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CCAO publishes guide on Coronavirus Relief Funds use

CCAO publishes guide on Coronavirus Relief Funds use

CCAO published a document to assist counties in determining eligible Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) usage. House Bill 481, signed by Gov. Mike DeWine in June, directs the Ohio Office of Budget and Management (OBM) to disburse $350 million in CRF to Ohio political subdivisions. Counties can use CRF resources to address immediate county needs for […]

Asset Allocation Review

Asset Allocation Review

To help ensure the money you save through your employer-sponsored plan is working as hard as it can for you, it’s a good idea to regularly review your asset allocation. Asset allocation is the process of spreading the money you invest through your plan across different types of investments (also known as asset classes), such […]

CCAO publishes guide on Coronavirus Relief Funds use

OBM processed payments from Coronavirus Relief Fund; funds will be deposited Tuesday

The Office of Budget and Management (OBM) processed payments from the Coronavirus Relief Fund on Friday, shortly after Governor DeWine signed HB 481. County treasurers should see the funds deposited into accounts on Tuesday, June 23. Counties should disburse the funding to local governments after receiving an approved resolution or ordinance from the local subdivision […]

Start stretching! It’s time to get financially fit.

Start stretching! It’s time to get financially fit.

For many people, summer means more time outdoors. Those dedicated types who spent the winter doing their cardio and crunches indoors look forward to this time of year. The rest of us? We see it as barbecue season. Even if you’re behind on your goals for reaching physical fitness, you can take immediate steps to […]

Counties must register with OBM to receive Federal CARES Act Funding

Counties must register with OBM to receive Federal CARES Act Funding

The General Assembly enacted legislation to distribute $350 million in federal CARES Act funds to Ohio local governments. The vehicle for these funds is House Bill 481, after the Senate amended the original provisions of Senate Bill 310 into the House bill. The bill is on its way to Governor DeWine for his signature. House Bill 481 uses […]

Voice of County Leadership – Janet Weir Creighton, Stark County Commissioner

Voice of County Leadership – Janet Weir Creighton, Stark County Commissioner

CCAO created The Voice of County Leadership series to help members tell their stories and hear the issues that matter to them. We opted to discuss Stark County’s response to COVID-19 difficulties. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Since 2010, I have been elected to the board of Stark County Commissioners. I […]

Start stretching! It’s time to get financially fit.

CCAO to host webinar on CCAO deferred compensation plan

CCAO to host webinar on CCAO deferred compensation plan CCAO will offer a webinar on CCAO’s Deferred Compensation Plan – Building Retirement Income for County Employees Webinar, Wednesday, June 10 at 9:30 a.m. CCAO’s Deferred Compensation Plan for county employees stands out above the others and provides our participants more in-depth and comprehensive support in […]

Ohio Local Governments Thank Ohio Senate for Strong Support of Local Communities with Passage of Senate Bill 310

Ohio Local Governments Thank Ohio Senate for Strong Support of Local Communities with Passage of Senate Bill 310

Ohio Local Governments Thank Ohio Senate for Strong Support of Local Communities with Passage of Senate Bill 310 COLUMBUS, Ohio – The County Commissioners Association of Ohio, Ohio Municipal League, Ohio Township Association, Ohio Mayors Alliance, Northeast Ohio Mayors & City Managers Association and Cuyahoga County Mayors & City Managers Association sincerely thank Senate President […]

CCAO publishes guide on Coronavirus Relief Funds use

Navigating the Workplace Accommodation Process webinar on May 13

The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) is pleased to offer a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, May 13 at 9:00 am:  Navigating the Workplace Accommodation Process Public employers must operate under a variety of rules and regulations stemming from a multitude of laws governing the workplace.  One such occurrence is when an employee requests a […]

CCAO publishes guide on Coronavirus Relief Funds use

CCAO Statement on Governor DeWine’s Reopening Ohio Plan Announcement

CCAO Statement on Governor DeWine’s Reopening Ohio Plan Announcement COLUMBUS, Ohio –The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) released the following statement regarding Gov. DeWine’s plan to reopen Ohio: “CCAO welcomes Gov. DeWine’s plan to gradually reopen Ohio’s economy. The governor’s plan is a balanced, phased-in approach that allows certain business activities to resume while […]

Recording from Layoffs and Furloughs under Civil Service Law webinar now available.

Thank you to everyone who joined today’s HR webinar on Layoffs and Furloughs under Civil Service Law and thank you to Marc Fishel of Fishel Downey Albrecht & Riepenhoff LLP for presenting. The recording of the webinar can be found here. The PowerPoint is available here. The Layoffs and Job Abolishments outline that Marc referenced […]

Get Updated Information and Resources on COVID-19

Get Updated Information and Resources on COVID-19

In light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), CCAO would like to provide our members with the latest information. CCAO’s primary goal is the health and well-being of our members and staff, as well as the continuity of operations and service delivery to our members during this unique time. CCAO has compiled a list of resources […]

CCAO publishes guide on Coronavirus Relief Funds use

CCAO Statement on Extension of Stay-at-Home Order

The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) released the following statement following Gov. Mike DeWine’s extension of his stay-at-home order: “The governor’s decision to extend the stay at home order is a difficult but necessary action to protect the health and safety of all Ohioans. Ohio and its counties share a common enemy in COVID-19, […]

Employer Rights/Obligations in the Coronavirus Pandemic webinar available online

CCAO WEBINAR Employer Rights/Obligations in the Coronavirus Pandemic is now available. Click here for the presentation and here for the recording. DESCRIPTION: As the issues relating to the coronavirus change and update, there are more employment-related questions.  This webinar provides an update on these issues along with the latest information concerning the application of the […]

CCAO publishes guide on Coronavirus Relief Funds use

CCAO Statement on Delay of Ohio Primary

The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) released the following statement following Gov. Mike DeWine’s March 16, 2020 press conference: “We respect Gov. DeWine’s and Secretary LaRose’s request to delay the Ohio primary until June 2nd. This was undoubtedly a difficult decision, but one that was ultimately necessary to protect the health of countless Ohioans. […]

“Employer FAQ on COVID-19” webinar now online

“Employer FAQ on COVID-19” webinar now online

WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT EMPLOYER FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS COVID-19 WEBINAR has been posted online. Click here for the PowerPoint and here for the recording. Presenter: Jonathan Downes, Attorney, Zashin & Rich COVID-19 is and will be a major disruption to employers. This webinar will address ADA, FMLA, overtime laws, union contracts, and human resources issues and will […]

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