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2022-07-11 Ethics Training 2022-07-11 Ethics Training
The City Attorney for the City of DeSoto will hold Ethics training for DeSoto's Boards and Commissions on Monday, July 11, 2022. The City Council has also been invited to attend this training. The training will begin promptly at 6pm at the Jim Baugh Government Center (City Hall) Council Chambers located at 211 East Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas. A quorum for the City Council, Boards or Commissions may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2022-06-27 City of DeSoto District 5 Town Hall Meeting 2022-06-27 City of DeSoto District 5 Town Hall Meeting
On Monday, June 27, 2022, at 6:00pm, Councilmember Dinah Marks will host a virtual Town Hall meeting for District 5 to discuss possible participation in DeSoto’s National Night Out, which is schedule for August 2, 2022. Members of the public may attend via zoom. (see posting for zoom link information) A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2022-06-23 DeSoto Employee Appreciation Luncheon 2022-06-23 DeSoto Employee Appreciation Luncheon
On the following date and time listed below, the DeSoto City Council will participate in serving at the DeSoto Employee Appreciation Luncheon in the Bluebonnet Rooms of the DeSoto Civic Center located at DeSoto Town Center, 211 East Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas: Thursday, June 23, 2022 11:30am – 1:30pm A quorum of the City Council may or not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2022-06-22 Faith Leader's Quarterly Breakfast Meeting 2022-06-22 Faith Leader's Quarterly Breakfast Meeting
On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, beginning at 8:30am, the City of DeSoto will be hosting the Faith Leader's Quarterly Breakfast Meeting as an incorporated municipality in the DeSoto Civic Center - Bluebonnet Rooms located at DeSoto City Hall, 211 East Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas: A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2022-03-23 Faith Leader's Quarterly Breakfast Meeting 2022-03-23 Faith Leader's Quarterly Breakfast Meeting
On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, beginning at 8:30am, the City of DeSoto will be hosting the Faith Leader's Quarterly Breakfast Meeting as an incorporated municipality in the DeSoto Civic Center - Bluebonnet Rooms located at DeSoto City Hall, 211 East Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas: A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2022-03-05 Homecoming Celebration of DeSoto's 73rd Birthday 2022-03-05 Homecoming Celebration of DeSoto's 73rd Birthday
On Saturday, March 05, 2022, beginning at 9:30am, the City of DeSoto will be hosting the Homecoming Celebration of DeSoto’s 73rd Birthday as an incorporated municipality in the Council Chambers and Atrium located at DeSoto City Hall, 211 East Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas: The public is invited to attend and share your memories of DeSoto. The event will also be streamed on Facebook Live and on this website at Live DeSoto Cable TV and On Demand Public Meeting Videos | DeSoto, TX - Official Website (desototexas.gov) A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2022-02-25 Notice of Candidate Ballot Drawing 2022-02-25 Notice of Candidate Ballot Drawing
Notice is hereby given of a drawing to determine the order in which the names of candidates are to be printed on the ballot for the General Election to be held on Saturday, May 7, 2022, in DeSoto, Texas. The drawing will be conducted by the City Secretary on Friday, February 25, 2022, in the Council Conference Room at 10:00am, DeSoto Town Center, Jim Baugh Government Center, located at 211 East Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas.
2022-02-10 Mayor's State of the City Address 2022-02-10 Mayor's State of the City Address
On Thursday, February 10, 2022, beginning at 11:30am, Mayor Rachel L. Proctor will deliver the 2022 State of the City Address at the DeSoto Civic Center – Bluebonnet Rooms, located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115. The public may view live on the city’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/desototx A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2022.02.10 Domestic Violence Advisory Commission Meetings 2022.02.10 Domestic Violence Advisory Commission Meetings
The Domestic Violence Advisory Commission has voted to change monthly meeting time to occur the second Thursday of every month effective 1/13/22 until 12/08/22 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am.
Notice of Possible Quorum of the City Council - Mayor's State of the City Address Notice of Possible Quorum of the City Council - Mayor's State of the City Address
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Ceremony Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Ceremony
Notice of Possible Quorum of the DeSoto City Council
2022-01-08 City of DeSoto District 6 Town Hall Meeting 2022-01-08 City of DeSoto District 6 Town Hall Meeting
On Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 10:00am, Councilmember Crystal Chism and the DeSoto Police Department will host a community and public safety town hall meeting for District 6 to discuss current crime stats and city updates at Faith Bible Church, located at 1437 W. Pleasant Run Road in DeSoto, Texas 75115. *A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.*
2021-11-03 Special City Council Meeting 2021-11-03 Special City Council Meeting
On Wednesday, November 03, 2021 at 6pm, the City Council will hold a Special Meeting in the Council Conference Room, located at the Jim Baugh Government Center (City Hall), located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct interviews for the City Secretary position.
Homebuyers Workshop - October 30, 2021 Homebuyers Workshop - October 30, 2021
DeSoto Transportation Assistance Program Public Meetings DeSoto Transportation Assistance Program Public Meetings
DeSoto Transportation Assistance Program Public Meetings
DeSoto Down Payment Assistance Program Information Session DeSoto Down Payment Assistance Program Information Session
DeSoto Down Payment Assistance Program Information Session
2021-10-14 Civic Academy Notice 2021-10-14 Civic Academy Notice
On Thursday, October 14, 2021, the DeSoto City Secretary's Office will host the DeSoto Civic Academy in the City Council Chambers beginning at 6pm, located at City Hall , 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas. A quorum of the DeSoto City Council may be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2021-10-09 City of DeSoto District 3 Community Meeting 2021-10-09 City of DeSoto District 3 Community Meeting
DeSoto H.O.P.E. Mental Health Workshop DeSoto H.O.P.E. Mental Health Workshop
DeSoto H.O.P.E. Mental Health Workshop
Board & Commission Appreciation Event Board & Commission Appreciation Event
Board & Commission Appreciation Event
2021-08-27 Best Southwest Partnership 2021 T.G.I.F. Legislative Breakfast Series 2021-08-27 Best Southwest Partnership 2021 T.G.I.F. Legislative Breakfast Series
On the following date and time listed below, the City of DeSoto will be hosting the 2021 T.G.I.F. Legislative Breakfast Series, with a review and detailed wrap up of the 87th Texas Legislative Session, in the DeSoto Civic Center Bluebonnet Rooms, located at 211 East Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas: Friday, August 27, 2021 08:00am – 9:30am A quorum of the City Council may or not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2021-08-12 Virtual Public Meeting for the Danieldale Road Project 2021-08-12 Virtual Public Meeting for the Danieldale Road Project
On Thursday, August 12, 2021, beginning at 6:30pm, there will be a Virtual Public Meeting for the Danieldale Road Project with an In-Person option. The Virtual Meeting will consist of a pre-recorded video presentation and will include both audio and visual components. The virtual meeting will remain online for viewing purposes through Friday, August 27, 2021 at 11:59pm. Meeting website: www.desototexas.gov/DanieldaleRd. For those choosing to attend in-person the meeting will be held at the DeSoto Civic Center in the Bluebonnet Rooms, located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115. A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2021-07-15 DeSoto Employee Appreciation Luncheon 2021-07-15 DeSoto Employee Appreciation Luncheon
On the following date and time listed below, the DeSoto City Council will participate in serving at the DeSoto Employee Appreciation Luncheon in the Bluebonnet Rooms of the DeSoto Civic Center located at DeSoto Town Center, 211 East Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas: Thursday, July 15, 2021 11:30am – 1:30pm A quorum of the City Council may or not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2021-07-09 Welcome Reception for the new DDC Director 2021-07-09 Welcome Reception for the new DDC Director
On the following date and time listed below, the DeSoto City Council and Directors of the DeSoto Development Corporation (DDC) will be hosting a Going Away Reception for DEDC’s Joe Newman and a Welcome to DeSoto for incoming DDC Executive Director Matt Carlson in the Foyer Area located in City Hall at the DeSoto Town Center, 211 East Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115. Friday, July 9, 2021 8:30am A quorum of the City Council may or not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2021-06-24 City Council Dinner 2021-06-24 City Council Dinner
The DeSoto City Council will participate in a Council Dinner at Roots Southern Table located at 13050 Bee Street in Farmer's Branch, Texas 75234, on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 7:30pm.
2021-06-17 Budget Workshop Training Session 2021-06-17 Budget Workshop Training Session
On Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 6pm, the City Council will meet in the Council Chamber, located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas, to attend a Budget Workshop Training Session. A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, not official business will be conducted.
2021-06-16 Bonton Farms Walking Tour 2021-06-16 Bonton Farms Walking Tour
The DeSoto City Council will participate in a Walking Tour of Bonton Farms located in Fort Worth, Texas on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 2pm.
2021-06-02 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Virtual Town Hall Meeting 2021-06-02 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Virtual Town Hall Meeting
On Wednesday, June 02, 2021, beginning at 6:00pm, the City of DeSoto will host a CDBG Virtual Town Hall Meeting, to seek input from residents about DeSoto’s future fair housing and community development needs. The information gathered will be used in the preparation of the 2021-2022 Annual Action Plan for the use of Community Development Block Grant Funds. This meeting is to encourage public comment regarding the CDBG funding allocation to the City of DeSoto. (Please see agenda for link details) A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2021-05-24 City of DeSoto Town Hall Meeting 2021-05-24 City of DeSoto Town Hall Meeting
On Monday, May 24, 2021, beginning at 6:00pm, the DeSoto Fire Chief, Jerry Duffield, will host a Public Safety Town Hall Meeting at City Hall 211 E. Pleasant Run Rd., DeSoto, Texas, 75115, to discuss the following: EMS, Emergency Management, Fire, Operations, Prevention, Response Times, Stats, Training. A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2021-05-06 City of DeSoto Joint District 2 and District 6 Meeting 2021-05-06 City of DeSoto Joint District 2 and District 6 Meeting
2021-04-12 City of DeSoto Town Hall Meeting 2021-04-12 City of DeSoto Town Hall Meeting
On Monday, April 12, 2021, beginning at 6:00pm, the DeSoto Police Chief, Joe Costa, will host a virtual Public Safety Town Hall Meeting to discuss DeSoto Crime Statistics, Street Racing, 2020 Year in Review, The CARE Team and the Citizens Police Advisory Committee. Members of the public are encouraged to attend virtually using the link below: Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84320529631?pwd=SkVwMG9NR1lFaGdpd3U5cW5JaHR4QT09 Passcode: 163028 Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 929 436 2866 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 843 2052 9631 Passcode: 163028 International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/keVYOnn7g A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2021-03-11 Town Hall Meeting (Policies Related to Background History Question) - AMENDMENT 2021-03-11 Town Hall Meeting (Policies Related to Background History Question) - AMENDMENT
On March 11, 2021, beginning at 6pm, the City of DeSoto will host a virtual Town Hall Meeting to discuss policies related to the criminal background history question on initial employment applications.
2021-03-11 City of DeSoto District 5 Town Hall Meeting - AMENDED 2021-03-11 City of DeSoto District 5 Town Hall Meeting - AMENDED
2021-02-04 City of DeSoto Town Hall Meeting 2021-02-04 City of DeSoto Town Hall Meeting
On Thursday, February 04, 2021, beginning at 6:00pm, the City of DeSoto will conduct a Town Hall Meeting in partnership with Dallas County and Parkland Health & Hospital System to provide community education on the COVID-19 Vaccination Plan including information about how residents can register to receive the vaccine. Members of the public are encouraged to attend virtually using the link below: Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84314526386?pwd=WnY0WHdPaUZtOGVQVVM2cWFkYUdGZz09 Passcode: 062951 Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 Webinar ID: 843 1452 6386 Passcode: 062951 A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2021-01-23 City Council State of the City Address 2021-01-23 City Council State of the City Address
The DeSoto City Council will deliver the 2020 State of the City Address.
2020-12-17 M/WBE Virtual Workshop 2020-12-17 M/WBE Virtual Workshop
The City of DeSoto will host a virtual workshop to learn more about M/WBE and Local Business opportunities and participation requirements for doing business with the cities of DeSoto, Cedar Hill, Duncanville and Lancaster. A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2020-12-04 Hampton Road Walking Tour 2020-12-04 Hampton Road Walking Tour
2020-11-21 Virtual Celebration of Life Event - Curtistene McCowan 2020-11-21 Virtual Celebration of Life Event - Curtistene McCowan
On Saturday, November 21, 2020, the DeSoto City Council will participate in a Celebrating Life Event honoring the late DeSoto Mayor, Curtistene S. McCowan. This in-person and virtual event will take place at 11am in the Civic Center - Bluebonnet Rooms I, II, and III, as well as the Black Box Theater, located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas. A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
September 29, 2020 & October 8, 2020 - Election Informational Town Hall Meetings September 29, 2020 & October 8, 2020 - Election Informational Town Hall Meetings
On Tuesday, September 29, 2020 and Thursday, October 8, 2020, from 6pm until 7pm, the City of DeSoto staff will host two (2) Town Hall Meetings, via video conference, to provide information on the upcoming November 3, 2020 Election.
2020-08-31 Methodist Transition Care Center - Ribbon Cutting Ceremonyutt 2020-08-31 Methodist Transition Care Center - Ribbon Cutting Ceremonyutt
2020-08-31 Business Assistance Grant Program (Amendment) 2020-08-31 Business Assistance Grant Program (Amendment)
On Monday, August 31, 2020, beginning at 6pm, the City of DeSoto is partnering with National Development Council (NDC) to host a webinar to inform DeSoto residents how to successfully submit a full application for the City of DeSoto Business Assistance Grant Program. Agenda for the webinar: • Welcome and introduction of the grant team • Overview of the pre-application, full application, processing/underwriting, approval and funding • Overview of required documentation • Overview of the Zoom Grants Application platform • Questions & Answers If you would like to participate, you are able to register at any time at the following: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6333181887596695055?source=DS
2020-08-27 Residential Assistance Grant Program Meeting 2020-08-27 Residential Assistance Grant Program Meeting
On Thursday, August 27, 2020, beginning at 6pm, the City of DeSoto is partnering with National Development Council (NDC) to host a webinar to inform DeSoto residents how to successfully submit a full application for the City of DeSoto Residential Assistance Grant Program. If you would like to participate, you are able to register at any time at the following: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5052330006074996239?source=DSR
Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting - August 27, 2020 Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting - August 27, 2020
Agenda for Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting on August 27, 2020
2020-07-30 Strategic Planning Steering Committee Meeting 2020-07-30 Strategic Planning Steering Committee Meeting
Police & Community Together Agenda 7-28-2020 PDF Police & Community Together Agenda 7-28-2020 PDF
2020-07-28 Police and Community Together Town Hall Meeting 2020-07-28 Police and Community Together Town Hall Meeting
On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, beginning at 6:30pm, the City of DeSoto will host a Police and Community Together (PACT) Town Hall Meeting via video-conference. The public is invited to listen and participate in this meeting utilizing the information listed below: Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/98725997433?pwd=MjRFUXRkZDRseWN0QThRYkQ4eGVzZz09 Password: 165418 Or Telephone: Dial: US: +1 346 248 7799 Webinar ID: 987 2599 7433 Password: 165418
2020-07-22 Strategic Planning Steering Committee Meeting - CANCELED 2020-07-22 Strategic Planning Steering Committee Meeting - CANCELED
2020-07-18 Strategic Planning Steering Committee Meeting 2020-07-18 Strategic Planning Steering Committee Meeting
2020-07-17 Work Force Housing Development Tour 2020-07-17 Work Force Housing Development Tour
On Friday, July 17, 2020, beginning at 11am, the DeSoto City Council will participate in a tour of the following Workforce Housing Developments: • The Elliot (7851 South Collins Street, Arlington, Texas 76002) • Woodmont (1021 Oak Grove Road, Fort Worth, Texas 76115) • Mercantile Squarer (3600 Tanacross Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76137)
2020-07-16 Strategic Planning Steering Committee Meeting 2020-07-16 Strategic Planning Steering Committee Meeting
2020-07-14 Strategic Planning Steering Committee Meeting 2020-07-14 Strategic Planning Steering Committee Meeting
On Tuesday, July 14, 2020, beginning at 6pm, the Strategic Planning Steering Committee Meeting will be held via video-conference. The Committee will discuss topics to include Community Feedback, Survey Responses, Environmental Scan Data, Visioning Statements, and other S.W.O.T. (Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats), Confirmation & Prioritization and Strategic Goal Development.
2020-07-14 Strategic Planning Sessions (multiple) - Canceled 2020-07-14 Strategic Planning Sessions (multiple) - Canceled
The DeSoto City Council will participate via Video Conferencing in Strategic Planning Sessions with topics to include community Feedback, Survey Responses, Environmental Scan Data, Visioning Statements, and other S.W.O.T. (Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats), Confirmation & Prioritization and Strategic Goal Development. These meetings will occur on the following dates and times listed below: July 14, 2020 – 6pm until 10pm July 18, 2020 – 4pm until 10pm July 22, 2020 – 6pm until 10pm A quorum of the City Council may or not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2020-07-13 Economic Recovery Advisory Task Force Meeting 2020-07-13 Economic Recovery Advisory Task Force Meeting
2020-07-09 Strategic Planning Session - Canceled 2020-07-09 Strategic Planning Session - Canceled
2020-06-11 City Council Team Building Workshop 2020-06-11 City Council Team Building Workshop
On Thursday, June 11, 2020, beginning at 6pm, the DeSoto City Council will participate in a Team Building Workshop. This workshop will be held at the DeSoto Civic Center, Bluebonnet Rooms II and III, located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas.
2020-06-09 DeSoto Police and Community Together - Town Hall Discussion 2020-06-09 DeSoto Police and Community Together - Town Hall Discussion
On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, beginning at 6:30pm, DeSoto, Police and Community Together (P.A.C.T.) will host a Town Hall Discussion, located at the DeSoto City Council Chambers, 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas.
2020-06-01 DeSoto Town Hall Meetings (CDBG) CARES Act Funding 2020-06-01 DeSoto Town Hall Meetings (CDBG) CARES Act Funding
On Monday, June 1, 2020, at 1:30pm and 5:30pm, the City of DeSoto will host a Town Hall Meeting. This meeting is to encourage public comment regarding the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) CARES Act Funding allocation to the City of DeSoto. A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2020-04-06 Minority Women Owned/Small Business Ad Hoc Committee Meeting 2020-04-06 Minority Women Owned/Small Business Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
On Monday, April 6, 2020, at 4:00pm, the City Council Minority Women Owned Business/Small Business Ad Hoc Committee will meet via teleconference. The public is afforded an opportunity to listen to the meeting by calling in, using the information below: Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/287449865?pwd=ak44SzI5SWlvMHQ4Z2szcldrSFRKZz09 Password: 529869 Or iPhone one-tap : US: 346-248-7799 Webinar ID: 287 449 865 International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/auiVaSBLW A quorum for the City Council may or not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2020-03-17 Minority Women Owned/Small Business Ad Hoc Committee Meeting 2020-03-17 Minority Women Owned/Small Business Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at 4pm, the City Council Minority Women Owned Business/Small Business Ad Hoc Committee will meet at the City of DeSoto, City Hall Administration Conference Room, located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115. A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2020-03-16 City Council Tour of Public Improvement Districts 2020-03-16 City Council Tour of Public Improvement Districts
On Monday, March 16, 2020, beginning at 9am, the DeSoto City Council will participate in a tour of the following Public Improvement District (PID) developments: • Viridian – Arlington, Texas • Mercer Crossing – Farmer’s Branch, Texas • River Walk – Flower Mound, Texas A quorum for the City Council may or not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2020-02-25 Minority Women Owned/Small Business Ad Hoc Committee Meeting 2020-02-25 Minority Women Owned/Small Business Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at 4pm, the City Council Minority Women Owned Business/Small Business Ad Hoc Committee will meet at the City of DeSoto, City Hall Administration Conference Room, located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115. A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
City of DeSoto Health Facilities Development Corporation Meeting City of DeSoto Health Facilities Development Corporation Meeting
On Tuesday, February 7, 2020, beginning at 6:00pm, a meeting of the City of DeSoto Health Facilities Development Corporation will be held in the City Council Conference Room located in the Jim Baugh Government Center, at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115.
City of DeSoto Industrial Development Authority, Inc. Meeting City of DeSoto Industrial Development Authority, Inc. Meeting
On Tuesday, February 7, 2020, beginning at 6:00pm, a meeting of the City of DeSoto Industrial Development Authority, Inc. will be held in the City Council Conference Room located in the Jim Baugh Government Center, at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115.
City of DeSoto Housing Finance Corporation Meeting City of DeSoto Housing Finance Corporation Meeting
On Tuesday, February 7, 2020, beginning at 6:00pm, a meeting of the City of DeSoto Housing Finance Corporation will be held in the City Council Conference Room located in the Jim Baugh Government Center, at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115.
DEDC Town Hall Community Meeting DEDC Town Hall Community Meeting
On Monday, February 3, 2020, beginning at 7:00pm until 8:30pm, the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation Board will hold a Special Called Meeting to conduct a Town Hall Community Meeting. During this meeting, representatives from Nelson Forensic & Advisory Services will present, to the public, the Final Report on the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation Forensic Audit. This meeting will take place at City Hall in the City Council Chambers located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115.
DEDC Town Hall Community Meeting DEDC Town Hall Community Meeting
On Thursday, January 9, 2020, beginning at 7:00pm until 8:30pm, the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation Board will hold a Town Hall Community Meeting. During this meeting, representatives from Nelson Forensic & Advisory Services will present, to the public, the Final Report on the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation Forensic Audit. This meeting will take place at City Hall in the City Council Chambers located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115.
2019-11-21 The Strong America Tour 2019-11-21 The Strong America Tour
On Thursday, November 21, 2019, beginning at 6:30pm, the cities of DeSoto, Duncanville and Cedar Hill will host Strong Towns’, The Strong America Tour. The tour and presentation will take place at the D.L. Hopkins Senior Center located at 206 James Collins Boulevard, Duncanville, Texas 75116. A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2019-10-24 Civic Academy Notice 2019-10-24 Civic Academy Notice
On Thursday, October 24, 2019, the DeSoto City Secretary's Office will host the DeSoto Civic Academy at the DeSoto Library Multi-Purpose Room and City Council Chambers beginning at 6pm, located at City Hall , 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas. A quorum of the DeSoto City Council may be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2019-10-22 City Council Adhoc Chamber/CVB Committee Meeting 2019-10-22 City Council Adhoc Chamber/CVB Committee Meeting
On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at 4:30pm, the City Council Adhoc Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau Committee, will meet at the City of DeSoto, City Hall Administration Conference Room, located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115. A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2019-10-01 City Council Adhoc Chamber/CVB Committee Meeting 2019-10-01 City Council Adhoc Chamber/CVB Committee Meeting
On Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 4:30pm, the City Council Adhoc Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau Committee, will meet at the City of DeSoto, City Hall Administration Conference Room, located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115. A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2019-09-16 City Council Adhoc Chamber/CVB Committee Meeting 2019-09-16 City Council Adhoc Chamber/CVB Committee Meeting
On Monday, September 16, 2019, at 5:30pm, the City Council Adhoc Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau Committee, will meet at the City of DeSoto, City Hall Administration Conference Room, located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115. A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2019-07-23 City Council Adhoc Chamber of Commerce/CVB Meeting (AMENDED) 2019-07-23 City Council Adhoc Chamber of Commerce/CVB Meeting (AMENDED)
On Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at 5:15pm, the City Council Adhoc Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau Committee, will meet at the City of DeSoto, City Hall Administration Conference Room, located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115. A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
Veterans Affairs Committee Meeting 7-22-2019 Veterans Affairs Committee Meeting 7-22-2019
Agenda for Veterans Affairs Committee Meeting on Monday, July 22, 2019.
2019-06-22 Budget Workshop Training Session 2019-06-22 Budget Workshop Training Session
On Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 9am, the City Council will meet in the City Council Conference Room, located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas, to attend a Budget Workshop Training Session. A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, not official business will be conducted.
2019-03-30 Veterans Town Hall and Benefits Fair 2019-03-30 Veterans Town Hall and Benefits Fair
On Saturday, March 30, 2019, at 10am, the City of DeSoto will host a Veterans Town Hall and Benefits Fair. This event will take place at the DeSoto City Hall located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115. A quorum for the City Council may or not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2019-03-18 Ethics Training 2019-03-18 Ethics Training
The City Attorney for the City of DeSoto will hold Ethics training for DeSoto's Boards and Commissions. The City Council has also been invited to attend this training. The training will begin promptly at 6pm at the Jim Baugh Government Center (City Hall) Council Chamber located at 211 East Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas. A quorum for the City Council, Boards or Commissions may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2018-12-08 Concerned DeSoto Citizens Notice 2018-12-08 Concerned DeSoto Citizens Notice
On Saturday, December 8, 2018, Concerned DeSoto Citizens will host their monthly meeting at the DeSoto Public Library Assembly Room at 9:30am. Featured speakers are Mayor Curtistene McCowan and Dr. Tarron Richardson, City Manager. The DeSoto City Council has also been invited to attend this meeting. A quorum of the City Council may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2018-10-09 DeSoto Town Hall Meeting 2018-10-09 DeSoto Town Hall Meeting
On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, the City of DeSoto will host a Town Hall Meeting titled, “Mayor’s Town Hall: An Update of the DeSoto Police Department”. Topics to include a presentation and discussion regarding the events that occurred on August 7, 2018, as well as an opportunity for the public to engage in a discussion with the Chief of Police. The DeSoto City Council has also been invited to attend this Town Hall Meeting. The Town Hall Meeting is from 6pm until 8pm, located at Community Missionary Baptist Church, located at 115 West Belt Line Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115. A quorum for the City Council may or not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2018-05-21 Ethics Training 2018-05-21 Ethics Training
The City Attorney for the City of DeSoto will hold Ethics training for DeSoto's Boards and Commissions. The City Council has also been invited to attend this training. The training will begin promptly at 6pm at the Jim Baugh Government Center (City Hall) Council Chamber located at 211 East Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas. A quorum for the City Council, Boards or Commissions may or may not be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2017-11-11 DeSoto Vet Fest Event 2017-11-11 DeSoto Vet Fest Event
On Saturday, November 11, 2017, the City of DeSoto, in partnership with the Office of Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, will celebrate Veterans Day and Veterans Appreciation day at Nance Farm, located at 1325 Greenbrook Drive.
2017-10-23 Charter Review Commission Meeting 2017-10-23 Charter Review Commission Meeting
A meeting of the DeSoto City Charter Commission will be held on Monday, October 23, 2017, beginning at 6pm at the DeSoto Town Center (Civic Center), Bluebonnet Room III, 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115
2017-06-27 DeSoto Town Hall Meeting 2017-06-27 DeSoto Town Hall Meeting
Legislative Update Town Hall Meeting
2017-06-012 Ethics Training 2017-06-012 Ethics Training
The City Attorney for the City of DeSoto will provide Ethics Training to the City Council and all of the City's Boards and Commissions
2017-03-23 Boards and Commissions Banquet 2017-03-23 Boards and Commissions Banquet
The City of DeSoto will host an annual Boards and Commissions banquet on Thursday, March 23, 2017 beginning at 6pm in the DeSoto Civic Center, located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road. The purpose of the event is to recognize DeSoto Citizens who volunteer on the City's boards or commissions. A quorum of the DeSoto City Council may be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2016-12-12 DeSoto Economic Development Corporation 2016-12-12 DeSoto Economic Development Corporation
On Monday, December 12, 2016 at 9a, DeSoto Economic Development Corporation will hold a meeting at 9am at the DeSoto Town Center-City Hall-Council Conference Room, located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas. *A quorum of the DeSoto City Council may be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2016-10-27 Civic Academy Notice 2016-10-27 Civic Academy Notice
On Thursday, October 27, 2016, the DeSoto City Council will participate/host the DeSoto Civic Academy beginning at 6pm, located at City Hall , 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas. A quorum of the DeSoto City Council may be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
2017-10-20 Community Conversation Event - Notice 2017-10-20 Community Conversation Event - Notice
On Thursday, October 20, 2016, the City of DeSoto will host a Community Conversation Event titled, #LetsTalkDeSoto at 6:30pm at The Manderley located at 2010 North Hampton Road, DeSoto, Texas. A quorum of the DeSoto City Council may be present; however, no official business will be conducted.
Town Hall Meeting (07-21-16) Town Hall Meeting (07-21-16)
Invite public input about housing and community development needs in DeSoto, and invite public input and comment about the draft 2016-2017 CDBG Annual Action Plan
2016-03-17 Boards and Commissions Banquet 2016-03-17 Boards and Commissions Banquet
Citizen Commentary Period (June 1-30, 2015) Citizen Commentary Period (June 1-30, 2015)
Invite public comment about draft CDBG Consolidated Plan and draft Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
2014-11-08 Veteran's Appreciation Day Event (Updated) 2014-11-08 Veteran's Appreciation Day Event (Updated)
2014-10-21  Notice of Public Hearing (Annexation) 2014-10-21 Notice of Public Hearing (Annexation)
The City of DeSoto will consider a petition from US Real Estate LP asking the City of DeSoto to annex a 3.1 acre tract of land situated in the Isaac Wiley Survey, Abstract no. 1545, Dallas County, Texas, said tract of land being part of that certain tract of land described in Special Warranty Deed to US Real Estate Limited Partnership recorded in Instrument No. 201200177423 of the Deed Records of Dallas County, Texas.
November 2014 Bond Election - Notice of Election November 2014 Bond Election - Notice of Election