County Commissioners Association of Ohio - 88 CCAO - Serving Ohio Counties Since 1880
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Holmes County Miami County Jefferson County Clark County Monroe County Auglaize County Summit County Union County Lawrence County Highland County Madison County Noble County Mercer County Marion County Morrow County Washington County Perry County Portage County Cuyahoga County Montgomery County Ottawa County Richland County Williams County Clermont County Greene County Morgan County Columbiana County Delaware County Preble County
Pike County Tuscarawas County Darke County Defiance County Fayette County Guernsey County Wayne County Lorain County Sandusky County Brown County Pickaway County Lake County Adams County Jackson County Hocking County Putnam County Van Wert County Harrison County Wyandot County Lucas County Paulding County Ashtabula County Champaign County Athens County Seneca County Warren County Clinton County Hamilton County Crawford County

MEETINGS & EVENTS

CEBCO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jan. 27 at 10 AM
CCAO Offices, 209 E. State Street, Columbus

2017 NEW MEMBER TRAINING SEMINAR

Feb. 5-7
Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square, 75 E State Street, Columbus

CCAO SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON REVISION OF DRAINAGE AND DITCH LAWS 

Feb. 6 at 10 AM
Allen County

RECORDS RETENTION POLICIES

Feb. 8 at 9:30 AM
A CCAO 2nd Wednesday Webinar

CORSA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Feb. 24 at 10 AM
CCAO Offices, 209 E. State Street, Columbus

NACo LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE

Feb. 25-Mar. 1
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC

NW DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS AND ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION QUARTERLY MEETING

March 29
Mercer County

OHIO COUNCIL OF COUNTY OFFICIALS LEGISLATIVE RECEPTION

April 26 from 5-7 PM
Statehouse Atrium, Columbus

NACo ANNUAL CONFERENCE

July 21-24
Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High Street, Franklin County (Columbus), O-H-I-O

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What's New?

2017-2018 CCAO LEGISLATIVE PLATFORM

CCAO's 2017-2018 Legislative Program emphasizes our top policy issues in these key areas: 
   •  Medicaid Managed Care Organization Sales Tax
   •  Opiate Epidemic
   •  Voting Equipment and Indigent Defense

FINANCIAL HEALTH INDICATORS RELEASED TO COUNTIES

Thursday, Auditor of State Dave Yost's Office released information to your county auditor/county fiscal officer about the financial well-being of your county demonstrated through their newly developed Financial Health Indicators.  The Auditor of State spent the last five years developing this benchmarking data, which has been compiled for all 88 counties as well as cities through Ohio. Read more in the Statehouse Report.

MEAD HONORED BY CCAO BOARDPhoto of Bubb, Mead and Subler

The CCAO Board of Directors expressed their appreciation to former CCAO Policy Analyst Brian Mead for his service to the Association from 2014-2017. Earlier this month, Brian left to become the director of the Licking County Board of Elections. (L to R) Licking Co. Comm. and CCAO Executive Committee Member Tim Bubb, Director Mead and CCAO Managing Director of Policy Cheryl Subler.

OHIO COUNTIES MATTER

Ohio Counties Matter was created by CCAO for members to educate the public on the vital services counties offer, including providing justice and public safety services, workforce preparedness, protecting children from abuse and neglect, administering elections, serving vulnerable Ohioans and maintaining roads and bridges, and more. Read more...

2016 CCAO ANNUAL REPORT

Attached is our second CCAO Annual Report to highlight some of the accomplishments achieved by YOUR association and how together we are advancing effective county government for Ohio.

IMPACT OF MEDICAID MCO SALES TAX LOSS

Since 2009, Ohio has levied state and local sales taxes on Medicaid health and pharmaceutical services provided by MCO’s. The federal government has indicated that Ohio’s tax is out of compliance because it does not apply broadly to all MCO services. The tax will need to be turned off or brought into compliance by June 30, 2017. Read more…