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MEETINGS & EVENTS

CCAO TAXATION AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

January 9, 2018 at 10 AM
CCAO Offices, 209 E. State Street, Columbus

TOP TEN DOS AND DONT'S OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

January 10, 2018 at 9:30 AM
A CCAO 2nd Wednesday Webinar

OHIO COUNCIL OF COUNTY OFFICIALS LEGISLATIVE RECEPTION

February 13, 2018 from 5-7 PM
Statehouse Atrium

NACo LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE

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

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What's New?

TROY ELECTED CCAO PRESIDENT

Lake County Commissioner Daniel Troy was elected CCAO president at the CCAO/CEAO Annual Winter Conference held Dec. 10-12 in Columbus. Commissioners elected to serve on the executive committee with Troy are 1st Vice President - Julie Ehemann (Shelby),  2nd Vice President - Carl Davis (Monroe), Secretary - Timothy Bubb (Licking), Treasurer - Deborah Lieberman (Montgomery) and Past President - Ed Humphrey (Clermont). Eight members were elected to two-year terms, while one was elected to fill a one-year unexpired term.  President Troy will appoint one member to the executive committee and nine additional one-year appointments to the board.

PRESS RELEASE FOR CONFERENCE ATTENDEES

Thank you to all the county commissioners, county council members and chief staff members that attended our CCAO/CEAO Annual Winter Conference and Trade Show in Columbus this week. CCAO is pleased to offer educational sessions and networking opportunities as a service to county officials. The attached press release is available for your local press coverage at home. 

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...

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.

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...

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...