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									                                  The County Treasurers
                                   Association of Ohio

The County Treasurers Association of Ohio

The County Treasurers of Ohio is an organization established in 1924 with the
objectives, exchanging experiences and ideas with all county treasurers of the state
of Ohio. Promoting and assisting in the enactment of legislation for the better
administration of Treasurers offices in the state, cultivating friendship among
Treasurers and Deputies of offices across the state; and elevating and improving the
intellectual, social and economic conditions of all employees of Treasurers offices
throughout the state.

The Association's goals are to:

  Promote and protect the interest of taxpayers
  Introduce and promote legislation for the benefit of all Ohio residents
  Prepare and assist in the enactment of legislation for the better administration of
  treasurers offices in the State
  Provide and promote professional education for our members
  Share solutions to problems through networking

Executive Director :      Thomas Steenrod
                          685 Pleasantview Avenue
                          Nelsonville, OH 45764
                          (614) 517-5072 Fax (740) 753-9309

Legislative Agent:        Mike Morrison
                          Government Advantage Group
                          100 E. Gay St. #701
                          Columbus, OH 43215
                          (614) 223-9580 Fax (614) 223-9583

Email Hub:                (will be established at a later date)
                                                              CTAO Dues Structure
                                                (Adopted by Executive Committee November, 2004)

Class                     1                2                  3               4                 5               6              7                  8
Population            1-20,000      20,001-35,000      35,001-55,000   55,001-95,000   95,001-200,000   200,001-400,00 400,001-1,000,000   Over 1,000,000
List of Counties   Harrison-15856    Adams-27330      Ashland-52523    Athens-62223     Allen-108473     Butler-332807  Hamilton-845303  Cuyahoga-1393978
and Population     Monroe-15180      Carroll-28836    Auglaize-46611   Belmont-70226  Ashtabula-102728   Lake-227511     Lucas-455054     Franklin-1068978
                   Morgan-14897     Fayette-28433      Brown-42285       Erie-79551     Clark-144742    Lorain-284664  Montgomery-559062
                    Noble-14058      Gallia-31069    Champaign-38890 Geauga-90895     Clermont-177977 Mahoning-257555   Summit-542899
                    Vinton-12806     Hardin-31945      Clinton-40543  Hancock-71295 Columbiana-112075    Stark-378098
                                     Henry-29210     Coshocton-36655    Huron-59487   Delaware-109989 Trumbull-225116
                                    Hocking-28241     Crawford-46966  Jefferson-73894  Fairfield-122759
                                    Jackson-32641        Dark-53309   Lawrence-62319   Greene-147886
                                     Meigs-23072      Defiance-39500   Marion-66217    Licking-145491
                                    Morrow-31628        Fulton-42084 Muskingum-84585   Medina-151095
                                    Paulding-20293    Guernsey-40792    Ross-73345      Miami-98868
                                      Perry-34078     Highland-40875  Sandusky-61792   Portage-152061
                                      Pike-27695       Holmes-38943     Scioto-79195  Richland-128852
                                    Putnam-34726        Knox-54500     Seneca-58683    Warren-158383
                                    VanWert-29659       Logan-46005  Tuscarawas-90914  Wayne-111564
                                    Wyandot-22908     Madison-40213 Washington-63251    Wood-121065
Total                    5               16                  23              16                16               6              4                  2
Percentage              2%               2%                4%              4%               4%               5%               5%                5%

2009 Salaries         39,157           42,172            45,182           53,214           61,247           68,275           73,294            75,860
                            As Amended November 18, 2008

         ARITICLE I – NAME

Sec 1    This organization shall be known as the County Treasurers Association of Ohio.


Sec.1    The objective of this association shall be to exchange experiences of the County Treasurers of
         the State of Ohio; to promote and protect the interest of taxpayers; to prepare and assist in the
         enactments of legislation for the better administration of Treasurers offices in the state; to
         cultivate friendships among the Treasurers and employees of the Treasurers offices in the state;
         and to elevate and improve the intellectual, social and economic conditions of all workers
         in the Treasurers offices in the State of Ohio.


Sec. 1   The membership of this association shall include the eighty-eight duly elected or appointed
         County Treasurers of this state and their assistants, deputies and employees.

Sec. 2   Each member of the association may participate in the meetings of the association and have the
         privilege of the floor when recognized by the President.

Sec. 3   When a vote is taken on any motion, each county shall have one vote which shall be cast by the
         Treasurer, or in the absence of the Treasurer, by any employee of that office who is present.

Sec. 4   All former County Treasurers shall be honorary members of the association and shall be afforded
         all rights and privileges of regular members with the exception of voting and holding office.


Sec. 1   The association shall convene in an annual meeting to be held in the fall of each year at a time
         and place designated by the President and approved by the Executive Committee.

Sec. 2   At the discretion of the President and/or the Executive Committee, the association may conduct a
         conference in the spring of each year.

Sec. 3   Special statewide meetings may be by the President or the Executive Committee and shall be
         convened upon petition at least forty-five County Treasurers’ signatures.

Sec. 4   The Secretary of the association or their designee, shall notify all County Treasurers in the state
         of the annual meeting and any other conference, seminar, or meeting being held by the
         association with the exception of committee meetings.

Sec. 5   A quorum of forty-five counties must be in attendance at any meeting for the conduct of


Sec.1    To be eligible for nomination and election to an office of this association, a member must
         currently be serving as Treasurer of a county in Ohio for which the annual dues of the
         association have been paid prior to the time of the annual meeting at which the election is to take
Sec. 2   The officers of this association shall consist of: President, First Vice-President, Second Vice-
         President, Treasurer and Secretary.

Sec. 3   Each succeeding officer, in descending order from President to Secretary, shall be a member of a
         different political party.

Sec. 4   Officers of this association shall be elected at the annual meeting and shall hold their respective
         offices for one year, beginning the first day of January following their election.


Sec. 1   The President shall preside at all meetings of the association at which he/she is in attendance,
         provided that the President may temporarily relinquish the chair to either the first or second
         Vice-President during consideration of a particular item of business. The President shall appoint
         all committees with the advice and consent of the Executive committee. The President may
         execute his/her signature on all official documents necessary for the transaction of normal and
         reasonable business of the association and such signature shall serve to represent the membership
         as a whole.

Sec. 2   The First Vice-President shall preside at all meetings of the association at which the President is
         not in attendance and shall perform any and all other duties as assigned by the President.

Sec. 3   The Second Vice-President shall preside at all meetings of the association at which neither the
         President nor the First Vice-President is in attendance and shall perform any and all other duties
         as assigned by the President. In the event it should become impossible for the President to
         continue in office, for any reason, the Second Vice-President shall assume the position of Acting
         President until such time as a new President is selected and assumes the office.

Sec. 4   The Treasurer shall receive from his/her predecessor all financial records of the association,
         preserve the same in good order and promptly deliver such records to the next succeeding
         Treasurer; assume custody of all funds of the association, including invested funds; promptly pay
         all authorized obligations of the association; prepare and present at the annual meeting a full,
         complete and accurate statement of financial activity and position; and provide accurate and up-
         to-date financial reports as required from time to time by the President or Executive committee.
         Both the President and Treasurer of the association shall be signers on the association’s checking
         account. The Treasurer of the association will be responsible for investing association funds
         with the advice and consent of a majority of the Executive committee. As well, the Treasurer
         shall make his/her report to the Executive committee at their regular meetings and to the full
         membership at the spring and fall conferences.

Sec. 5   The Secretary, or designee, shall be present, to record the complete proceedings at all meetings
         of the membership and the Executive committee; shall prepare and preserve written minutes for
         all such meetings and shall make available a copy of such minutes to all County Treasurers in the
         State for the annual meeting and the spring conference; shall notify all Treasurers of all state-
         wide meetings of the association; and shall be the official correspondent for the transaction of all
         business of the association.


Sec. 1   Except when otherwise provided herein, all committees shall be by appointment of the President
         with the advice and consent of the Executive committee. All members, as described in Article
         III, Sec. 1 of this document, shall be eligible for committee appointment. The President shall
         name the chairman of each committee, except as otherwise provided.
Sec. 2   (A) There shall be an Executive committee comprised of the elected Officers of the association,
         along with the immediate past-president and the chairman of the Legislative committee. The
         President shall be chairman of the committee. In the event the President appoints an elected
         officer as chairman of the Legislative committee, there shall be no provision for filling the vacant
         position on the Executive committee and there shall be but six (6) committee members.

         The Executive committee shall meet monthly or on the call of the President or by petition of any
         three (3) members and shall have the full power and authority to transact any and all business of
         the association at any time the full membership is not convened.

         (B) There shall be a Legislative committee consisting of all of the members of the Executive
         committee, Presidents of the association’s four districts, and any number of members as
         appointed by the President. The President of the association shall appoint the chairman of the
         Legislative committee on an annual basis.

         The Legislative committee shall formulate legislative policy for the association and no proposed
         legislation shall either be promoted or opposed by anyone representing the association except as
         directed by a majority of the committee. The association membership convened may, by
         majority vote of the counties present, establish legislative policy irrespective of the policy
         established by the committee.

         (C) There shall be a Nominating committee consisting of the immediate past five years
         Presidents and the past President of the first preceding year shall serve as chairman. In the event
         any committee member cannot serve, for any reason, the President shall appoint the past
         President in next descending order. The committee shall consist of not more than five (5) or less
         than three (3) members. The Nominating committee shall propose and nominate a slate of
         officers to be elected at the annual convention each year.

Sec. 3   The President may appoint other committees as he/she desires and as the business of the
         association requires and shall appoint committees as directed by the Executive committee or the

Sec. 4   This association shall be a member of, and participate in, the activities of the Ohio Council of
         County Officials (OCCO) and, in accordance with the by-laws of said association, the delegation
         of this association to OCCO shall consist of the President, the immediate past-President, the
         Legislative chairman and two (2) other members appointed by the President.


Sec. 1   The amount of annual dues assessed to each county Treasurer’s office shall be determined as a
         percentage of the annual salary of the Treasurer of each county. The annual rate of assessment
         shall be established by the Executive committee, but shall not exceed the statutory rate
         prescribed in the Ohio Revised Code.

Sec. 2   In January of each year, the Treasurer of the association shall notify each County Treasurer of
         the amount of dues assessed to the county for that year. All dues are payable to the Association.

Sec. 3   Non-payment of dues shall not serve to deny members of the privileges of membership or voting
         rights except as provided in Article V, Sec. 1.

Sec. 1    In the event the office of President shall become vacant, for any reason, the second Vice-
          President shall become Acting President with all of the authority and duties of the President and
          shall serve in such capacity until the next occurring statewide meeting at which time an election
          shall be held to fill the vacant position.

Sec. 2    In the event that either of the officers of First or Second Vice-President should become vacant,
          for any reason, the remaining officer may fulfill the duties of the vacant office until the next
          occurring statewide meeting at which time an election shall be held to fill the vacant position.

Sec. 3    In the event the office of Treasurer or Secretary becomes vacant, for any reason, the President,
          with the advice and consent of the Executive committee, shall appoint an association member,
          who is a member of the same political party as the former officer, as Acting Treasurer or
          Secretary. Said appointee will serve until the next occurring statewide meeting at which time an
          election shall be held to fill the vacant position.

Sec. 4    When a vacancy has occurred in any of the elected offices of this association, the Executive
          committee shall determine when an election will be held to fill the vacancy. Such special
          elections will be held during any previously scheduled meeting at which all counties will be
          afforded the opportunity to attend or at a special meeting. At any such special meeting a
          majority of the counties must be in attendance for the conduct of business.


Sec. 1    The association may reimburse any officer or member for expenses incurred for activities
          performed on behalf of the association including, but not limited to, automobile mileage,
          overnight lodging and meals. The rate for mileage reimbursement shall be that allowed by the
          state government. Statements for expenses shall be submitted to the Treasurer and paid upon
          approval by the Executive committee.


Sec. 1    The association shall be comprised of four (4) districts. Each district shall elect a President,
          Vice-President, and Secretary-Treasurer and hold a district-wide meeting at least four (4) times
          each calendar year.


Sec. 1    All meetings of this association, including committee meetings, shall be conducted in an orderly
          fashion in accordance with the rules of parliamentary procedure as prescribed in the latest
          publication of Robert’s Rules of Order.


Sec. 1    These by-laws may be amended only at the annual meeting and/or the spring conference.
          Amendments may be proposed by any member of the association but all proposed amendments
          must be communicated to each county Treasurer at least thirty (30) days prior to the first day of
          the annual meeting and/or the spring conference.

Sec. 2    The by-laws shall be amended when two-thirds (2/3) of the counties present cast votes to
          approve the proposed change.
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The name of this organization is the OHIO COUNCIL OF COUNTY OFFICIALS.
It is not an organization that you join individually but by state association.
Currently, the County Treasurers Association is a member.

The purpose of the organization is to unite the various elected county officials
associations in Ohio in a joint effort to maintain the existing structure of county
government in this state; to initiate or support legislation in the General Assembly
which promotes sound, efficient and fiscally responsible county government; to
aid the member associations in their individual efforts to promote the enactment
of legislation of particular concern to association members or to the mutual
benefit of all county officials; and to further the efforts of this organization, the
member association, or any other organization designed to maintain and protect
the sovereignty of elected county officials in their sworn duty to best serve the
citizens of Ohio within the existing structure of county government.
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                                                                    Back Row, L-R Barbara Ford-Coates, Tom Malzahn, Ken Parrish, Stephen Holt
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                                                       NACCTFO is a national organization similar to your state treasurer, tax collector or finance officers
                                                      associations. It provides you with a great experience to gain diverse and differing methodologies and
                                                                  opens your thought process to a wider range of problem solving techniques.                    NACCTFO Brochure

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Tom Malzahn
Kootenai County Treasurer                                                  DUES STATEMENT
PO Box 9000                                                                   2008-2009
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83816-9000
TEL (208) 446-1011                    TO:                                                               CORRECTION INFO ONLY
FAX (208) 446-1017                                                                                       NAME
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Kim Reynolds
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Lance Beshires                        This invoice is for 2008-2009 dues for the National Association of County Collectors,
Chester County Trustee                Treasurers and Finance Officers. It is billed to the Tax Collector, Treasurer or
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Henderson, TN 38340                   necessary changes in the area to the right of the address listed and return it with your
TEL (731) 989-3993
FAX (731) 989-3272
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Eileen King
Riley County Treasurer
110 Courthouse Plaza                    200,000 or more                                                        $225.00
Manhattan, KS 66502                     100,000 to 199,999                                                     $175.00
TEL (785) 537-6320                      50,000 to 99,999                                                       $120.00
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NACo BOARD REPRESENTATIVE                 while opposing legislation believed or deemed to be detrimental.
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Sarasota, FL 34236                    are vital to the success of every local government. All County Treasurers and Tax
TEL (941) 861-8433                    Collectors should become a NACCTFO member and add your support to our national
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