2021 Business Plan


Strategic Priority: Increase public support by providing open two-way communication with greater transparency

Goal #2
Create a Community Police Advisory Committee to provide transparency and community input into Police Department enforcement activities


Strategic Priority: Define DeSoto’s identity, promote its uniqueness, and communicate effectively 

Goal #1
Create a City identity and marketing and communications strategy to improve marketing and public 


Strategic Priority: Cultivate an environment of learning and enrichment by supporting excellence in education, professional development, and job training

Goal #6
Coordinate strategic plans for DeSoto ISD and the City of DeSoto



Strategic Priority: Provide access to community amenities that support the arts, culture, sports, entertainment and retail for families, and proactively engage and involve the community

Goal #7
Work with the ownership of the Thorntree Golf Club to support an attractive and well-maintained facility and neighborhood

Goal #8
Construct a high-quality natatorium and recreation center consistent with the Meadow Creek Master Plan


Strategic Priority: Foster community pride by enhancing the natural beauty of our well-maintained City through use of art, sustainability, and revitalization

Goal #12
Explore and consider the Community Cultural Arts Master Plan to focus on and support the arts and citywide events

Goal #13
Increase community engagement for a Beautiful DeSoto

Goal #14
Create a naming policy for City assets (facilities, parks, streets)