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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Senior Symposium and Health Fair

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The month of May is Older Americans Month and this year's theme is connect, create, and contribute. This year's event will have several local vendors, a guest speaker, a raffle ticket prize presentation, and free refreshments. Complete the registration fo...

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Registration form and flyer City-wide Announcements
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Statement from the City of DeSoto Issued on March 12, 2019

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STATEMENT FROM THE CITY OF DESOTO

After consulting with the technical experts who help us to operate the outdoor emergency sirens in our area, and based on the widespread impact to these sirens, it appears that DeSoto’s outdoor warning siren syst...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Veteran's Town Hall and Benefits Fair - Saturday, March 30th 10 am to 1 pm.

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Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan invites Veterans and their families to join us at DeSoto City Hall for an important Town Hall Meeting featuring a panel of experts including Judge Margaret Jones Johnson of the Dallas County  Probate Court #3 and the m...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Have You Registered for Code Red?

Code Red

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 ha...

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Code Red Registration City-wide Announcements
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Municipal Election Information

Election 2019

The City of DeSoto will hold a Municipal General and Special Election on May 4, 2019.  Here are the candidates:

Mayor Place 1 -

Curtistene S. McCowan

Rachel L. Proctor

Byron D. Sanders

Place 3 -

Nicole Raphiel

Al Moten, Jr.

*Place 4

Andre’ Byrd,...

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Additional Info... City-wide Announcements
Posted on: March 5, 2019

DeSoto Testing Outdoor Warning Siren 1st Wednesday Each Month When Weather Is Clear

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DESOTO’S SIREN TO SOUND FIRST WEDNESDAY ON THE MONTH AT 1:45 PM: THIS IS JUST A TEST

The City of DeSoto wants us all to be prepared for severe weather at all times. That's why we will test our Outdoor Warning Siren on the first Wednesday of each ...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: February 13, 2019

DeSoto Food Safety Officials Meet with Restaurateurs and Food Service Managers

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A MENU FOR IMPROVED FOOD SAFETY IN DESOTO: Health Inspectors Share Food Safety Guidelines with Restaurateurs Feb 12, 2019

The City of DeSoto’s top food safety officials held an informal meeting with the city’s restaurateurs and food ser...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: February 2, 2019

The DeSoto City Lights Newsletter for April, 2019

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Follow this link to view the DeSoto City Lights newsletter for April, 2019.

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2018

DeSoto wins Digital Cities Award for third time in a row

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The influential Center for Digital Government (CDG) announced Friday that the City of DeSoto (Texas) has been awarded a coveted Digital Cities Survey Award from the third consecutive year and moved up on their national top ten list from 6th place to 4th p...

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Read about DeSoto’s 2018 recognition City-wide Announcements
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Life Safety Awareness Program

SMOKE DETECTOR

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: March 18, 2019

DeSoto Public Library Summer Hours

Summer Hours

The library will be open Monday thru Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on Sundays. 

The computer lab will be open Monday thru Thursday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 9 ...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

All The Colors Or The Spectrum Dance Party

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The DeSoto Public Library will host a fun sensory friendly Dance party to celebrate National Autism Awareness Month on Friday, April 5th from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Although this event is specially designed for families with children with Autism Spectrum Disorde...

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Library
Posted on: February 26, 2019

March 2019 Computer Classes

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Starting Tuesday, March 19, 2019 the DeSoto Public Library will be holding introductory computer classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Topics include internet security & safety, computer basics, and Microsoft Word beginner and intermediate.  For...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

DeSoto Public Library Best Southwest Everything Teen Expo 2019

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Numerous Resources...One Location! Check back often to find out more details. For more information please call Marq Runnels @ 972.230.9663.

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

AARP Tax-Aide for Seniors

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Volunteers from the AARP Tax-Aide Service will be at the DeSoto Public Library assisting seniors with their tax returns every Wednesday, from February 6th until April 10th. AARP does not take appointments. They will be here from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, helpi...

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Library
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: March 5, 2019

Kids' Fishing Tournament

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Come out to the fishin’ hole at Briarwood Park for the City’s Annual Kids' Fishin’ Day. Briarwood Pond, will be generously stocked with fish to increase the odds of a memorable fishing experience. All kids 16 and under are we...

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Click here to register... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Easter Eggstravaganza

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The Easter Bunny is on his way! Bring your Easter baskets and join us for the Easter Eggstravaganza for children ages 9 and under. There will be hundreds of Easter eggs up for grabs, so hop on over to the fields at Zeiger Park. 

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

14th Annual Mother and Son Dance

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Lights...Camera...Action... the Annual Mother and Son Dance is a special night for fun for moms and their sons. Enjoy dancing and refreshments. This evening will make memories last a lifetime! This semi formal affair is a sophisticated and stylish night f...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Gray Fit Sports Performance Training

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Coach Robyn is a high energy trainer that has a passion for youth and sports! Her innovative ways, industry experience, and moral fiber gives her that advantage over any other trainer in the area. She becomes your family! Gray Fit Training isn't just a pl...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Fun Time Live - Friday Nights

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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: 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.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 23, 2017

Volunteer DeSoto

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Volunteers support the DeSoto Parks and Recreation Department in a variety of ways – at special events, through clerical office work, with education programs, and with environmental projects. Volunteers add new dimension, personality, and depth to our pro...

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Here's how to sign up... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 3, 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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