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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: August 8, 2019

SEARCH FOR NEW CITY MANAGER SHIFTS INTO HIGH GEAR IN DESOTO

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The DeSoto City Council has selected the Keller, Texas-based executive search firm SGR (Strategic Government Resources) to conduct a nationwide search to locate the City’s next City Manager. 

The search will seek a permanent replacement ...

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City-wide Announcements
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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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: July 8, 2019

DeSoto & Lancaster Share a Great 4th at Grimes Park

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A record crowd of 11,205 area residents spent their 4th of July holiday at DeSoto’s Grimes Park listening to great music, enjoying tasty foods from local vendors, and viewing a spectacular fireworks show at the joint Independence Day celebration...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Have You Registered for Code Red?

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This upgrade requires you to "opt in" and resubmit your information if you would like to receive these Doppler radar special alerts in addition to other emergency notifications sent out by the City’s CodeRed system.  If you haven’t alre...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

JUNETEENTH’S “VOICES OF FREEDOM” COME TO LIFE IN DESOTO

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June 19, 1865, marked the end of slavery in the State of Texas and the beginning of a joyous annual celebration of freedom in our state known as “Juneteenth.” 154 years have passed since that historic day, but the DeSoto Public Library...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: June 18, 2019

NOTICE OF CITIZEN COMMENTARY PERIOD AND PUBLIC HEARING

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The following legal notice appeared in the Sunday, June 16, 2019, issue of the Focus Daily News newspaper (Page 5A) to provide notification to DeSoto residents about an upcoming Public Hearing and Commentary Period regarding the housing and community deve...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Grow DeSoto Market Place Wins COG Award/Mayor McCowan Receives COG Recognition

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The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), an association of North Texas governments that assists with regional planning efforts, provided the City of DeSoto with some wonderful news on Friday, June 14, 2019.

NCTCOG awarded their “C...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Mayor's 360 Quarterly Meeting Tackles The Issues

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On Thursday, June 13, 2019, Mayor Curtistene McCowan met with representatives of DeSoto’s homeowners associations (HOAs) and other area officials at her 360 Quarterly Meeting in the DeSoto Civic Center. These quarterly discussions allow for 360&...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Make a Difference in DeSoto...join a Board or Commission!

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If you want to play a constructive role in shaping  DeSoto’s future, then serving on one of our many Boards and Commissions could be a smart move! Learn more:   www.desototexas.gov/29/Citizen-Boards-and-Commissions

And if you wo...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: May 3, 2019

DESOTO WELCOMES M. RENÉE JOHNSON AS INTERIM CITY MANAGER

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Longtime DeSoto Parks Chief Will Fill-In Following Tarron Richardson’s Departure

Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan and the DeSoto City Council have selected M. Reneé Johnson to serve as the City of DeSoto’s Interim City Manager. Jo...

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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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Posted on: August 14, 2019

DeSoto Public Library and Computer Lab Closed on Labor Day

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The Library and Computer Lab will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 2nd. We will return to our regular hours on Tuesday, September 6th.

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

SCORE

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If you are an entrepreneur or small business owner seeking business advice or need help developing a business plan? A SCORE Certified Mentor is now available at the DeSoto Public Library ever Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. by appointment only. To schedule ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Latino Heritage Festival

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The City of DeSoto joins the nation in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. During this time, the City honors the history, culture and positive contributions Hispanic and Latino Americans continue to make to inf...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Park Maintenance Survey

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The Parks and Recreation Department value our customers and their opinions. We expect you to receive the highest standard of excellence from the services we provide. Because we value your thoughts and opinions, we ask that you please take a few moments to...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Fun Time Live

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Our number one goal is to provide each and every child who enters any of our locations a positive, fun, and safe environment for them to let loose and have fun! This basic goal has allowed us to provide a positive place for millions of children over the p...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

A Tribute to the Queen of Soul

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AUGUST 25TH! Come and experience the soulful sounds of Aretha Franklin. Accompanied by a Live Band, Choir, Dancers, Artists and more. Click here to purchase your tickets.DeSoto Corner Theatre | 211 E. Pleasant Run Rd.Sunday, August 25th | 3PM$15 Admission...

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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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