City of DeSoto Proposes a Tax Rate Reduction with FY2018 Budget

DeSoto, TX - “Since my appointment to the position of City Manager in 2011, my Administration has been working tirelessly and with due diligence to improve the monetary situation of our community,” said Tarron Richardson, PhD. 

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How much home can you afford to buy in DeSoto?

DeSoto, TX - Buying a home in Dallas-Fort Worth and surrounding suburbs continues to be a challenge as prices increase. DeSoto, located 13 miles south of downtown, is no exception.

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DeSoto City Council Approves Amendment to Garbage, Trash and Refuse Ordinance

DeSoto, TX - An amendment to the City’s Garbage, Trash and Refuse Ordinance was recently passed by the DeSoto City Council that specifies a timeframe for when trash and recyclables can be placed at the curb for pickup

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City of DeSoto Will Hold A Special Election To Fill Unexpired Term For City Council Place 7

DeSoto, TX - The City of DeSoto will hold a Special Election on Saturday, August 26, 2017 to fill the unexpired term of James Zander who resigned his seat on the DeSoto City Council on June 20, 2017.

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DeSoto Mayor is Appointed to NCTCOG Executive Board

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan was recently elected to the North Central Texas Council of Government’s (NCTCOG) Executive Board. The 18-member Executive Board is the policy-making body for NCTCOG, which serves a 16 county region in North Central Texas and has more than 230 member governments.

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DeSoto City Council Approves Amendment to Garbage, Trash and Refuse Ordinance

DeSoto, TX - An amendment to the City’s Garbage, Trash and Refuse Ordinance was recently passed by the DeSoto City Council that specifies a timeframe

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DeSoto Couple Launches Innovative Elderly Care Agency

DeSoto, TX - A new concept by a forward thinking DeSoto couple, Daphne and Duane Danns, was launched recently.  IKOR will serve as an advocacy agency and lifestyle

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Driver on I-35 slams into DeSoto police car

DeSoto, TX - The driver of a car is in the hospital after slamming into the back of a DeSoto police car. The officer was working another crash on Interstate 35 near Belt Line Road around 1:30 a.m. Friday.

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Chicago investor buys DeSoto shipping center

DeSoto, TX - An Illinois-based investor has purchased a DeSoto distribution center to add to its Dallas holdings.  Brennan Investment Group bought the DW Distribution

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City donates shade structure to RYE

DeSoto, TX - The City of DeSoto Parks and Recreation Department donated a shade structure for the campus garden area at Ruby Young Elementary.

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