Meet the commissioners, executives, and council members leading Ohio’s 88 counties and working to build a stronger Ohio.

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Commissioners Handbook

The Commissioners Handbook is your resource for understanding the basics of the roles, responsibilities, and powers that come with a position of leadership in county government.

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State Advocacy

CCAO Members, along with the policy team, work to advance issues important to counties in front of both the General Assembly and the Executive Branch.

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Explore our programs including liability coverage through CORSA, employee benefits through CEBCO, retirement plans with OCERP, and more.

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Funding Opportunities

Grant programs run by the state or federal government are a vital way for counties to supplement their budgets for specific purposes. CCAO keeps a dedicated page for counties to learn about ongoing opportunities to bring funding to their communities.

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Latest News view all news

CCAO and Comm-Core Announce Strategic Partnership

The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Comm-Core, a leading innovator in IP-based hosted voice and data solutions, VoIP, and surveillance systems. This collaboration is set to enhance the service offerings available to Ohio counties, helping them better serve their residents through advanced technology solutions.

ClearGov named Strategic Service Partner of CCAO

The partnership expands access to the company’s innovative budgeting solutions to Ohio counties looking to modernize their budgeting process.

Joint Committee on Property Taxation Review and Reform

Updated: May 16

As the Joint Committee on Property Taxation Review and Reform continues its work in the legislature, CCAO will share materials shared with the committee here, including links to recordings of its hearings. This page will be updated after each hearing.

Isaac Stretch joins CCAO team

The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) announces Isaac Stretch has joined CCAO as their new Senior Accountant. Stretch has taken the place of Brandy Allen, who has moved on to become a Claims Representative for the County Risk Sharing Authority (CORSA). He is responsible for handling vendor payments, banking transactions, conference registrations and billing. He also provides support for financial reporting and audits as well as customer service.

Upcoming Events view all events

 July 2024 
  • CCAO Board Room

    July 24, 2024
    10:00AM - 12:00PM EDT

July 26, 2024
10:00AM - 12:00PM EDT

CEBCO Board of Directors Meeting

CCAO Board Meeting

August 15, 2024
1:00PM - 3:00PM EDT

CCAO General Government Committee


CCAO Corporate Partners view all partners