Publications & Documents
County Advisory Bulletins
County Advisory Bulletins (CABs) provide an overview of recently enacted laws that impact county procedures and operations, or that provide commissioners with additional options in terms of managing county structures, budgets, etc.
CABs are written by the policy staff to provide a resource to better understand and successfully implement laws at the county level.
CCAO’s handbook chapters provide an in-depth overview of county government by topic. References to applicable revised code sections, administrative code sections, and attorney general opinions are included, as is practical advice learned through experience.
The Statehouse Report is a weekly update on legislative activity that impacts county government.
2022 Candidates Briefing Guide
The Candidates Briefing Guide is a summary of county government and priority issues provided to all legislative and statewide candidates.
County Data Exchange
Periodically-issued, county data exchange bulletins provide a county-by-county analysis of various issues of importance to counties, from an overview of governance of various agencies within the counties, to taxation and finance issues and options, to general historical information.
Meet the commissioners, executives, and council members leading Ohio’s 88 counties and working to build a stronger Ohio.more information
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.more information
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.more information
Explore our programs including liability coverage through CORSA, employee benefits through CEBCO, retirement plans with OCERP, and more.more information