January 12, 2014

Flagler County Becoming ‘Cooler and Cooler’ for Tech, Official Says

Like a racehorse holding back until the final furlong, Flagler County is preparing to surge forward technologically with hopes to one day rival a big city like Seattle with its ability to draw tech-savvy residents, tourists and businesses, a county official said.

“Our county is getting cooler and cooler,” County Administrator Craig Coffey said during a recent meeting with reporters.

Drawing more high-tech businesses like Coastal Cloud and Aveo Engineering, their employees, families, friends and guests are all part of the look ahead, which starts with an expansion and improvements to the Information Technology department to bring the county’s assets via the “worldwide web” with a few keystrokes on the computer.

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