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Adult guardians needed in county; Board members also sought

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Idaho County Board of Community Guardians (BOCG) currently consists of (L-R) Chris Hagenbuch, Darlene Clark, Larry Clark, Ann Hoene, Tara Nida, Tammy Everson, Klarey Ewing.


Contributed photo Idaho County Board of Community Guardians (BOCG) currently consists of (L-R) Chris Hagenbuch, Darlene Clark, Larry Clark, Ann Hoene, Tara Nida, Tammy Everson, Klarey Ewing.



The Idaho County Board of Community Guardians (BOCG) is currently seeking applicants for volunteer guardians.

The Purpose of the BOCG is to provide legal guardianship for adult residents of Idaho County who have been deemed legally incapacitated by the court, have limited funds and no family members or friends who are able/willing to help. The BOCG are volunteer positions and no compensation will be offered for those selected for appointment.

The BOCG is also currently seeking new board members. Members must be at least 18 years of age. This application can also be picked up at the Idaho County Clerk’s office or there are applications available on the website. Completed applications need to be returned to same location and will be submitted to Idaho County Commissioners for consideration.

Board officers currently consist of chair – Ann Hoene; vice chair – Klarey Ewing; secretary/treasurer – Tara Nida; Members — Larry Clark, Darlene Clark, Chris Hagenbuch and Tammy Everson; and board representative — Kirk Macgregor, Idaho County Prosecuting Attorney.

The duties of the board members include reviewing applications for potential wards, reviewing applications for guardians and conservators, coordinating the process and appointment of guardians/conservators to particular wards, and ensuring that the needs of people already placed through the County community guardian program are properly addressed. Board meetings are held on an as needed basis.

Referrals for potential wards can be made by completing Referral for Guardianship/Conservatorship form found on the website or the application can be picked up and returned to the Idaho County Clerk’s office.

Contact information: Idaho County Courthouse Clerk’s office 320 West Main Rm. 5, Grangeville, ID 83530; 983-2751; IdcntyBOCG@gmail.com. Volunteer guardian applications can be picked up and returned to the Idaho County Clerk’s office or at the following link: http://idahocounty.org/commissioners/board-of-community-guardians/.



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