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New Shopping Carts from FHA

New Shopping Carts from FHA

Will Melting Iceberg Affect Richardson Bay?

Will Melting Iceberg Affect Richardson Bay?

FHA Board Meeting Notes — June 2017

FHA Board Meeting Notes  — June 2017

Help Needed Installing Smoke Alarms

Help Needed Installing Smoke Alarms

High Tides July 20-24

High Tides July 20-24

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Welcome to the new and improved Floating Times! Want to learn how to find stories? Read “HOW TO: Navigate this site” on the sidebar. This newsletter is a work in progress – so please check back to see what’s been added. We’d like your feedback. Tell us what you like and don’t... Read more

New Shopping Carts from FHA

  The Floating Homes Association is donating 40 new shopping carts to be used on individual docks. The carts will come in three sizes, and dock reps will choose the carts for their docks. FHA Vice President Flo Hoylman is expecting delivery of the carts the week of July 31.... Read more

Will Melting Iceberg Affect Richardson Bay?

Last week a colossal iceberg broke away from a section of Antarctica. Although we didn’t hear it cracking from our berths, the repercussions of that Delaware-sized iceberg will likely impact us and everyone on the planet. As scientists monitor the situation carefully, many are predicting an escalating pace at which... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes — June 2017

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE JUNE, 2017 BOARD MEETING: Katherine Boschetto has met with Linda Meyer (East Pier) who agreed to look at our website and give us some ideas for freshening it up. Jennifer Gennari... Read more

Help Needed Installing Smoke Alarms

Eighty floating home households have signed up for free installations of smoke detectors on August 19, and the American Red Cross needs help from the community to meet the demand. Volunteers are needed to serve as installers, educators, or helpers from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. that Saturday. All are... Read more

High Tides July 20-24

Beginning Thursday, July 20, we’ll experience another series of nighttime high tides. Flooded parking lots can total cars and damage the wheels on shopping carts, so be prepared to move both cars and carts from low-lying parking spaces. Warn your guests! Read more

Embracing Sea Level Rise

What’s not to like about a beautiful photo, with the sky reflected back in a rippling pool of water? We put up with the king tides of winter, and some of us (East Pier and Gate 6 1/2, the further end of A Dock parking where 2 or 3 spots... Read more

Kazooers on Parade

July 4 started out a little gloomy in Sausalito, but that didn’t deter a hard-core contingent from turning out to march in the annual Independence Day parade. They gathered in Hurricane Gulch to get in gear, get in tune, and get in step, and then made their way proudly along... Read more

Remembering Jack Underwood, 1942 –2017

Remembering Jack Underwood: The Importance of Marrying Well On Tuesday, July 4, 2017 our long-time friend, Jack Underwood, passed away quite suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 75. Jack was one of the most loved members of our community and, as everyone who knew him will tell... Read more

Marin Considers Regulating Short Term Rentals

According to recent reports in local newspapers, the Board of Supervisors will consider whether regulation of short-term rentals in unincorporated Marin County is necessary—and if so, how it should be done. The county, which governs Marin’s unincorporated areas, currently has no laws regulating rentals fewer than 30 days. Short term... Read more

Free Smoke Alarms

The Floating Homes Association is partnering with the American Red Cross to install FREE Kidde 10-year (sealed battery) smoke alarms. You may have seen previous announcements geared to an August 19 installment date. That date is now filled, but there will be other opportunities. If you’re interested in taking advantage... Read more