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Posted on: May 26, 2020

May 26th: News Release on Democratic Primary Runoff Election

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The Dallas County Elections Department has put out a press release about the upcoming Democratic Primary Runoff Election on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. To Vote in this Election you must be registered by Monday - June 15, 2020

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

A message about the Census from those who served

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The US Census sent us their message for Memorial Day a little late. But it’s an important message that focuses more on our Veterans. They also sent us links to two related videos, one in English and one in Spanish, that help to names, faces, and...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

COVID-19 SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT GRANTS CDBG-CV FUNDING

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The City of DeSoto has received access to funds through the CARES Act that are required to be used to prevent, prepare for, or to respond to job loss and impacts related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions. The CARES Act will provide the City with $182...

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

DeSoto Honors our Beloved War Dead on Memorial Day

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DeSoto Veterans Committee/Dignitaries Honor America’s War Dead on Memorial Day: https://www.ci.desoto.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/16932/05252020-Memorial-Day-Online-Final

Online Photo Album of  DeSoto’s Memorial Day Ceremony: htt...

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Posted on: May 24, 2020

DeSoto's City Hall Closed Memorial Day, May 25th

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DeSoto’s City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2020, in observance of Memorial Day

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

DeSoto Chamber of Commerce Chamber Update

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The DeSoto Chamber of Commerce has issued its Chamber Update. We would like to share this with you via this link: /DocumentCenter/View/16914

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

May 21st: Dallas County and State of Texas Covid-19 Documents

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Dallas County’s COVID-19 News release for May 21st reports 183 Additional Positive 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases. You can read it here: https://www.ci.desoto.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/16909/5212020-Press-Release---Dal...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

DESOTO CITY HALL & SOME FACILITIES REOPEN ON LIMITED BASIS AS OF MONDAY, MAY 18TH

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View this release in PDF here: /DocumentCenter/View/16838

On Monday, May 18th, in conjunction with Governor Greg Abbott’s plan to reopen Texas, DeSoto’s City Hall and some other important facilities reopened to the public on a graduated...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

May 20th: Dallas County Reports 186 Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/May 20, 2020, DALLAS -- As of 11:00 am May 20, 2020, Dallas County Health and Human Services is reporting 186 additional positive cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total case count in Dallas County to 8,090, in...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

May 19: Dallas County and State of Texas COVID-19 Information

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Dallas County’s press release for May 19th reported 14 deaths from COVID-19 making today the deadliest day in Dallas County so far. There are also 225 new positive cases in Dallas County: https://www.ci.desoto.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/16881/519...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Three North Texas Health Systems Bringing 1,000 COVID-19 Tests Daily to Southern Dallas County

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Starting May 18, Baylor Scott & White Health, Methodist Health System, and Parkland Hospital are bringing specimen collection sites and increasing resources to better serve the needs of the community. View the press release with all of the details: ht...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

May 18th: COVID-19 News from the State of Texas and Governor's Phase Two is Announced

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Governor Abbott outlined the Second Phase of his plan to reopen Texas. Here is his news release detailing Phase Two:

Press Release from Governor Abbott’s Office announcing phase two: https://www.ci.desoto.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/16870/05182020-...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

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NEW RULES FOR BRUSH PICK-UP DURING THE COVID-19 SHUTDOWN

Republic Services will continue brush pickup service as normal, but to assist in the removal of brush from our DeSoto neighborhoods, they ask that our residents limit their brush content to only the ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

April 29th: DeSoto's Masked Hero is Marquita Williams

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DeSoto’s Masked Hero for April 29th, Marquita Williams, is a longtime nurse in the DFW area.

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

DeSoto's Masked Hero for April 28th: Juanara Jordan-Williams

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DeSoto’s Juanara Jordan-Williams is a Library Assistant at the DeSoto Public Library, a dedicated New Orleans Saints fan, and DeSoto’s Masked Hero for April 28th!

 

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

DeSoto's Masked Hero for April 24th is Christopher Curry!

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Christopher Curry JR. was a gridiron hero as a football player at DeSoto HS & while "Razin Havoc" as a coach. Today he’s a masked hero at DeSoto’s City Hospital as the Radiology Manager! Thank you, CC Jr., for being DeSot...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Apartment Association of Greater Dallas: Protecting tenants from displacement during COVID-19

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The Apartment Association of Greater Dallas has been working to address the displacement concerns of residents during the COVID-19 Pandemic and has provided the following information sheets in English and Spanish to inform residents of what steps they sho...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Stop The Spread: Mask It

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Beginning Saturday, April 18th, all visitors and employees of essential businesses in Dallas County will be required to wear a cloth face covering when at an essential business or while using public transportation. Stop the Spread...Mask It!

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Posted on: April 19, 2020

THANKING DESOTO’S COVID-19 FRONTLINE HEROES WITH STRINGS ATTACHED

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(View this release in PDF at /DocumentCenter/View/16535)  You’ve seen them popping up around the country. Beautiful white ribbons posted in front of locations where first responders, medical professionals, and frontline workers in the f...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

City of DeSoto Ordinance No. 2191-20 Continuing COVID-19 Disaster Declaration

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View the recently updated City of DeSoto Ordinance No. 2191-20 related to the coordinated effort to combat the COVID19 Pandemic: /DocumentCenter/View/16475

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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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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Message from Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan about DeSoto's efforts to combat Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Good Morning DeSoto! 

Just checking in to reassure you that TEAM DESOTO is continuing to communicate and coordinate with federal, state, county and other local government officials on the COVID 19 Coronavirus crisis. We, like other cities around t...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

DeSoto Counts! 2020 Census Information

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Getting a complete and accurate count in 2020 requires everyone’s help, as results will determine which communities will benefit from hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding over the next decade, impacting areas such as health clinics...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Register Here To Receive CodeRED Emergency Alerts

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 Code Red Weather Warning sends you automated alerts after a severe thunderstorm warning, tornado warning, or flash flood warning has been issued by the National Weather Service. You must opt in to receive these special alerts. ...
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Posted on: February 19, 2020

DESOTO PICKS BRANDON WRIGHT: CONCLUDES NATIONWIDE SEARCH FOR A NEW CITY MANAGER

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The DeSoto City Council has selected Brandon Wright, who currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer/Assistant City Administrator for the City of Davenport, Iowa, as their choice to become the City of DeSoto’s next City Manager. He is expect...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

DESOTO GETS “IT” ONCE AGAIN: WINS 4TH CONSECUTIVE DIGITAL CITIES AWARD

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The City of DeSoto has won its fourth consecutive Digital Cities Award from the Center for Digital Government (CDG) by placing in the top ten of all participating US Cities with a population of fewer than 75,000. The California based Center for Digital Go...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Parking Ordinance

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In response to issues with trash collection and mail delivery caused by non-residents parking in the neighborhoods near DeSoto High School, the DeSoto City Council adopted Ordinance Number 12.610, titled, “Stopping, Standing and Parking&rdqu...

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