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Issue Spotlight: Next Generation 9-1-1 Changes

Issue Spotlight takes a deep dive into an important issue facing counties today. In this installment, we discuss the changes made in the latest state budget to implement the Next Generation 9-1-1 system and requirements that counties must meet.

Webinar: State Budget Overview on August 1

CCAO's Policy Team will host a webinar on Tuesday, August 1, 2023 at 10:00 AM. Register today!

Webinar: Getting To Know JobsOhio and JobsOhio Six Regional Network Partners

Webinar to be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 at 9:00 AM. Register today!

Opioid settlement payments from the Mallinckrodt bankruptcy agreement should have arrived to local government accounts early this month.

Happy April 1 birthdays!

Nineteen counties were born on April 1, the second-most of any day.

Happy March 1 birthdays!

Twenty-four counties were born on March 1, the most of any day.

CCAO provides overview of Governor's budget proposal

Key Association priorities receive attention, including restoration of the Local Government Fund, additional funding for county jail construction and renovation, maintaining full funding of

Former CCAO members to serve in prominent roles in Ohio House

Two CCAO formers will serve on the chamber leadership team, eight will serve as either committee chair or committee vice chair.

Lame Duck Bill Overview: House Bill 45

House Bill 45 passed the General Assembly yesterday with several provisions beneficial to counties.

Ohio counties eligible for Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Funds

Fifty-two Ohio counties are eligible for funds; deadline to apply is January 31, 2023.

Information about Appalachian Community Grant Program now available

DeWine-Husted Administration releases information regarding the Appalachian Community Grant Program; grant applications open November 2.

The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) commends and sincerely thanks the members of the Ohio General Assembly for their support of House Bill 377, which among other provisions, enacts Governor DeWine’s historic proposal for investing in Appalachian Ohioan provides funding to counties for the August 2nd primary election.

The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) deeply appreciates the inclusion of $50 million for county jail facilities in the state capital appropriations substitute bill released today.

Mitigation of Cyber and Driving Risks

Written by Frank Hatfield, CORSA Risk Manager