FHA ANNUAL MEETING & PARTY March 4th Join us for the Floating Homes Association’s Annual Membership Meeting & Party! The party is free for members and children under 14. Guests of FHA members pay $10 each. Not a member? Memberships to the FHA will be accepted during registration: $25 per... Read more

Tour Proceeds Shared with Nonprofits

The Floating Homes Association Tour Committee has presented checks totaling $6,000 to the three nonprofits who helped with the 2016 Open Homes tour. As tour co-director and a volunteer at The Marine Mammal Center, I was proud to present a donation to Courtney Good, Guest Experience Coordinator at the Center,... Read more

Emergency Response Training April 1 & 8

The next Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in Southern Marin is scheduled for April 1 and April 8. Several floating homes folks have already signed up, and if we get 15 more, we’ll be able to hold emergency simulations on our docks. As in the past, the FHA will... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – January 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 NOVEMBER, 2016 BOARD MEETING: Jennifer Gennari led a discussion of the Board’s vision for the FHA. There was strong support for the FHA to build community cohesiveness. Jen will draft a... Read more

Alert Marin Keeps You Informed in an Emergency

In January 2013, Marin County launched an improved version of the Alert Marin Telephone Emergency Notification System (TENS). Local emergency officials use TENS to deliver incident-specific information or potentially life-saving instructions to the geographic areas that are affected. Emergency situations that may trigger a TENS message include: Flooding, wildfires, and subsequent evacuations Public safety incidents... Read more

East Pier Storm Damage

More winter storms are likely. Check your own pilings for signs of wear and replace them as soon as possible. From Flo Hoylman: People need to know how they will tie their boat up if a collar or piling breaks. Having collars on only one side makes boats vulnerable, and... Read more

Choppy Waters for the RBRA

At a Richardson’s Bay Regional Agency (RBRA) meeting Thursday evening Sausalito’s representative confirmed the city’s plans to withdraw from the agency, effective at the end of the fiscal year, if there is not significant progress in the removal of illegally anchored boats in Richardson’s Bay. Our own Court Mast (West... Read more

Lions Roar at the Women’s March

Malia Rudolf of Issaquah recruited floating homes residents and others to join the Women’s March on January 21 in San Francisco (earlier post HERE). The march was part of a national movement to unify and empower everyone who stands for human rights, civil liberties, and social justice for all. Here’s her... Read more