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... Read more

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... Read more

Annual Meeting Brings Community Together

“It’s a magic place,” said FHA President Michael Labate upon opening the annual membership meeting on February 29. He was greeted by a round of applause when he added, “We’re fortunate to live here.” Indeed, community was the theme of the meeting. Membership chairs Jill Sherman and Lisa McNelley announced... Read more

Open Forum, Board Meeting – March 10

To encourage community conversation, an OPEN FORUM will be included in the March, June and September Board meetings. The Board is interested in your thoughts about where the FHA’s time and attention should be focused. Your input is most welcome and appreciated. Please join us. If there’s something specific you’d... Read more

Board Meeting Notes – Feb 2020

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 FEBRUARY BOARD MEETING: Treasurer Teddie Hathaway introduced a draft Budget for 2020 showing a substantial drop in cash on hand without an Open Homes... Read more

Board Meeting Notes – Jan 2020

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 JANUARY BOARD MEETING: A discussion was held about the need to bring in more funds in 2020 as there will be no big Tour.... Read more

Dock Rep Elections This Month

Annual elections for dock reps and alternates will be conducted later this month. So far, most reps and alternates have agreed to run for another term, but the following slots are still open: A Dock Alternate Commodore Alternate Van Damme: Dock Rep and Alternate To be nominated, an individual must... Read more

Board Meeting Notes – Aug 2019

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 AUGUST BOARD MEETING: The new Harbor Master of Waldo Point Harbor, Bill Price, spoke with the Board about his ongoing intention to work with... Read more

Board Meeting Notes – Mar 2019

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 MARCH BOARD MEETING: During the Open Forum portion of the meeting, Christina Leimer from East Pier proposed that the FHA sponsor a peace pole... Read more