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CEAO is Now Accepting Applications for Scholarship Program

Columbus, Ohio – The County Engineers Association of Ohio (CEAO) is currently accepting applications for its scholarship program. Applicants should be Civil Engineering and/or Surveying students attending school in the State of Ohio. Scholarships will be awarded to Civil Engineering and Surveying students at the Junior and Senior level of a Bachelors program and to current county employees who are interested in working toward their dual registration. Applications should be submitted directly to the CEAO office; selections will be made by the CEAO Scholarship Committee.

Completed applications are due by June 14, 2019. Applications and official transcripts must be mailed to the CEAO office at 6500 Busch Blvd., Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43229.

 Scholarship Application Form


Ohio County Engineers Release 2019 Legislative Priorities

Columbus, Ohio – The County Engineers Association of Ohio (CEAO) released its 2019 Legislative Program on Friday, February 8 during their annual Engineers Conference at the Marriott Northwest. 

Doug Reinhart, PE, PS, Auglaize County Engineer, CEAO Legislative Committee Co-Chair; Brett Boothe, PE, PS, Gallia County Engineer, CEAO Legislative Committee Co-Chair and Dean C. Ringle, PE, PS, CEAO Executive Director presented the document and information to board members.  The brochure provides a glance at priority issues and the current transportation funding situation for Ohio's Counties. 

CEAO Legislative Program 2019

Transportation Funding Needs for Counties


Ohio County Engineers and Staff Awarded State Recognitions, Install New Officers

Columbus, Ohio – The County Engineers Association of Ohio (CEAO) presented state recognition awards to Ohio County Engineers and their staff during its annual business meeting December 9-11, 2018.

Chris Bauserman, P.E., P.S., Delaware County Engineer received the award of 2018 County Engineer of the Year. Todd Bumgardner, Administrative Coordinator with the Logan County Engineer’s Office received the award of Employee of the Year from CEAO. Gary Smith with Clinton County was presented with the CEAO David Brand Safety award.

The incoming 2019 CEAO Officers are President Jeffrey B. Linkous, Clinton County Engineer; 1st Vice President Jeff Stauch, Union County Engineer; 2nd Vice President Frederick T. Wachtel, Coshocton County Engineer; Treasurer James A. Wiechart, Mercer County Engineer; and Immediate Past President Paul W. Gruner, Montgomery County Engineer.

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CEAO's Hottest Summer Conferences are Now Open for Registration

Get out of the heat and join us at our upcoming summer conferences! CEAO offers great educational opportunities for those in need of Professional Engineering & Surveying continuing education credits. Our conferences also offer opportunities for vendors to network with Ohio decision makers. Check out our upcoming conferences this summer, registration for attendees and exhibitors is now open for:

Our 2018 Ohio Bridge Conference & Trade Show on August 21st-22nd, at the Crowne Plaza North is one you won’t want to miss! This conference brings together professionals in bridge engineering, design, and safety from all over Ohio. Discover state of the art products and demonstrations throughout the day at our vendor displays.

Finally, at the very end of summer, join us September 24th-26th at the Hyatt Regency-downtown Columbus for the 2018 Ohio GIS Conference. This event grows year after year and is the largest gathering of GIS professionals in the midwest. Exhibit booths and sponsorship opportunities are also available. Don't miss this fantastic chance to increase your company's exposure to the best and brightest in GIS!

Keep an eye out for Early Bird registration dates to get the best prices! For more information about these outstanding upcoming conferences and to register, simply view our Conferences and Events webpage. 


Permissive License Fee Advisory Bulletin Issued

The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) recently released a County Advisory Bulletin on the new (2017) $5 Permissive License Fee. This bulletin gives a background history of all the $5 permissive license fees and gives guidance on a county’s enactment procedure for implementing the new fee.

View Report and Sample Resolution (click on Studies and Reports)