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DEWINE PLEDGES FUNDS TO CHILDREN’S SERVICES, CCAO RESPONDS

DEWINE PLEDGES FUNDS TO CHILDREN’S SERVICES, CCAO RESPONDS

In response to Gov. Mike DeWine’s announcement he is proposing an additional $74 million to children’s services and the child protection system, the County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) applauds the governor for proposing to nearly double the funding to these vital county services that protect children in Ohio’s counties. One of the most difficult […]

CCAO SUPPORTS MOTOR FUEL TAX INCREASE

CCAO SUPPORTS MOTOR FUEL TAX INCREASE

The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) supports the Ohio Department of Transportation’s budget plan that would increase the motor fuel tax by 18 cents per gallon, with future increases indexed to consumer price inflation. This action will help restore a strong partnership between the state and local governments in addressing the state’s infrastructure needs. […]

CCAO releases County Advisory Bulletin on County Official Compensation

CCAO releases County Advisory Bulletin on County Official Compensation

This week, CCAO released a County Advisory Bulletin (CAB) on county official compensation for calendar years 2018 through 2028. Following the enactment of Senate Bill 296 (132nd General Assembly) which provided compensation increases to elected county officials and boards of elections members, new pay tables for all county officials have been created. The CAB has […]

CCAO Legislative Platform Released

CCAO Legislative Platform Released

CCAO released its 2019-2020 legislative platform this week. The legislative platform details CCAO’s priorities and position statements on a wide array of issues facing county government and is developed through many hours of work from the members of CCAO’s policy committees. This biennium’s platform highlights four key areas that, if enacted, will work to build […]

Workplace Law – Developments and Expectations for 2019  – January 9, 2019

Workplace Law – Developments and Expectations for 2019 – January 9, 2019

The County Commissioners Association of Ohio is pleased to offer a webinar on Wednesday, January 9 at 9:30 a.m. on “Workplace Law – Developments and Expectations for 2019.” Employees are the single largest investment for counties and local government. To be able to effectively manage this investment the session will address the developments from court […]

Registration Open for 2019 New Member Training Seminar

Registration Open for 2019 New Member Training Seminar

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) New Member Training Seminar for new commissioners and council members. The seminar will be held on Feb. 11-13 at the Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square in downtown Columbus. CCAO encourages veteran commissioners and council members to attend with your newly elected peers to network and […]

CCAO RESPONDS TO STATE PROPOSAL FOR CAPITAL CRIME FUNDING

CCAO RESPONDS TO STATE PROPOSAL FOR CAPITAL CRIME FUNDING

COLUMBUS, Ohio – CCAO recognizes and appreciates the Yost-Peterson-Wilkin proposal to allow counties that have multiple defendants and/or victims in capital murder cases to apply for state financial assistance to deliver justice. “We appreciate the efforts by Auditor of State and Attorney General-elect Dave Yost, state Sen. Bob Peterson and state Rep. Shane Wilkin in […]

Registration is now open for the CCAO/CEAO Annual Winter Conference and Trade Show

Registration is now open for the CCAO/CEAO Annual Winter Conference and Trade Show

Registration is now open for the County Commissioners’ and Engineers Associations of Ohio (CCAO/CEAO) Annual Winter Conference and Trade Show to be held Dec. 9-11, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 350 North High Street, in Columbus. Join your colleagues to discuss innovative ways to enhance local government to better serve Ohio’s counties. Register here… Click here […]

CCAO & CAAO Respond to AOS Financial Health Indicators Report

CCAO & CAAO Respond to AOS Financial Health Indicators Report

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In response to the Ohio Auditor of the State’s Financial Health Indicators report, which states that most county officials are successfully managing finances, the County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) and the County Auditors Association of Ohio (CAAO) recognize that the revenue losses and rising costs experienced by counties could be mitigated […]

CCAO NOMINATING COMMITTEE PROCEDURES

CCAO NOMINATING COMMITTEE PROCEDURES

DATE:      SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 TO:           ALL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, COUNTY EXECUTIVES AND COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBERS FROM:     KERRY METZGER, TUSCARAWAS COUNTY COMMISSIONER CCAO NOMINATING COMMITTEE CHAIR SUBJ:        CCAO NOMINATING COMMITTEE PROCEDURES I have been appointed by CCAO President Daniel Troy to serve as chair of the CCAO Nominating Committee for 2018.  Other members […]

CCAO OPPOSES ISSUE 1

CCAO OPPOSES ISSUE 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) board of directors voted to oppose Ohio Issue 1, which would change the state’s constitution to classify any drug possession offense as a misdemeanor and generally prohibit jail time as a sanction. Members expressed serious concerns about the amendment leading to an unfunded mandate on […]