Des Moines' got goat regret
Des Moines is clicking its cleats for rejecting goats as city staffers, Councilperson Carl Voss told Axios.
- "If Clive can do it, why can't we?" Voss asked.
Flashback: DSM nixed the idea several years ago. Farm animals are generally prohibited from taking residence in DSM.
- The city tends to live under the same rules, Parks director Ben Page told Axios.
🐐 State of play: Clive's goat experience has been bucking great.
- In four years, the herd has quadrupled in size and volunteers help out with some of the work, said Richard Brown, director of Clive's leisure services.
- Now, metro residents who spot the goats around town try to get selfies. And even swag for the animals has become popular.
What's next: Voss will advocate for goats as next year's budget talks pick up.
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