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

MEETINGS & EVENTS

NACo ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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

OHIO RECEPTION (held during NACo Annual Conference)

July 22 at 9:30 PM
Due Amici, 67 E. Gay Street, Columbus

CCAO DRAINAGE TASK FORCE

August 2 at 9 AM
Allen County Sanitary Engineer's Office, 3230 N. Cole Street, Lima

CEBCO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

August 4 at 10 AM
CCAO Offices, 209 E. State Street, Columbus

CORSA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

August 11 at 10 AM
CCAO Offices, 209 E. State Street, Columbus

NW OHIO VOTING EQUIPMENT EXPO

August 14 from 9 AM to 4 PM
Camp Perry Lodging and Conference Center, 1000 Lawrence Road - Bldg 600, Port Clinton

CCAO BUDGET BRIEFING AND VOTING EQUIPMENT EXPO

August 28
Warren County Administration Building, 406 Justice Drive, Lebanon

CCAO BUDGET BRIEFING AND VOTING EQUIPMENT EXPO

August 29
Shisler Conference Center, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster

CCAO BUDGET BRIEFING AND VOTING EQUIPMENT EXPO

September 12
Olde Dutch Restaurant, 12791 OH-664, Logan

STEPPING UP: PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS TO SHUTTING THE REVOLVING DOOR OF JAIL AND MENTAL ILLNESS

September 13 at 9:30 AM
A CCAO Second Wednesday Webinar

CCAO BUDGET BRIEFING

September 18
Wood County Administration Building, One Courthouse Square, Bowling Green

CCAO BUDGET BRIEFING

September 21 
CCAO Offices, 209 E. State Street, Columbus

CCAO/CEAO ANNUAL WINTER CONFERENCE

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

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What's New?

FRANKLIN COUNTY WELCOMES NACo

This week, 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 in Columbus, O-H…I-O! This will be the FIRST time NACo has been held in Columbus. The conference will focus on counties seizing new opportunities while also smartly addressing challenges in our communities. Over 2,000 attendees from rural and urban, large and small counties are converging upon Columbus for four days of education and networking.  

HOUSE OVERRIDES VETO OF MCO SALES TAX AMENDMENT FOR COUNTIES AND TRANSIT AUTHORITIES!

In a bipartisan vote of 87-10, the Ohio House completed an override of the Governor's veto of a state budget provision aimed at addressing counties and transit authorities' lost revenue from the elimination of the sales tax on MCO's. Please convey to House members our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to representatives who stood with us! The MCO amendment requires the Senate to come back to the Statehouse and agree with the House's override. Contact your Senators - urge them to support the override! Read more...

VETO MESSAGE FROM GOVERNOR KASICH

Governor Kasich's veto message includes a veto of the amendment that would have addressed local sales tax losses from the Medicaid MCO sales tax. Click here to view the Governor's message (go to item #33 on page 24). DON'T LET THIS ISSUE FADE! Read more...

VOICE OF COUNTY LEADERSHIP - TIM BUBB, LICKING COUNTY COMMISSIONER

Photo of Tim BubbLicking County Commissioner Tim Bubb spent nearly 20 years in radio, and, when you talk to him, it is immediately clear why. He speaks in an articulate, deliberate manner resonated by a deep baritone, and you get the impression that even listening to him order a pizza would be compelling. But that is only part of his story. His varied experience and careers paved the path to his current role as a county commissioner, where he has helped spearhead change and significant economic growth in Licking County. Read more... 

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...