Aaron London, Dayton Beach News-Journal, December 17, 2019


Facing ongoing threats from sea level rise and potential storm damage, Flagler County officials are hoping to make “resiliency” a key element of future beach management efforts.

During Monday night’s meeting, commissioners approved the creation of a Resiliency Study and Advisory Board to coordinate efforts to preserve area beaches and meet future challenges. The vote to create the advisory board was 4-1, with Commissioner Joe Mullins dissenting.

“We have a clear picture of sea level rise and a clear picture of more storms,” said County Administrator Jerry Cameron. “We are continuing to move forward and formalize our approach to have a coordinated response to resiliency challenges that our county is certain to face.” Read More