FHA Posts 2017 – A Look Forward to 2018

In case it isn’t obvious by now, the FHA does a lot on behalf of the community. The dock reps and FHA board members volunteer their time, but they can only do so much. Consider offering to help out your dock rep, or join a committee or attend one of several... Read more

A Look Back – 2017 Environmental Posts

Looking back over 2017 it’s clear the FHA Environmental Committee supports individual actions and choices—with posts addressing alternatives to herbicides for weed management, oyster shell recycling, and invasive plant species removal—alongside the bigger picture of sea level rise. To read a post, click the link/story title.  For 2018 expect more... Read more

What Have We Done For You Lately?

Membership in the Floating Homes Association is one of the great bargains — just $25 a year or $65 for three years. To join or renew for 2018, just fill out the online membership application to pay by credit card, or print out a copy of the application and send it... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – March 21 2016

To keep everyone up to date on what the FHA Board has been doing, here’s a bullet list of the important and interesting things that happened at the March 21, 2016 Board Meeting: It was agreed to renew the Association’s general liability insurance, at a premium of $4,758. This insurance covers the activities of the FHA... Read more

Earth Day – À Chacun Son Goût

Earth Day—April 22—always sneaks up on me; to tell the truth I’ve never been that excited by the day. I think my febrile teenage mind was informed by the 60s and yet by 1970, when Earth Day was first celebrated, the event felt manufactured. For context, my mother was never... Read more

Dock Budgets for Composting

To encourage composting, the FHA board has agreed to set up a budget of $5 per household—per year—for each dock. We hope this marina-wide program—benefitting all residents—will increase awareness. As more people compost we will divert more waste away from our landfills, and improve the quality of our planet as... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – Jan 11, 2016

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD HAS BEEN DOING, HERE’S A BULLET LIST OF THE IMPORTANT AND INTERESTING THINGS THAT HAPPENED AT THE Jan 11, 2016 BOARD MEETING: As we had no meeting in December, the Executive Committee approved payment of $789.00 premium for Directors and Officers Liability Insurance. The board... Read more

2016 FHA Meeting & Party in Pictures

  The 2016 Annual FHA Meeting kicked off with an overflow of people craning to hear the updates from our elected officials. Is it possible we’ve outgrown the Bay Model, much as we love the place? The full report will appear in the next Floating Times, due out mid-April. The... Read more

FHA ANNUAL MEETING, Saturday, February 27th

  Seems like we just turned the page to January and here it is February. Time for the Floating Homes Association’s annual meeting. We continue our tradition by holding the meeting at the Bay Model, Saturday evening, February 27. All members of the community are invited to attend. Registration begins at 5 p.m. — the meeting convenes at 5:30... Read more