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Posted on: May 17, 2019

DESOTO ASKS RESIDENTS: WATER U DOING TO CONSERVE WATER?

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On Thursday Evening, May 16, 2019, a small but enthusiastic group of residents trickled into the DeSoto City Council Chambers to attend a free water conservation class taught by Patrick Dickinson, a Horticulturist and Project Coordinator with Texas A&...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: May 7, 2019

Register Now for the Next Junior Civic Academy

JUNIOR CIVIC ACADEMY FLYER 04-22-19

Civic Academy! The DeSoto JCA is an 11-week program designed to expose high school juniors and seniors to the inner workings of our local government. Completion of this program offers benefits such as community service hour credit, internships in the muni...

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Additional Info... 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: April 25, 2019

DeSoto Celebrates First Year of Star Transit Service

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STAR TRANSIT AND CITY OF DESOTO CELEBRATE MILESTONE;SERVICES SUPPORT THE GREATER COMMUNITY

 TERRELL, TX (April 25, 2019) – STAR Transit is celebrating its one-year anniversary of providing public transportation in the City of DeSoto. In ...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Join DeSoto's Veterans Affairs Committee

Posting seeking candidates to join DeSoto's Veterans Affairs Committee

DeSoto’s Veterans Affairs Committee is looking for a good person to join our team! If you are interested in donating your time to help guide the City’s efforts to assist our Veterans, this could be a great assignment!

To Learn more abou...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Join DeSoto’s Planning and Zoning Commission

Planning Zoning Commission Ad Final Final

DeSoto’s Planning and Zoning Commission has an immediate opening and we would love to hear from all of our residents who are interested in donating their time to help shape the face of DeSoto for years to come. To learn more about our commission visit: ww...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Are You Prepared for Severe Weather Season?

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Are You Prepared for Severe Weather Season?

The spring months mark the beginning of severe weather season, and during a severe weather incident, such as a tornado or flood, preparation will make all the difference.

To be prepared when disaster strikes, plea...

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Additional Info... City-wide Announcements
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: 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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City-wide Announcements