Posted on: April 20, 2017

Sizzling Summer of Soul All White Party

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SIZZLING SUMMER OF SOUL 

Atkinson Toyota Presents “The Sizzling Summer of Soul”, Saturday, May 13th, 8:00 pm to 12:00 am at the Manderley Event Center, located at 2010 N. Hampton Rd. Suite 700, DeSoto, TX, 75115. Come enjoy savory ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Fourth Friday Concert with performances by the DHS Jazz Band and A Cappella Choir

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The DeSoto Arts Commission invites you to attend our April Fourth Friday Concert featuring the DeSoto High School Jazz band with special performances by members of the DHS A Cappella Choir just back from their London Tour. Join us for a cup of coffee and ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

DeSoto Election

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The DeSoto City Council approved an Ordinance at their March 7, 2017 meeting to accept the Certification of Unopposed candidates and declared unopposed candidates for Councilmember Place 2, Virgil Helm and Councilmember Place 4, Rachel Proctor elected to ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

We are currently accepting applications to test for Police Officer

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Apply online at desototexas.gov from Tuesday March 28 through Friday May 5. Read the informational flyer below for all details.

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

TXU Energy Donates Trees to N. Elerson Park

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and the Texas Tree Foundation gathered at DeSoto’s North Elerson Park today toplant trees donated through TXU’s Committed to Community Growth Program.  TXU Energy donated five 45-gallon bur oak
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Posted on: March 8, 2017

The Design Phase is underway on the Chattey Road Improvements

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Chattey Road is an existing two-lane asphalt roadway located within a residential community. The improved roadway will be a 27’ undivided concrete roadway with curb and gutter, closed drainage, sidewalks, retaining walls, sewer line crossings, water line ...

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Chattey Road Improvements
Posted on: February 20, 2017

Water University Classes

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The DeSoto Public Utilities Department has partnered with Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center to offer a series of water efficiency and landscape maintenance classes focused on techniques to conserve water and reduce monthly water bills. ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Connecting the Community With Valuable Resources

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"I think it's so important that our residents have easy access to information regarding social services and resources available to them in our area,” said DeSoto Mayor ProTem Rachel Proctor.  “Many valuable resources out there often go unuse...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

DeSoto wins national Digital Cities award

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“Over the past six years, our ultimate goal has been to create an unprecedented level of financial transparency and technology that will significantly improve processes in an effort to enhance our public services,” said DeSoto City Manager Tarron Richards...

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Posted on: December 28, 2015

Southwest Regional Communications Center can now accept text to 911

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Southwest Regional Communications Center, the 911 call center for the cities of DeSoto, Cedar Hill and Duncanville is now equipped to accept text messages. Take a minute and watch these short videos on the benefits of text to 911.

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

DeSoto Parks & Recreation Receives Accreditation from CAPRA

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DeSoto Parks & Recreation Department Receives National Accreditation at 2016 National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Annual Conference DESOTO, TX October 12, 2016 - The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) recently announced that th...

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Posted on: March 17, 2016

DeSoto Receives Coveted ISO 1X Fire Rating

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Recently, the Texas State Fire Marshal’s office announced that the Insurance Services Office (ISO) is recommending that DeSoto’s Public Protection Classification be changed to Class 1 for all properties located within 1,000 feet of a fire hydrant or water...

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Posted on: March 8, 2016

Sign up for emergency notifications from City of DeSoto with CodeRED

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The City of Desoto has "upgraded" our code red system to allow you to receive notifications 24 hours a day based strictly on Doppler radar. You can now receive the warnings for tornados, flash floods or severe thunderstorms. This upgrade require...

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Register for CodeRED online

Library

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Hoopla is now available at the DeSoto Public Library!

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Library card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit hoopladigital.com to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers
– available to borrow fo...More info...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Roku Streaming Sticks with Netflix now available for checkout!

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These streaming sticks are easy-to-use, wireless devices that plug in to an HDMI port on the back of your TV. They will be available at the Library’s Check-Out desk and may be checked out for 14 days with no renewals. ***Must be 18 or older to c...

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspots Are Now Available!

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They are easy-to-use, mobile hotspots that keeps your smart phone, tablet, laptop, or other Wi-Fi–enabled devices connected to the Internet. You can connect up to 10 devices to 4G LTE networks. They will be available at the Library’s Check-Out desk and ma...More info...

Link to library online catalog page

Posted on: January 3, 2017

Online Payment

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

DeSoto Municipal Court "E-Court"

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Citizens Can Resolve Traffic Citations Via (E-Court) Video Conferencing

Persons who have received traffic citations from the DeSoto Police Department are now able to resolve those citations through a video conference court appearance, City of DeSoto’s Muni...Read on...


Posted on: April 7, 2017

Sizzling Summer of Soul - All White Party

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Atkinson Toyota Presents “The Sizzling Summer of Soul”, Saturday, May 13th, 8:00 p.m. to 12 midnight at the Manderley Event Center, located at 2010 N. Hampton Rd. Suite 700, DeSoto, TX, 75115. Come enjoy savory food, spirits and soulfu...

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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 ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Fun Time Live Event Calendar

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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: March 23, 2017

First Start Sports

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During each session, preschoolers will learn the basic skills for a specific sport. This is a great way for participants to develop their motor skills and gain an understating of basic sport fundamentals. Parent involvement is strongly encouraged.

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Posted on: April 1, 2017

Mother and Son Dance

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Lights.. Camera.. Action.. the 11th Annual Mother and Son Dance is a special night of fun for moms and their sons. Enjoy dancing and refreshments. This evening will make memories that will last a lifetime! Tickets are on sale for $15 per person.

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

PARD Receives National Accreditation from the NRPA

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The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) recently announced that the DeSoto Parks & Recreation Department has received accreditation by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). With the announcement, DeSoto ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

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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Police

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

We are currently accepting applications to test for Police Officer

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Apply online at desototexas.gov from Tuesday March 28 through Friday May 5. Read the informational flyer below for all details.

Informational Flyer
Posted on: January 14, 2016

Police purchase Segways

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Desoto PD purchased two Segway vehicles for our School Resource Officers. These will be used at the high school, the freshman campus as well as school and city events. They are a welcome addition to our SRO unit.

Posted on: November 23, 2015

Meet K9 Officer Arsen

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Arsen is a very active Belgian Malinois that was born November 2012. In January 2014, the DeSoto Police Department purchased Arsen from Police Service Dogs, Inc. located in Oxford, FL. In February 2014, Arsen and his handler attended a six week handler/K9...

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