New events are happening in Desoto! To see the full list of activities go to the Desoto Parks and Recreation website. 


On Sunday, December 19th from 1pm to 4pm, free toys for up to 3 children per family, new school supplies to start the winter semester and food for your family will be distributed to all who register during the holiday at this drive through event!


This event is available to DeSoto residents only. Proof of DeSoto residency will be required at the pickup location, Zeiger Park located at 405 Eagle Drive.  If you or someone you know need a little extra help this Christmas, follow the link below the link this to register. One registration per family. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chris-howell-foundation-holiday-toys-food-giveaway-desoto-tickets-216361833067 


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Adopt A Street and Monthly Clean Up Events




The City of DeSoto wants your participation in this year’s Civic Academy, which is scheduled to begin Thursday, August 12, 2021. All applications must be filled out online. The Civic Academy is open to the first 25 DeSoto citizens who submit completed applications. For more information please contact Kimberly Garduno at 972-230-9690 or email kgarduno@desototexas.gov.


Covid-19 Vaccinations are starting to become available at various locations in Dallas. For full details and information, visit the Texas Health and Human services website or check with your local health provider. (If you are a Veteran, check with your local VA hospital.) 

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City Manager Weekly Updates


January Quarterly Meeting Minutes from the Zoom

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The City of DeSoto cares about its residents, and we are reaching out to HOAs to help spread the word about the different ways families and businesses can access COVID-19 relief resources. Here are the six ways to help the community recover during COVID-19:


       1. Water Bill Assistance

The City of DeSoto offers water bill assistance to help pay for water, sewer, garbage and drainage fees for up to six months.

       2. Rent Relief

The City offers funds to those struggling to make rent or facing eviction. Apply for relief now!

       3. Vaccine Access

The City of DeSoto is helping more get vaccinated, including home-bound residents.

       4. iCSI Business Boost 

The iCSI Customer Service Excellence Workshop consists of two free 90-minute sessions that teach you how to target customers using social media tactics.

       5. WiFi Resources

Several DeSoto public parks have been equipped with free WiFi.

       6. Food Pantry

The City of DeSoto is providing additional support to local food pantries.


To learn more, visit the City's website, desototexas.gov



Desoto Cares Flyer in English and Spanish


If you need assistance with mortgage, rental and utility bills,click the flyer below to find out more information (link to site included)  Or go directly to the link below for full details.