County Commissioners' Association of Ohio - 88 CCAO - Serving Ohio Counties Since 1880

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HANDBOOK 

Section 1 - General Powers

1) Basic Structure of County Government (2002)
2) County Structural Options (2010)
3) Election of County Officials and Replacements (2002)
4) Commissioners Meetings: Organization, Procedures and Records (2000)
5) Legal Representation (2002)
6) Property, Buildings and Improvements (1994)
7) Elected Official and Employee Bonds (2007)
8) Liability, Immunity and Insurance (2008)
9) Eminent Domain (2011)

Section 2 - Taxation & Finance

13) State Taxes (1994)
14) Local Property Taxes (2014)
15) Tax Abatement (2016)
16) Municipal, Township, and School Permissive Taxes (1994)
17) County Permissive Taxes (2011)
18) County Permissive Sales & Use Taxes (2012)
19) Permissive Real Property & Manufactured Home Transfer Taxes (2012)
20) County Permissive Motor Vehicle License Tax (2013)
21) County Permissive Lodging Tax (2013)
22) County Budgets and Fiscal Control (2010)
23) Ohio's Local Government Funds (2015)
24) Purchasing (2009)

Section 3 - Public Works

28) County Sewer Districts (2015)
29) Drainage and Ditches (1994)
30) Roads and Bridges (1994)
31) Access Management (2006)
32) Solid Waste Management (2008)
33) Aviation (1994)
34) Transit (1994)
35) Parks and Recreation (1994)

Section 4 - Human Services

43) County Human Service Agencies (2012)
44) County Department of Job and Family Services (2011)
45) Public Children Services Agency (2013)
46) Child Support Enforcement (2012)
48) County Homes (1994)
49) Public Health (1994)
50) County Hospitals (1994)
52) Domestic Violence Shelters (1994)
53) Children's Trust Fund Board/Child Abuse and Child Neglect Advisory Board (1994)
54) County Facilities Review Board (2008)

Section 5 - Employee Relations

63) Civil Service and Employment Issues (2011)
64) County Personnel Department (1994)
65) Collective Bargaining (2013)
66) Employee Benefits (2010)
67) Health Insurance (2013)
68) Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (2013)
69) Deferred Compensation (2013)
70) Unemployment Compensation (1994)
71) Workers' Compensation (2012)
73) Public Employment Risk Reduction Program (2012)

Section 6 - Planning & Development

77) Planning Commissions (2016)
78) Economic Development (2015)
79) Port Authorities (2016)
80) Community Improvement Corporations (CIC's) and Industrial Development Bonds (IDB's) (2015)
81) County Land Utilization Corporations: Land Banks (2015)
82) Housing Finance (1994)
83) Metropolitan Housing Authorities (1994)
84) Annexation (2004)
85) Incorporation, Detachment, and Merger (1994)
86) County Zoning (2006)
88) Subdivision Regulations (2008)
91) Housing Codes (1994)
92) Urban Sediment Rules (1994)
93) Agricultural Districts (1994)
94) Agricultural Security Areas (2008)
95) Agricultural Easements (2006)

Section 7 - Criminal Justice & Public Safety

98)   Judicial System (2011)
100) County Sheriff (2011)
101) Jails (2011)
102) Community Corrections (1994)
103) Indigent Defense (2010)
104) County Coroner (2010)
105) Wireline (Land Line) and Wireless (Cell Phone) 9-1-1 Systems (2009)

Section 8 - Other Areas

124) Elections (2011)
125) Ethics (2011)
127) Animal Control (2014)
128) Public Records and Records Commissions (2011)
129) Ohio Privacy Act (1994)
130) County Automatic Data Processing Board (2004)
131) County Microfilming Board (2004)
133) County Libraries (2004)
134) Agricultural Societies (1994)
135) Historical Societies (2014)
136) Ohio State University Extension (1994)