County Commissioners Association of Ohio - 88 CCAO - Serving Ohio Counties Since 1880
Morrow County Defiance County Carroll County Medina County Clinton County Erie County Williams County Guernsey County Wyandot County Logan County Adams County Coshocton County Jefferson County Mercer County Athens County Wayne County Hamilton County Paulding County Fairfield County Hancock County Van Wert County Hardin County Tuscarawas County Champaign County Perry County Cuyahoga County Highland County Columbiana County Geauga County Muskingum County
Auglaize County Sandusky County Morgan County Clermont County Brown County Holmes County Washington County Mahoning County Ross County Butler County Warren County Greene County Wood County Crawford County Licking County Trumbull County Fayette County Clark County Lucas County Jackson County Preble County Madison County Fulton County Knox County Belmont County Shelby County Lawrence County Meigs County Delaware County
Ottawa County Portage County Summit County Miami County Henry County Lake County Pike County Huron County Harrison County Stark County Seneca County Gallia County Ashland County Marion County Richland County Pickaway County Montgomery County Vinton County Monroe County Lorain County Ashtabula County Franklin County Scioto County Putnam County Noble County Allen County Darke County Hocking County Union County

MEETINGS & EVENTS

JOINT COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS ADMINISTRATION

November 29, 2017 at 3 PM
CCAO Office, 209 E. State Street, Columbus or via conference call

CCAO/CEAO ANNUAL WINTER CONFERENCE

December 10-12, 2017
Hyatt Regency/Greater Columbus Convention Center, 350/400 N. High Street, Columbus

PUBLIC RECORDS/SUNSHINE LAW TRAINING

December 12, 2017 at 12 to 3:15 PM
Hyatt Regency/Greater Columbus Convention Center, 350 N. High Street, Columbus

NACo LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE

March 3-7, 2018
Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

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What's New?

The County Commissioners and County Engineers Associations of Ohio will host our  Annual Winter Conference and Trade Show on December 10-12 at the Hyatt Regency, 350 N. High Street, in downtown Columbus. Join your colleagues to discuss innovative ways to enhance local government to better serve Ohio's counties. The CCAO, CEAO and affiliate agendas have been posted on our website. Register here...

COUNTYWIDE TAX LEVY RESULTS

Sixty-two counties placed 97 levies on the General Election Day ballot resulting in 83 levies passing and 14 failing. Click here for more information on the countywide issues, sales tax and miscellaneous questions.

VOICE OF COUNTY LEADER ED HUMPHREY, CLERMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONER

2017 CCAO President Ed Humphrey has always had the IT factor. Information technology has long been an interest of Humphrey's and when he became commissioner in 2008 he brought with him a knowledge and interest of the field that brought cost savings and improved emergency communications to Clermont County.  Read more...

SURVEY SEEKS BOE OFFICE SPACE COSTS

Efforts are underway to quantify the counties' costs of administering elections. The space provided by your county to support your county's board of elections operations is a critical component of these costs. CCAO is asking each county to respond electronically to our BOE Office Space Survey. Thanks to the 71counties that have responded. 

FIRST MEDICAID SALES TAX TRANSITIONAL AID PAYMENT MADE

The state made the first of two Medicaid sales tax transition fund payments to the counties and transit authorities on Oct. 30. The payments were split into two allotments - 50% of each county's total transitional aid amount to be sent on or before Nov 1, 2017 and 50% on or after Jan. 1, 2018.

FISCAL HEALTH INDICATORS REPORT FOR 2016 NOW AVAILABLE

The Auditor of State's Fiscal Health Indicators (FHI) Report is available online for the calendar year 2016 fiscal data. The report automatically generates for each county upon their filing of their financial statement with the AOS office and is updated upon the completion of their audit.

SENATE PROPOSAL FOR MCO LOSS REVENUE

CCAO and the transit authorities along with the Kasich Administration were presented with a proposal by the Senate to address the local MCO sales tax revenue loss. Click here to read more in the Statehouse Report.

MCO SALES TAX INFORMATION

Click on the link for MCO Sales Tax information. Read more...

VOTING PROCEDURES FOR ANNUAL MEETING

The CCAO Bylaws requires that each member county designate an official representative and alternate when voting at the Annual Meeting or any special meeting of the Association. The next Annual Meeting will be held on Monday, Dec. 11 at the CCAO/CEAO Annual Winter Conference. If you have not already done so, please send a copy of your resolution or letter designating your official representative and alternate to Kathy Dillon

2017-2018 CCAO LEGISLATIVE PLATFORM AND PRIORITY ISSUES

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 
   •  Indigent Defense

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...