CCAO releases “Stronger Counties. Stronger Partnership. Stronger Ohio.,” a briefing guide detailing county funding needs and asks that need to be addressed in future state budgets and legislation. Click here to read.

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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 […]

Next Generation 9-1-1 webinar – Oct. 10

Next Generation 9-1-1 webinar – Oct. 10

CCAO is pleased to offer a one-hour webinar on October 10 at 9:30 a.m. on “Next Generation 9-1-1 and ESINet Steering Committee Update.” Ohio 9-1-1 Administrator Rob Jackson will give an update on the recent activity from the Ohio ESINet Steering Committee. The update will cover the recently approved Transition to Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) […]

Crawford County joins CEBCO 

Crawford County joins CEBCO 

The Crawford County Commissioners have passed a resolution to join the County Employee Benefit Consortium of Ohio (CEBCO) effective Jan. 1, 2019. The addition of Crawford County will bring 190 new employees into the consortium. With these additions, CEBCO will serve nearly 11,000 county employees and approximately 22,000 Ohioans in the program. The addition of Crawford […]

CCAO Calls for a Stronger Partnership Between State and County Government

CCAO Calls for a Stronger Partnership Between State and County Government

At a press conference this morning, the County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) called for a stronger partnership between state and county government as they released “Stronger Counties. Stronger Partnership. Stronger Ohio.,” a briefing guide detailing county funding needs and asks that need to be addressed in future state budgets and legislation. The CCAO board […]

CEBCO to host seminars on employee health management

CEBCO to host seminars on employee health management

Employers’ Dilemma: How to Engage Employees to Manage Their Health and Become Informed Health Care Consumers CEBCO would like to invite your county to attend one of the regional seminars scheduled throughout the state. Engaging employees is every Employers’ Dilemma. Join us as we share ideas. Representatives from Anthem, Express Scripts, Interactive Health and Castlight will […]

CCAO Statement on MCO Transition Funds

CCAO Statement on MCO Transition Funds

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Today’s actions by the state to release a final transition payment to counties and transit authorities in the amount of $30 million that was contingent upon the fiscal health of the state at the end of its fiscal year will result in additional funds for counties and transit authorities that will help […]

CCAO and CORSA to host webinar on Janus v. AFSCME decision

CCAO and CORSA to host webinar on Janus v. AFSCME decision

The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) and the County Risk Sharing Authority (CORSA) are pleased to offer a one-hour webinar on July 18 at 9:30 a.m. on “Janus v. AFSCME: Impact on Public Employers & Action Steps to Comply While Maintaining Good Labor Relations.” Until now, employees who are not union members, but who […]

Voice of County Leadership – Jackson County Commissioner Paul Haller

Voice of County Leadership – Jackson County Commissioner Paul Haller

I had already been in combat, so going into politics felt about the same.” Jackson County Commissioner Paul Haller is (probably) kidding, but the Eagle Scout-turned veteran-turned-county leader has a storied Naval career, and he was able to transfer the management and leadership skills he acquired during his service to his work as a county […]