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Why not?

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 10:39 a.m. CST

From Lincoln Jackson

Creston

The city of Creston decided to employ the service of a Des Moines firm for their annual audit. For whatever reason, Draper, Snodgrass, and Mikkelsen requested an extension of the deadline, but were denied.

The city “wouldn’t want to set a precedent for the future.” Why not?

Can’t the city set a precedent for a local professional firm who has serviced local customers for decades?

The city wants its public to buy local and support local businesses. Shouldn’t the same be true for them? I think so.

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