News Flash

Posted on: March 14, 2019

Senior Symposium and Health Fair


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

031219 Siren Social Media Statement


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.

Veterans town hall meeting logo

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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RSVP to attend this free event... 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: 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

Siren Warning Post Revised 031119


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

DeSoto Online Food Safety Meeting

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

City Lights April 2019_Page_1

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


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


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