Posted on: May 16, 2016

Video of April 14, 2016 Lawn Care Maintenance Class presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Research


The Lawn Care Maintenance took place on April 14, 2016. The speaker discussed proper lawn care maintenance needed to establish and maintain a healthy lawn, basic lawn maintenance practices, turf grass selection, and recommendations to reduce water, fert...Lawn Care Maintenance Video

Video Link
Posted on: May 4, 2016

Western Portion of Roy Orr Trail closed for construction of a wastewater improvement project.

trail map.png

DeSoto’s Parks & Recreation Department would like to announce that the west section of the Roy Orr Trail from Thunderbrook to Mirkes Parkway will be closed to the public for a wastewater improvement project that will take place along Ten Mile Creek. The ...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

The Beneath the Stars Poetry and Concert with Taylor Pace will move the DeSoto Corner Theatre

DCOC_Beneath The Stars FB Post_Taylor Pace 2web.jpg

On May 27th at 7pm you'll hear the best in poetry and spoken word performed live followed at 8pm by American R&B/Soul artist Taylor Pace & Outa Phoenix.

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 17, 2016

DeSoto Receives Coveted ISO 1X Fire Rating

ISO1 presentation.jpg

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...Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2016

Sign up for emergency notifications from City of DeSoto with CodeRED


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 requires you ...Read on...

Register for CodeRED online
Posted on: February 17, 2016

DeSoto's Public Utilities Division Offers Free Water Conservation Classes

Water U

These classes are free of charge to DeSoto residents, but will require registration.  Classes are limited to 75 attendees. You will want to sign up early to guarantee your seat.

The first class, Lawn Care Maintenance, is scheduled for April 14, 2016 f...Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2015

Southwest Regional Communications Center can now accept text to 911


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.