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Posted on: May 27, 2015

WNV positive mosquito trap in DeSoto - Spraying will be conducted on 5-27, 5-28, & 5-31

WNV Spray Zone 5-27-15

DCHHS Reports Positive Mosquito Trap in DeSoto
DCHHS Will Conduct Ground Spraying from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. onWednesday May 27, Thursday May 28, and Sunday May 31

DALLAS (May 27, 2015) – Dallas County Health and Human... Read on...

DCHHs mosquito prevention website
Posted on: May 27, 2015

Town Hall Meeting, Saturday, May 30th at 5pm on housing and community development needs

The City of DeSoto participates in the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Block Grant Program and is required to prepare and submit a Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan for HUD approval in... Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2015

Do you think you might have a water leak? Watch this video to learn how to check your meter.

The Public Utility Division of the City of DeSoto produced this video to show residents how to check for water leaks and read their meter.

How To Read Your Water Meter Video
Posted on: May 19, 2015

DeSoto Fire Rescue Presents Life Saving Awards

At a recent City Council meeting, three incidences involving life saving by DeSoto Fire Rescue personnel were recognized. Captain Bryan Southard presented the awards saying that on average every three days in DeSoto, EMS... Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

DeSoto Library Director, Kerry McGeath receives Standing TALL Award

DeSoto’s Managing Director of Library Services, Kerry McGeath, was recently recognized by the Texas Library Association with their Standing TALL Award For Outstanding Leadership in Texas Libraries. This award is presented... Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2015

The Design Phase has begun on the Chattey Road Improvements

Affected property owners will be contacted. The work will establish existing property boundary lines to determine whether right-of way is needed, and the overall location of the new roadway.

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Chattey Road Improvements
Posted on: April 23, 2015

Cpl. Nick Bristow and DeSoto Police recognize first Unsung Hero


Kimberly Wilson, pictured on the left, answered Cpl. Nick’s (center) plea to the public to nominate an Unsung Hero. She nominated her neighbor, Mrs. June Averitte (right). In her words, “Mrs. Averitte is a phenomenal and... Read on...

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Posted on: July 17, 2014

DeSoto's Finance Dept. Receives Comptroller's Platinum Award for Financial Transparency

DeSoto City Manager, Tarron Richardson, Ph.D., recently received a letter from Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, announcing that the City of DeSoto has earned the 2014 Platinum Leadership Circle Award for... Read on...

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Posted on: July 17, 2014

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Posted on: July 17, 2014

Help Fight Crime by using TIP411


Do you know of a crime or suspicious activity that should be reported to the DeSoto Police? You can now do it quickly and easily using the new TIP411 program available through the city website, smart phone app or Facebook. ... Read on...

Posted on: July 17, 2014

Why is that fire hydrant gushing water?

This is an intentional flushing of the city’s water system which is done on a routine basis to remove sediment from lines and keeps the entire water distribution system refreshed. Although it may appear to waste water,... Read on...