Posted on: November 21, 2017

Thanksgiving trash pickup schedule

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There will be no trash pickup on Thursday, November 23. Thursday's pickup moves to Friday and Friday's pickup moves to Saturday. Regular schedule resumes Monday November 27. All city offices and facilities are closed on Thursday and Friday. Have a safe an...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

DeSoto Fire Rescue is hiring!

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Minimum Qualifications to test1. Minimum Age is 21 and Maximum Age is 352. United States Citizen3. Graduation from an accredited high school OR possession of an equivalency certificate4. Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record5. No...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

DeSoto's HomeTown Holiday Celebration

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Help us kick off the holiday season with a short “parade” around DeSoto Town Center beginning at 7pm featuring the DeSoto High School Band, the Lancaster High School Band and the Carter High School Band.  Watch the parade from...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: October 10, 2016

DeSoto wins national Digital Cities award 2017 for second year in a row

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“This is exciting news!  Congratulations to the IT Department on again winning such a prestigious award,” said DeSoto Mayor Curtistene McCowan.  “The City of DeSoto recognizes the importance of innovation in every aspect of how we conduc...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Amendment to Garbage, Trash and Refuse Ordinance Is Now In Full Effect

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An amendment to the City’s Garbage, Trash and Refuse Ordinance was passed by the DeSoto City Council in June, 2017 that specifies a timeframe for when trash and recyclables can be placed at the curb for pickup.  In order to minimize wil...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Life Safety Awareness Program

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If you are a resident of DeSoto, the Fire Department has initiated a Life Safety Awareness Program to proactively prevent fatalities by providing battery operated smoke detectors for residents who are elderly, handicapped or those having a demonstrated ne...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: February 10, 2017

Connecting the Community With Valuable Resources

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"I think it's so important that our residents have easy access to information regarding social services and resources available to them in our area,” said DeSoto Mayor ProTem Rachel Proctor.  “Many valuable resources out there often go unuse...

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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: March 17, 2016

DeSoto Receives Coveted ISO 1X Fire Rating

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In April 2016, the Texas State Fire Marshal’s office announced that the Insurance Services Office (ISO)  recommended that DeSoto’s Public Protection Classification be changed to Class 1 for all properties located within 1,000 ...

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