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Richland County Delaware County Licking County Hardin County Paulding County Mahoning County Scioto County Hocking County Mercer County Clark County Butler County Allen County Madison County Vinton County Brown County Franklin County Logan County Meigs County Belmont County Warren County Ashland County Seneca County Holmes County Union County Montgomery County Adams County Wood County Jackson County Darke County
Williams County Pike County Portage County Sandusky County Greene County Clinton County Summit County Cuyahoga County Hancock County Marion County Trumbull County Carroll County Columbiana County Perry County Lorain County Ashtabula County Guernsey County Hamilton County Harrison County Morrow County Defiance County Preble County Monroe County Geauga County Muskingum County Ross County Stark County Noble County Athens County

MEETINGS & EVENTS

CCAO REGIONAL LEGISLATIVE BRIEFING

Mar. 27 at 11:30 AM
New Center - Cook Alumni Hall, NE Ohio Medical University, 4211 State Route 44, Rootstown

NW DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS AND ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION QUARTERLY MEETING
Mar. 29 at 9 AM
St. Charles Seminary, 2860 U.S. Route 127, Celina

CCAO LOBBYING TASK FORCE

Mar. 31 at 8 AM
Conference call

CCAO SMALL COUNTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Apr. 5 at 10 AM
Statehouse, Thomas Worthington Center (Lower Level), Columbus

CCAO REGIONAL LEGISLATIVE BRIEFING

Apr. 7 at 11:30 AM
Jake's, 1040 Sugarbush Drive, Ashland

DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS WEBINAR

Apr. 12 at 9:30 AM
A CCAO 2nd Wednesday Webinar

CCAO METROPOLITAN AND REGIONAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Apr. 12 at 3 PM
Conference call

CCAO LOBBYING TASK FORCE

Apr. 14 at 8 AM
Conference call

CEBCO ANNUAL MEETING

Apr. 21 at 10 AM
Columbus Airport Marriott, 1375 N. Cassady Avenue, Columbus

CCAO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Apr. 26 at 3 PM
CCAO Offices, 209 E. State Street, Columbus

OHIO COUNCIL OF COUNTY OFFICIALS LEGISLATIVE RECEPTION

Apr. 26 from 5-7 PM
Statehouse Atrium, Columbus

CCAO LOBBYING TASK FORCE

Apr. 28 at 8 AM
Conference call

CCC/EAPA REGIONAL MEETING

Apr. 28 at 10 AM
Clinton County Annex, 111 S. Nelson Avenue, Wilmington

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?

TRANSPORTATION BUDGET GOES TO CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

This week, the Ohio Senate passed its version of HB 26, the state transportation budget. The House refused to concur in the version as passed by the Senate and sent the bill to a conference committee to iron out the differences between the two chambers. CCAO has sent a memo to the HB 26 conferees, legislative leadership and all of the members of the General Assembly expressing our positions on items of interest to our members.

OCCO LEGISLATIVE RECEPTION - REGISTRATION OPEN

The Ohio Council of County Officials (OCCO) will host a legislative reception on April 26 from 5-7 in the Statehouse Atrium in Columbus. All county elected officials are invited. Invite your state senators and state representatives to the reception.  As our best advocates, don’t miss this important opportunity to lobby the General Assembly. Register here...

COMPLETE AND PERMANENT REPLACEMENT FOR MEDICAID MCO SALES TAX LOSS  - CALL TO ACTION!

47 counties have passed resolutions urging their state legislators to protect counties from the negative effects of the Medicaid managed care sales tax loss. Have you passed your resolution? If so please send to Curt Pratt. Check out these advocacy checklists for more opportunities to engage.

FRANKLIN COUNTY TO HOST NACo 2017!

Franklin County Commissioners John O’Grady, Marilyn Brown and Kevin Boyce are proud to host the National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference on July 21-24 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, O-H…I-O! This is a great opportunity to attend an annual conference right in your backyard and share buckeye hospitality with your peers from across the country. Register early to get your first choice of hotels and mobile workshops.

STATE ROLLS OUT MEDICAID MCO SALES TAX REPLACEMENT PROPOSAL, DISPARATE TREATMENT OF COUNTY/TRANSIT AGENCY REVENUE LOSSES A CONCERN

The Kasich Administration released two documents providing greater detail on their proposal to transition counties and transit authorities off the Managed Care organization (MCO) sales tax. Specifically, the executive budget contains a "transitional support payment proposal" that provides a one-time payment of two components. Click on the following links to access the county specific payment information and the explanation of the calculations for both types of aid.  Read more in the Statehouse Report.

RSVP NOW FOR YOUR REGIONAL LEGISLATIVE BRIEFING 

As our best advocates, your presence at these legislative briefing sessions will allow our counties to tell their stories to their legislators about the real consequences to service delivery that will be effectuated by HB 49, the proposed FY 18/19 Executive Budget. the governors budget casts huge doubt on the administration's commitment to a viable state/county partnership. Click here for more briefing and registration information.

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 and 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...