeSoto will likely experience an ice or snow event.  Prior to an event when sleet and snow is expected to occur, the StreetDepartment will apply brine mix on the pavements at major intersections and on
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Posted on: December 27, 2016

Back to Art - Reception and Jazz Concert

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The DeSoto Arts Commission presents  Back To Art, a free event featuring  information on programs offered by our 2017 grant partners; DeSoto Art League, Concerned DeSoto Citizens,  Texas Winds Musical Outreach, the DeSoto 4Seaso...

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

23rd Annual Daddy Daughter Dance - Feb. 4th

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It takes place on  Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 7 to 9 pm  at the DeSoto Civic Center, 211 E. Pleasant Run Road. <_o3a_p>

Regular Admission is $30 per couple and $15 for each additional daughter.  Reserved seating in a special...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

January 2017

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The DeSoto City Lights Newsletter for January 2017 is now available.

Newsletter
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: 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 basis A new number to Pay-by-Phone — 1.855.748.6063 Quick account balance review The ability to save your payment information in the system Access to past ...

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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...

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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 require...

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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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Chattey Road is an existing two-lane asphalt roadway located within a residential community. The improved roadway will be a 27’ undivided concrete roadway with curb and gutter, closed drainage, sidewalks, retaining walls, sewer line crossings, water line ...

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Chattey Road Improvements