Board Meeting Notes – Oct 2020

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE OCTOBER 13 BOARD MEETING: Treasurer Teddie Hathaway reported that the FHA lost $845 in the month of September. $450 in donations was received in September after a Floating Times article announced that the FHA was accepting donations...

Dock Rep Ballots on the Way

Annual elections for dock reps and alternates will be conducted later this month. Ballots will be sent to FHA members on each dock the week of October 25. Non-members can join the FHA online, and their memberships will be good through 2021. So far, most reps and alternates have agreed...

FHA Seeks Sponsors

With no Floating Homes tour this fall, and with doubts about having a large in-person annual meeting and party this winter, the FHA is offering another opportunity for local businesses and professionals to showcase their services to our community: sponsorships on the FHA website and in the Floating Times. Sponsors...

Dock Rep Nominations Open

Annual elections for dock reps and alternates will be conducted in October. So far, most reps and alternates have agreed to run for another term, but the following slots are still open: Issaquah Dock Rep and Alternate Liberty Dock Rep South 40 Alternate Van Damme Dock Rep West Pier Alternate...

FHA Accepting Donations

Without an Open Homes tour this year, the Floating Homes Association (FHA) cash reserves are shrinking steadily. Membership dues have always been kept as affordable as possible, and they do not cover the ongoing operations of the FHA. The Board would like to get back to offering a full slate...

Board Meeting Notes – Sept 2020

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE SEPTEMBER 8 BOARD MEETING: Floating Times editor Larry Clinton introduced Aditi Iyer, who is the new proofreader for this publication. Treasurer Teddie Hathaway reported that the FHA’s liability insurance, including directors’ and officers’ liability, will cover any...

FHA Survey Launched

Membership Chairs Lisa McNelley and Jill Sherman have created a survey of floating home owners and residents that will help the Floating Homes Association to better understand residents’ needs and concerns, thus shaping future FHA activities.  The survey is being conducted anonymously through the website Survey Monkey. Dock reps are...

Board Meeting Notes – Aug 2020

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE AUGUST 11 BOARD MEETING: The 2020 Budget has been reduced by the cuts agreed on at the July meeting, and new budget figures were added to the July YTD profit and loss statement, which was sent to...

Board Meeting Notes – July 2020

IN A ZOOM MEETING, THE FLOATING HOMES ASSOCIATION BOARD MET on july 14 FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE FEBRUARY. HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THAT  BOARD MEETING: Treasurer Teddie Hathaway introduced a revised 2020 budget with cuts previously approved by the Executive Committee. Without...

FHA Pares Budget

With only one private tour this year, and no public tour, the Board of the Floating Homes Association has agreed to reduce spending. Until we can begin increasing income through tours or other means, it will be necessary to eliminate reimbursements for dock activities, stop buying shopping carts, and reduce...