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Landscaping Updates

Hopefully you have noticed the changes to the entryway on Belt Line Rd. We had the old shrubs removed and hope to get beautiful roses and flowers planted on Monday.

This project is paid for in part by a grant from the City of DeSoto. We have also applied for a grant to install irrigation and complete landscaping at the Cockrell Hill entryway.

We hope to see you all at the April 26th meeting at 11 a.m.

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Chapel Hill Community Survey

Chapel Hill Community Survey

Don’t forget, please take the time to complete our resident survey. It should only take 2 minutes.

Our next neighborhood meeting will be held on Saturday, April 26th at 11 am at Metro Southwinds Fellowship Church. More reminders will be sent, but mark your calendars now.

DeSoto ISD sets dates for pre-K, kindergarten registration

If you have children who will be 4 or 5 years old in September, DeSoto is hold registration for pre-K and kindergarten from April 15th -17th, and May 6th-8th in the Bluebonnet Room at the Town Center.

 

Students are eligible for pre-K registration if they are 4 on or before Sept. 1 and the family qualifies for free- or reduced-meal programs. Other criteria for eligibility include if students are unable to speak or comprehend English or if they are children of active-duty members of the military or military members who were injured or killed in the line of duty.

Bring birth certificates, shot records, social security card, proof of address, and parent’s driver’s license.

2013 HOA Accomplishments

We look forward to seeing you at the next community meeting, April 26th.

DeSoto listed in best small cities in Texas

The Cities Journal listed DeSoto as #11 in best small cities in Texas. Other rankings are below.

#10 New Braunfels

#9 Mansfield

#8 San Marcos

#7 Georgetown

#6 Victoria

#5 Port Arthur

#4 Flower Mound

#3 Cedar Park

#2 Baytown

#1 Rowlett

Top 11 Small Cities In Texas | Cities Journal.

DeSoto Resident Survey

The City of DeSoto would like your input to identify “WOW” factors that build awareness of DeSoto.

Respond to the survey and become eligible to win one of 2 sets of season tickets to the Uptown Downtown DeSoto Arts Commission Sunday Music Series.

DeSoto, TX – Official Website.

Council would like your feedback

During a recent work session with the City Council, the Council expressed their desire to amend our current residential building standards by:

1. Requiring all residential homes to be 100% masonry. Our current standard is 100% masonry only on the front side and 80% on the remaining sides.

2. A minimum roof pitch on the main roof structure of 8:12. We currently
don’t have a minimum roof pitch requirement.

3. Require gutters on all sides. This is not required at this time.

4. Require a minimum 30-year roof shingle. This is also not required at this time.

Please express your thoughts to our council. They are here to serve you.

DeSoto ISD Education Foundation

Bank of DeSoto commits to $25,000 educational endowment DESOTO

Find out more by clicking the link. Foundation launches new campaign.

Planned Development on Cockrell Hill

Greetings neighbors,

By now, you all should have received a notice from the City regarding the development of a storage facility on the empty lot adjacent to the neighborhood on Cockrell Hill Rd. We have sent out information via the website, our Twitter, and Facebook page and only received two responses from a neighborhood of 300+ homes.

Please respond to the City’s request, indicating whether you approve or disapprove of the proposed development . Please contact us if you have questions.

Tree Lighting Ceremony

On Friday, December 6th at 7:30pm the community is invited to join the DeSoto Youth Advisory Board and Mayor Sherman as we light the huge 25 ft. Christmas Tree in the DeSoto Town Center Plaza.

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