Board Meeting Notes – Jan 2021

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE JANUARY 12 FHA BOARD MEETING:  Treasurer Teddie Hathaway reported that the Floating Homes Association (FHA) ended 2020 with an even smaller loss than budgeted. A financial report for the past year will be presented at the February...

Got Questions About Your Hull?

The joys of floating home living come with their own set of challenges. One of the biggest is maintaining, repairing, or, the worst case scenario, replacing the hull. The types of hulls on floating homes in our community range from concrete barges, plastic floats, metal hulls, or pontoons. Each has...

Board Meeting Notes – Dec 2020

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE DECEMBER 8 FHA BOARD MEETING: Peter Hudson (Main Dock) will run for vice president of the FHA Board at the January 12 meeting. Other officers will run for re-election: President Michael Labate, Secretary Linda Sempliner and Treasurer...

Board Meeting Notes – Nov 2020

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE NOVEMBER 10 FHA BOARD MEETING: Treasurer Teddie Hathaway reported that the FHA had a net gain in revenues for the month of October. Cash reserves are $43,847, down from $50,130 at the beginning of the year. Dock...

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...