Posted on: November 8, 2019
The City of DeSoto received some great news in Frisco on Friday morning (11/08/19). The prestigious Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS,) who held their North American Conference at the Omni Hotel in Frisco, presented their coveted “Promoti...Read on...
Posted on: November 1, 2019
City of DeSoto Officials held a Thursday morning meeting (10/31/19) with the city’s hotel operators and Chamber of Commerce representatives to strengthen dialogue and coordinate efforts to attract more and more visitors to DeSoto.
Posted on: October 11, 2019
On November 7th the City of DeSoto’s hosted a Community Information Session on the new water rates which increased on October 1, 2019. In addition to presenting the key details, this information session provided audience members the opportunity to ask rel...Read on...
Posted on: September 20, 2019
It has been an extremely productive week for the City of DeSoto and the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation Board in terms of delivering on follow-up actions requested by residents of DeSoto concerning the Jeremiah Quarles Case (State of Texa...Read on...
Posted on: August 29, 2019
A DeSoto Town Hall Community Meeting was held on Monday, September 16, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, in the DeSoto City Council Chambers, 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas, 75115. It featured a presentation by the DeSoto Police Depart...Read on...
Posted on: August 26, 2019
The Board of Directors of the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation (DEDC) has voted unanimously to move forward with a forensic financial audit of DEDC finances related to the Jeremiah Quarles Case covering a period between 2012 and 2018.
The decision w...Read on...
Posted on: August 16, 2019
In response to issues with trash collection and mail delivery caused by non-residents parking in the neighborhoods near DeSoto High School, the DeSoto City Council adopted Ordinance Number 12.610, titled, “Stopping, Standing and Parking&rdqu...Read on...
Posted on: September 12, 2019
The search to find DeSoto’s next City Manager is officially underway. Keller, Texas-based executive search firm SGR (Strategic Government Resources), who was selected by the DeSoto City Council in August 2019 to conduct the nationwide search on ...Read on...
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Posted on: July 13, 2019
In late April a long investigatory and legal process involving Jeremiah Quarles, the former CEO of the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation (DEDC) came to a close. Mr. Quarles entered a guilty plea to misdemeanor theft, received two years’ pr...Read on...
Posted on: May 3, 2019
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...Read on...
Posted on: July 12, 2017
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...Read on...