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A Message From Code Enforcement

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City ordinance requires that all vehicles must be parked on improved surfaces. No vehicle should be parked in the front or side yard of a residence at any Ɵme, except on a driveway or on an improved surface such as reinforced concrete.

August 1 City Council Mtg. ‐ City Hall ‐ 7 pm 1 NaƟonal Night Out ‐ 7 to 9 pm 3 Historical FoundaƟon Mtg. ‐ 6 pm 3 KDB Mtg. Civic Ctr. ‐ 6:30 pm 3 Library Board Mtg. Library ‐ 7 pm 4 Sing Outdoor Movie ‐ 8:30pm 7 Arts Commission Mtg. ‐ Civic Ctr. ‐ 6pm 7 Park Board Mtg. ‐ Civic Ctr. ‐ 6:30 pm 8 Planning & Zoning Mtg. ‐City Hall ‐7 pm 11 Hidden Figures Outdoor Movie 8:30 pm 15 City Council Mtg. ‐ City Hall ‐ 7 pm 22 Planning & Zoning Mtg. ‐ City Hall ‐ 7 pm 25 Forte Band Concert Amphitheater ‐ 8pm 28 DEDC Board Mtg. ‐ City Hall ‐ 9 am Do You Know A DeSoto Teenager Who Might Be Interested In Pursuing an internship that could lead to a career in local government? Encourage that teen to take the first step by applying now to join the DeSoto Junior Civic Academy. This eleven week program is an extension of the Civic Academy that the City has offered for more than ten years. It is designed to introduce DeSoto high school juniors and seniors to career opportuniƟes in public administraƟon, economic development, municipal finance and budgeƟng, library services, public works, parks and recreaƟon, police, fire and EMS and much more. Parents are encouraged to aƩend with their teen. Apply online now to aƩend the DeSoto Junior Civic Academy at www.desototexas.gov/ jca. 1 Fireworks‐Meadow Creek Park ‐ 6pm 3 Park Board Mtg. canceled 4 City FaciliƟes closed for Independence Day ‐ City Council Mtg. canceled 5 Library Board Mtg. Library ‐ 7 pm 10 Arts Commission Mtg. Civic Ctr. 6pm 11 Planning & Zoning Mtg.‐ City Hall ‐7 pm 18 City Council Mtg. ‐ City Hall ‐ 7 pm 24 DEDC Board Mtg. ‐ City Hall ‐ 9 am 25 Planning & Zoning Mtg. ‐ City Hall ‐ 7 pm 28 Andrea Dawson Amphitheater 8 pm 5 KDB Mtg. Civic Ctr. ‐ 6:30 pm 5 Historical FoundaƟon Mtg. 6 pm

AddiƟonally, parking in the alley is prohibited at all Ɵmes so as to not interfere with the free and uninterrupted movement of traffic. If you would like to report a code violaƟon, please call the Code Enforcement office at 469.658.3075.

This year’s NaƟonal Night Out is scheduled for Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 7 to 9 pm. Crime watch groups, homeowners associaƟons and neighborhood groups are encouraged to come outside their homes that evening and join together for a show of community support. Make

DeSoto Public Utilities Offers Free Composting Class ‐ August 29, 2017 6:30 to 8:30 pm Is your trash can full at the end of the week? Did you know that you can reduce the waste carried to landfills by composƟng more and throwing away less? This program teaches the composƟng process, the plans now for your neighborhood block party or event on NaƟonal Night Out. To schedule a police or city official visit or for more informaƟon, call Officer Jessica Ryan, at 469.658.3055. August in Texas can be steamy to say the least. Some ciƟes in Texas have elected to celebrate NaƟonal Night Out on the first Tuesday in October when the weather is much cooler. If that sounds good to you, the DeSoto Police agree and will host a special crime prevenƟon event for the whole community on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 7 to 9 pm at the DeSoto Civic Center. Watch this newsleƩer for more informaƟon on that event.

different types and methods of composƟng, as well as how to compost and its importance.

To aƩend this free class, which takes place in the City Council Chambers at DeSoto City Hall, 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, please register online at http://www.desototexas.gov/1769/Water-Conservation-Classes . If you are unable to register online, please contact the Public UƟliƟes Office at 972.230.5724 for assistance. 230.9648.

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