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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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.

Swing for Scholarships: The County Classic Golf Outing

Step onto the lush greens of Safari Golf Club in Powell, Ohio, and immerse yourself in a day of swings, putts, and camaraderie for a noble cause. The annual County Classic Golf Outing, organized by the CCAO Research and Educational Foundation, promises a day of fun-filled competition while supporting the dreams of aspiring students across Ohio.

CCAO releases analysis of CCAO-BSSA Jail Project Survey

Jail project survey shows more than $2.2 billion needed for jail projects across the state, as increasing inmate populations with drug addiction issues, mental health conditions, and female inmates drive need for new and improved facilities.

Upcoming Events view all events

 May 2024 
  • CCAO Board Room

    May 22, 2024
    10:00AM - 12:00PM EDT

May 22, 2024
10:00AM - 12:00PM EDT

OCCO Meeting

CCAO Board Room

June 14, 2024
10:00AM - 12:00PM EDT

CORSA Board of Directors Meeting

CCAO Board Room

CCAO Corporate Partners view all partners