Councils of Governments (COG) Registration – Ohio Revised Code 167.04(D)

Per ORC § 167.04(D) – “The officers of the council shall notify the auditor of state of the regional council's formation, provide a copy of the council's by-laws, and provide on a form prescribed by the auditor of state any other information regarding the regional council that the auditor of state considers necessary. The council shall take no official action, other than formation, before notifying the auditor of state of its formation in accordance with this section. Any official action the council takes before making that notification, including entering into any contract, is void.”

  • All entities formed as “councils of governments” (COGs) under Ohio Revised Code § 167 that have registered with the Auditor of State’s office and are subject to audit are reflected below.
  • To view the details of an individual COG’s registration, click the COG’s name in the first column.
  • Issued audit reports can be located via the Online Audit Search
Council of Governments Name in Auditor of State Records Entity TypeRegionCountyFormation DateRegistration DateType Of FilingCOG Status
Alliance for High Quality EducationOther CentralFranklin07/01/1991Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Ashland Area Council for Economic DevelopmentOther CentralAshland12/15/2005Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
Ashtabula County Schools Council of GovernmentsInsurance Pool NortheastAshtabula07/01/1987Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Austintown-Boardman-Mahoning County Joint Communications DistrictOther EastMahoning03/31/201604/04/2016Original FilingActive
Bay Area Council of GovernmentsOther NorthwestErie11/24/1986Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Buckeye Hills Regional CouncilOther SoutheastWashington09/20/1968Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Center for Collaborative SolutionsOther SouthwestHamilton08/13/2012Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Central Ohio Interoperable Radio SystemOther CentralFranklin10/05/2009Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Central Ohio School Stop-Loss Organization Regional COGOther CentralFranklin11/08/201611/10/2016Original FilingActive
Chagrin Valley Dispatch CouncilOther NortheastCuyahoga03/07/2011Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Chagrin/Southeast Council of GovernmentsOther NortheastCuyahoga12/07/1989Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Chagrin/Southeast Council of GovernmentsOther NortheastCuyahoga01/01/1990Prior to 8/26/2014Subsequent Filing Active
Champaign Countywide Public Safety Communications System COGOther WestChampaign03/22/2005Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Clearwater Council of GovernmentsDevelopmental Disab Council NorthwestOttawa10/20/1995Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Coalition for Fiscal FairnessOther SouthwestHamilton04/15/2009Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
Community Partnership on AgingOther NortheastCuyahoga09/01/1978Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Community Partnership on AgingOther NortheastCuyahoga03/18/201307/31/2018Subsequent Filing Active
Community Programming Board - Regional Council of GovernmentsOther SouthwestHamilton01/01/2014Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
ConnectComputer Association/Consortiu NortheastCuyahoga07/01/2006Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Council of Allen County Schools Health Benefits ConsortiumInsurance Pool WestAllen01/31/1995Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Council to Protect Ohio's CommunitiesOther NortheastCuyahoga03/03/2011Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
Council to Protect Ohio's CommunitiesOther NortheastCuyahoga03/03/2011Prior to 8/26/2014Subsequent Filing Dissolved/Inactive
Council to Protect Ohio's CommunitiesOther NortheastCuyahoga03/03/2011Prior to 8/26/2014Subsequent Filing Dissolved/Inactive
Council to Protect Ohio's CommunitiesOther NortheastCuyahoga03/03/2011Prior to 8/26/2014Subsequent Filing Dissolved/Inactive
Cuyahoga Valley Council of GovernmentsOther NortheastCuyahoga02/23/2007Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Eastern Alliance Council of GovernmentsOther SoutheastMuskingum05/18/1995Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Eastern Suburban Regional Council of GovernmentsOther NortheastCuyahoga08/14/1972Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Eastgate Regional Council of GovernmentsRegional Planning Comm/Org EastMahoning01/01/1973Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Educational Service Center Council of GovernmentsOther CentralFranklin08/01/2008Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Employee Benefits CooperativeInsurance Pool NortheastCuyahoga01/08/1996Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
Fairways Council of GovernmentsDevelopmental Disab Council WestGreene07/01/1998Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
First Suburbs Consortium of Dayton, Ohio Council of GovernmentsOther WestMontgomery06/29/200509/05/2018Original FilingActive
First Suburbs Consortium of Dayton, Ohio Council of GovernmentsOther WestMontgomery06/29/200509/12/2018Subsequent Filing Active
First Suburbs Consortium of Northeast Ohio COGOther NortheastCuyahoga06/03/1996Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Fulton Henry Counties CouncilInsurance Pool NorthwestFulton06/01/1992Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
Great Lakes Council of GovernmentsInsurance Pool NortheastCuyahoga05/28/2013Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Greater Warren County Drug Task ForceOther SouthwestWarren01/02/2003Prior to 8/26/2014Subsequent Filing Active
Greater Warren County Drug Task ForceOther SouthwestWarren07/16/2002Prior to 8/26/2014Subsequent Filing Active
Greater Warren County Drug Task ForceOther SouthwestWarren05/01/2000Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Health Care Benefits Program of Lake County Schools CouncilInsurance Pool NortheastLake10/03/1995Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Heartland Council of GovernmentsComputer Association/Consortiu CentralRichland08/20/1998Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Heights-Hillcrest Communications CenterOther NortheastCuyahoga06/28/201607/05/2016Original FilingActive
Heights-Hillcrest Technical Rescue TeamOther NortheastCuyahoga04/26/2000Prior to 8/26/2014Subsequent Filing Dissolved/Inactive
Heights-Hillcrest Technical Rescue TeamOther NortheastCuyahoga04/26/2000Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
Intercommunity Cable Regulatory CommissionOther SouthwestHamilton05/01/1978Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Jefferson Health PlanInsurance Pool EastJefferson04/04/1985Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Lake County East Council of GovernmentsOther NortheastLake09/27/2012Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Lake Erie Regional Council of GovernmentsInsurance Pool NortheastLorain07/01/1988Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Lake Erie Regional Council of GovernmentsInsurance Pool NortheastLorain07/01/1998Prior to 8/26/2014Subsequent Filing Active
Lawrence County Schools Council of GovernmentsInsurance Pool SouthwestLawrence06/09/2011Prior to 8/26/2014Subsequent Filing Active
Lawrence County Schools Council of GovernmentsInsurance Pool SouthwestLawrence06/09/2011Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Licking Area Computer AssociationComputer Association/Consortiu CentralLicking05/21/202005/21/2020Original FilingActive
Lien Forward OhioOther EastMahoning01/20/2006Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
Lucas County 911 Regional Council of GovernmentsOther NorthwestLucas03/09/202005/21/2020Original FilingActive
Lucas County 911 Regional Council of GovernmentsOther NorthwestLucas05/04/202005/21/2020Subsequent Filing Active
Mahoning and Columbiana Training AssociationWorkforce Develop Area Agency EastMahoning06/03/1983Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Mahoning Valley Regional Council of GovernmentsOther EastMahoning07/15/2013Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Management Council of Ohio Education Computer Network (MCOECN)Other NorthwestFulton09/13/1991Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
MECC Regional Council of GovernmentsOther CentralFranklin10/22/201511/04/2015Original FilingActive
Medway Drug Enforcement AgencyOther CentralWayne02/13/1984Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Mercer-Auglaize Area Schools Regional Council of GovernmentsInsurance Pool NorthwestLucas11/04/1982Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
Metropolitan Education CouncilComputer Association/Consortiu CentralFranklin01/01/1972Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
Metropolitan Educational Technology AssociationComputer Association/Consortiu CentralMarion07/01/2001Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Metropolitan Regional Service CouncilComputer Association/Consortiu EastSummit07/01/2005Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Miami Valley Communications CouncilOther WestMontgomery01/01/1975Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Miami Valley Fire/EMS AlliancePolice/Fire/EMS & Ambul Dist. WestMontgomery01/05/1995Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Miami Valley Fire/EMS AlliancePolice/Fire/EMS & Ambul Dist. WestMontgomery01/01/1995Prior to 8/26/2014Subsequent FilingActive
Mid East Ohio Regional CouncilDevelopmental Disab Council CentralKnox01/20/1989Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Midland Council of GovernmentsComputer Association/Consortiu CentralWayne07/01/1993Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Montgomery County Regional Radio CouncilOther WestMontgomery10/15/201510/28/2015Original FilingActive
NEORide Regional Council of GovernmentsOther NortheastMedina11/19/201411/21/2014Original FilingActive
North Central Ohio Regional Council of GovernmentsOther NorthwestSeneca02/23/2012Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
North Central Ohio Trust Reg COG Jt Self-Insurance Health ProgramInsurance Pool NorthwestSeneca06/14/2013Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
North Central Ohio Trust Reg COG Jt Self-Insurance Health ProgramInsurance Pool NorthwestSeneca03/18/201406/15/2015Subsequent FilingActive
North Coast Regional Council of Park DistrictsPark/Recreation District NortheastLorain09/08/1998Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Northeast Ohio Consortium Council of GovernmentsWorkforce Develop Area Agency NortheastGeauga07/01/201303/02/2016Subsequent FilingActive
Northeast Ohio Consortium Council of GovernmentsWorkforce Develop Area Agency NortheastGeauga07/01/2013Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Org.Regional Planning Comm/Org EastSummit05/24/1974Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Northeast Ohio Public Energy CouncilOther NortheastCuyahoga11/29/2000Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Northern Buckeye Education CouncilComputer Association/Consortiu NorthwestFulton07/01/1988Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Northern Miami Valley Local Government AssociationOther WestMontgomery07/19/1993Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
Northwest 33 Innovation Corridor Council of GovernmentsOther CentralUnion12/21/201603/15/2017Original FilingActive
Northwest Ohio Area Computer Services CooperativeComputer Association/Consortiu WestAllen07/01/201205/02/2016Original FilingActive
Northwest Ohio Waiver Administration CouncilDevelopmental Disab Council NorthwestDefiance06/06/1995Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Ohio Association of Community CollegesOther NortheastLake05/15/1993Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Ohio Association of Community CollegesOther NortheastLake05/15/1993Prior to 8/26/2014Subsequent Filing Active
Ohio Association of Community CollegesOther NortheastLake05/15/1993Prior to 8/26/2014Subsequent Filing Active
Ohio Coalition for Equity and Adequacy of School FundingOther SoutheastMuskingum01/30/1991Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Ohio Collaborative Services ConsortiumOther CentralMarion01/28/2013Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Dissolved/Inactive
Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments AssociationOther SoutheastGuernsey01/28/1968Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Ohio Public Entity Consortium Healthcare CooperativeInsurance Pool EastJefferson07/01/201408/31/2016Original FilingActive
Ohio Public Health PoolInsurance Pool EastJefferson01/01/2008Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
Ohio Schools CouncilOther NortheastCuyahoga12/09/1986Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Ohio Small Group PoolInsurance Pool CentralFairfield05/01/201805/04/2018Original FilingActive
Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of GovernmentsRegional Planning Comm/Org SouthwestHamilton07/01/1974Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Outdoor Recreation Council of Appalachia COGOther SoutheastAthens07/17/201907/30/2019Original FilingActive
Portage Area School ConsortiumInsurance Pool EastPortage07/01/1983Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Portage Area School ConsortiumInsurance Pool EastPortage07/01/1983Prior to 8/26/2014Subsequent Filing Active
Preble County Schools Regional Council of GovernmentsInsurance Pool WestPreble08/31/1992Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
Public Health Care Initiative Benefit CouncilInsurance Pool CentralFranklin02/22/201802/26/2018Original FilingActive
Public Health Services Council of OhioOther NorthwestDefiance08/01/201708/08/2017Original FilingActive
Regional Income Tax AgencyOther NortheastCuyahoga10/11/1971Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Rural Water Services CouncilOther SoutheastMuskingum01/11/2000Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Safe Air for the Environment Council of GovernmentsOther NortheastCuyahoga07/10/1972Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Shared Resource CenterOther WestMontgomery07/01/201607/12/2016Original FilingActive
Sourcing OfficeOther NortheastCuyahoga04/18/2005Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
South Central Ohio Computer Assoc Regional Council of GovernmentsComputer Association/Consortiu SouthwestPike07/01/2012Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
South Central Ohio Insurance ConsortiumInsurance Pool CentralFairfield01/01/1996Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
South Central Ohio Insurance ConsortiumInsurance Pool CentralFairfield01/01/1996Prior to 8/26/2014Subsequent FilingActive
South Summit Council of GovernmentsOther EastSummit10/26/202011/01/2020Original FilingActive
Southeast Emergency Communications CenterOther NortheastCuyahoga02/05/201310/15/2014Original FilingActive
Southeast Ohio Public Energy CouncilOther SoutheastAthens10/27/201411/10/2014Original FilingActive
Southeastern Ohio Voluntary Education CooperativeComputer Association/Consortiu SoutheastAthens06/28/1987Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
Southern Ohio Council of GovernmentsDevelopmental Disab Council SouthwestRoss03/20/1996Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Southwest Ohio Computer Association Council of GovernmentsComputer Association/Consortiu SouthwestButler07/03/2009Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Southwest Ohio Council of GovernmentsOther SouthwestWarren02/01/2012Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Southwest Regional 800 MHz Communications Network COGOther NortheastCuyahoga11/03/1998Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Southwest Summit Council of GovernmentsOther EastSummit01/24/2013Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Southwestern Ohio Council of GovernmentsDevelopmental Disab Council SouthwestButler07/01/2009Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing CouncilOther WestMontgomery09/01/1998Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Stark Council of GovernmentsOther EastStark12/10/1986Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Stark County Schools Council of GovernmentsInsurance Pool EastStark07/30/1984Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Stark Tuscarawas Workforce Development Bd. Council of GovernmentsWorkforce Develop Area Agency EastStark04/27/201604/27/2016Original FilingActive
Suburban Water Regional Council of GovernmentsOther NortheastCuyahoga08/15/2003Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Summit and Medina Workforce Area Council of GovernmentsWorkforce Develop Area Agency EastSummit11/01/201611/04/2016Original FilingActive
Summit Regional Health Care Consortium (SRHCC)Insurance Pool EastSummit07/01/201607/15/2016Subsequent FilingActive
Summit Regional Health Care Consortium (SRHCC)Insurance Pool EastSummit07/02/2007Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
The Cooperative Council of Governments, Inc.Other NortheastCuyahoga11/26/2013Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
The Employment ConnectionDevelopmental Disab Council SoutheastHocking09/16/2009Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingDissolved/Inactive
The Ohio Purchasing CouncilOther NorthwestHenry06/02/202106/03/2021Original FilingActive
Three C Recovery and Health Care Network Council of GovernmentsOther SouthwestHamilton12/05/2011Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of GovernmentsRegional Planning Comm/Org NorthwestLucas05/31/1968Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Tri-City Council of GovernmentsPark/Recreation District NortheastCuyahoga05/31/1972Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Trumbull County Council of GovernmentsOther EastTrumbull05/01/201805/09/2018Original FilingActive
Trumbull County Schools Employee Insurance Benefit ConsortiumInsurance Pool EastTrumbull01/01/1987Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Tuscarawas County Healthcare ConsortiumInsurance Pool SoutheastTuscarawas01/04/201601/08/2016Original FilingActive
Tuscarawas County Healthcare ConsortiumInsurance Pool SoutheastTuscarawas01/04/201601/08/2016Subsequent FilingActive
Tuscarawas County Healthcare ConsortiumInsurance Pool SoutheastTuscarawas01/04/201601/27/2016Subsequent FilingActive
Unified Purchasing Cooperative of the Ohio River ValleyOther SouthwestHamilton08/01/2006Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Union County Council of GovernmentsOther CentralUnion02/02/2012Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Valley Enforcement Regional Council of GovernmentsOther NortheastCuyahoga09/01/2007Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Warren County Fire Response and Life Safety COGOther SouthwestWarren04/01/2009Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
West Central Ohio NetworkDevelopmental Disab Council WestShelby10/11/1990Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Western Ohio Computer OrganizationComputer Association/Consortiu WestShelby08/08/2013Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Westshore Council of GovernmentsOther NortheastCuyahoga03/24/1971Prior to 8/26/2014Original FilingActive
Workforce Initiative AssociationWorkforce Develop Area Agency EastStark12/27/1999Prior to 8/26/2014Original Filing Active
Wright-Patterson Regional Council of GovernmentsOther WestGreene10/29/202012/15/2020Original FilingActive