DeSoto City Council Meeting Agenda
City Council Chambers
Jim Baugh Government Center
DeSoto City Hall       211 E. Pleasant Run Road
DeSoto, TX 75115    (972) 230-9646
Mayor Rachel L. Proctor
Mayor Pro Tem Andre' Byrd, Sr.
Councilmember Kay Brown-Patrick
Councilmember Nicole Raphiel
Councilmember Dinah Marks 
Councilmember Crystal Chism 
Councilmember Letitia Hughes
DATE:  Monday, May 16, 2022

SPECIAL MEETING:   6:00 p.m.  Council Chambers
SWEARING-IN CEREMONY:  7:00 p.m. Council Chambers

(Reception immediately following in the
Civic Center Bluebonnet Rooms)

As authorized by Section 551.071(2) of the Texas Government Code, this meeting may be convened into closed Executive Session for the purpose of seeking confidential legal advice from the City Attorney on any agenda item listed herein.

DeSoto City Council Meetings are open to the public; however, since space is limited and citizens are encouraged to view the
meetings online rather than in person due to concerns related to the spread of COVID-19. Citizens attending in-person are
asked to maintain a distance of at least 6-feet from other members of the public, City Council and staff. The meeting will be
live-streamed on DeSoto's website at for those wanting to view the meeting online.
1.   Call to Order
Invocation - Pastor Chris Henderson, The Star of Hope Baptist Church
a.   Presentation and discussion of proposed capital financing plans to include the reconstruction of Hampton Road, construction of the Aquatic & Recreation Center, and funding the City's annual Capital Improvement Plan Click to View
a.   Presentation to Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson in recognition of her years of public service Click to View
b.   Special presentation to Mayor Rachel L. Proctor Click to View
c.   Consider a Resolution of the City Council of the City of DeSoto, Texas, canvassing the returns and declaring the results of the General Election held on Saturday, May 7, 2022, in the City of DeSoto, for the purpose of electing a Mayor for Place 1, a Councilmember for Place 3 and a Councilmember for Place 5 per the Texas Election Code. Click to View
d.   Presentation of Certificate of Election to re-elected Mayor Place 1 per the Texas Election Code.
e.   Conduct Oath of Office for re-elected Mayor Place 1 per the Texas Constitution.
f.   Presentation of Certification of Election to re-elected Councilmember for Place 3 per the Texas Election Code.
g.   Conduct Oath of Office for re-elected Councilmember Place 3 per the Texas Constitution.
h.   Presentation of Certification of Election to re-elected Councilmember for Place 5 per the Texas Election Code.
i.   Conduct Oath of Office for re-elected Councilmember Place 5 per the Texas Constitution.
3.   Adjourn

The building in which the above meeting will be conducted is wheelchair accessible.  Person with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and may require auxiliary aid or services such as readers or large print, or interpreters for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired, are requested to contact the Office of City Secretary at 972-230-9646 or by E-mail at or by calling through a T.D.D. (Telecommunication Device for the Deaf) to Relay Texas 800-732-2989.

I, the undersigned authority, do hereby certify that this Notice of Meeting was posted in accordance with the regulations of the Texas Open Meetings Act on the bulletin board located at the entrance to the City of DeSoto's Jim Baugh Government Center, a place convenient and readily accessible to the general public as well as to the City's website and said Notice was posted on the following date and time:  Thursday, May 12, 2022 by 6:00 P.M. and remained so posted at least two (2) hours after said meeting was convened.

Alicia Thomas, City Secretary
DeSoto City Council Meetings are broadcast live in their entirety on DeSoto's City Website Government Access Channel 16 available to Spectrum subscribers and Channel 99 available to AT&T U-verses subscribers on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  A taped broadcast is aired each day on Channel 16 and Channel 99 at 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. following the live broadcast.  Questions regarding the broadcast schedules or internet viewing should be directed to Kathy Jones, Community Relations Manager, at 972-230-9648. These taped broadcasts are also available to view on the City's website ( ) at your convenience. 


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