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Posted on: December 8, 2019

MAYOR & HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS MEET FOR A 360° DEGREE DISCUSSION

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On Thursday evening, December 5th, Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan met with representatives from DeSoto’s homeowners associations (HOA’s) and other participating residents to discuss issues of importance that were raised by attendees. The ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

DESOTO JOINS “IT’S TIME TEXAS COMMUNITY CHALLENGE”

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The City of DeSoto is thrilled to announce our participation in the 2020 “It’s Time Texas Community Challenge” which will take place between January 6th and March 1st. This Community Challenge is a statewide competition aimed...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Here Are DeSoto's Safest/Cleanest Food Handling Establishments in 2019!

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On Tuesday, November 19th, during the DeSoto City Council Meeting, Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan and Environmental Health Department Health Inspector Mamata Bhandari recognized the finest food-handling establishments in DeSoto with “Awards of Exce...

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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: November 8, 2019

DESOTO PARKS & RECREATION RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS REGIONAL AWARD FOR 4TH OF JULY PROMOTION

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The City of DeSoto received some great news in Frisco on Friday morning (11/08/19). The prestigious Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS,) who held their North American Conference at the Omni Hotel in Frisco, presented their coveted “Promoti...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

DESOTO OFFICIALS & HOTEL OPERATORS MEET TO BOOST TOURISM EFFORTS

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City of DeSoto Officials held a Thursday morning meeting (10/31/19) with the city’s hotel operators and Chamber of Commerce representatives to strengthen dialogue and coordinate efforts to attract more and more visitors to DeSoto. 

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Details of Town Hall Meeting Related to Jeremiah Quarles Case/F18-00136-Q

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A DeSoto Town Hall Community Meeting was held on Monday, September 16, 2019,  7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, in the DeSoto City Council Chambers, 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas, 75115. It featured a presentation by the DeSoto Police Depart...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

DeSoto EDC Board Approves Forensic Audit

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The Board of Directors of the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation (DEDC) has voted unanimously to move forward with a forensic financial audit of DEDC finances related to the Jeremiah Quarles Case covering a period between 2012 and 2018.

The decision w...

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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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Posted on: September 12, 2019

SEARCH FOR NEW CITY MANAGER IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

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The search to find DeSoto’s next City Manager is officially underway. Keller, Texas-based executive search firm SGR (Strategic Government Resources), who was selected by the DeSoto City Council in August 2019 to conduct the nationwide search on ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2019

A STATEMENT FROM THE CITY OF DESOTO

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In late April a long investigatory and legal process involving Jeremiah Quarles, the former CEO of the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation (DEDC) came to a close. Mr. Quarles entered a guilty plea to misdemeanor theft, received two years’ pr...

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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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Posted on: December 2, 2019

DeSoto Public Library Winter Holiday Hours

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The DeSoto Public Library and the Computer Lab close at 6:00 PM on Monday, December 23. On Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25, the DeSoto Public Library and the Computer Lab will be closed. Normal hours resume Thursday, December 26.

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

A Soulful Christmas Carol

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Enjoy an afternoon of holiday cheer with live music and entertainment.

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Registration Open: Youth Basketball

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This is a local recreational basketball league for ages 4 through 14. Our goal is to teach basketball fundamentals, rules and skills. We emphasize sportsmanship, team play, and clean/fair competition. Register at the DeSoto Recreation Center.

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Park Project Update

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To get the latest update and insight on Park and Recreation projects, visit our page or subscribe to our newsletter. Each year the Parks Division dedicates time and resources to enhancing the DeSoto parks system. Through the City’s annual budget process, ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

DeSoto Officials & Hotel Operators Meet To Boost Tourism Efforts

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City of DeSoto Officials held a Thursday morning meeting (10/31/19) with the city’s hotel operators and Chamber of Commerce representatives to strengthen dialogue and coordinate efforts to attract more and more visitors to DeSoto. 

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Looking for a New Gym Membership?

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If you're looking for a welcoming gym community with the staff, state-of-the-art equipment, and services to meet your needs, you've come to the right place.

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Program Guide: Recreation Life

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Discover DeSoto Park & Recreation Department and all we have to offer. Register for a new program, a sports league, or join the fitness center. Enjoy the upcoming season by attending one of our festive events.

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