What is Clearwater COG?
Clearwater COG is an acronym for the Clearwater Council of Governments”. Developed in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code Chapter 167 pursuant to Council of Governments, COG. The Clearwater COG membership consists of nine (9) County Boards of Developmental Disabilities, CBDD. Clearwater COG was formed by an agreement between these Boards. Currently, Clearwater COG includes the following counties: Crawford, Erie, Huron, Marion, Morrow, Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca and Wyandot CBDD. Clearwater COG was originally organized in 1996. Generally, councils of governments may perform any activities, which its member organizations are authorized to carry out. However, a COG may not exceed the scope of the authority possessed by its member organizations. Clearwater COG currently has been delegated four major areas from all or a combination of its members CBDD: The administration of residential supports through Supported Living and Medicaid Waivers. Counties included: Crawford, Erie, Huron, Marion,