Board Meeting Notes – July 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 JULY BOARD MEETING: Board members recently received spam emails asking recipients to purchase $700 in gift cards. One board member responded and bought the... Read more

Board Meeting Notes – June 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 JUNE BOARD MEETING: Emergency Services Chair Flo Hoylman reported that the new FHA Resilient Neighborhoods team has had two meetings and has 13 members... Read more

Prepare for Long PG&E Outages

It is quite probable that we will experience a 3-5 day power outage to prevent a fire in the future. When conditions of low humidity, wind, and high temperatures are present, PG&E may issue a power outage red flag warning. It could impact a very large area of Marin or... Read more

Board Meeting Notes – May 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 May BOARD MEETING: The Board approved a budget that calls for net income of $6,000 by year end. Vice President Taylor Ray spoke about... Read more

Help Available for Replacing Pilings

Broken or unstable pilings can become hazardous for floating home residents and their neighbors. The FHA has become aware that some residents can’t afford to replace damaged pilings, but now the Marin Housing Authority has announced it will finance the replacement of pilings owned by low income floating home owners. Housing... Read more

Resilient Neighborhoods Presentation at May 14 Board Meeting

Tamara Peters, executive director of Resilient Neighborhoods, will give an audio-visual presentation, about her organization, at the beginning of the May 14 FHA Board Meeting. Resilient Neighborhoods offers free workshops to empower people to take action on climate change, lower their bills, strengthen their communities and prepare for emergencies. Last spring,... Read more

Board Meeting Notes – Apr 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 APRIL BOARD MEETING: Without a quorum, the FHA Board discussed several agenda items, but was unable to take action on them. Treasurer Teddie Hathaway... Read more

Getting Involved in 2019

Community involvement was the theme of this year’s Floating Homes Association Annual Membership Meeting. A capacity crowd gathered in the Bay Model meeting hall to hear new FHA President Michael Labate and VP Taylor Ray announce that 2019 is the year of participation in FHA activities. Taylor presented a slide... Read more

Golden Gate Urgent Care – A Handy Resource

Coming into the holiday season, here’s a great resource located just 2 miles away. Cut yourself badly enough to need stitches, or have a child spiking a fever on the weekend when the doctor’s office is closed? Suspect you have a UTI or other infection? Golden Gate Urgent Care (GGUC), in... Read more

East Pier Improv

Here on the docks, we often make do with what’s on hand. This particular skillset was in full view the other day when East Pier’s Liz Gale broke her leg and her mom, Katy Boyd, needed to get her to the hospital. With help from Marty Atkinson, Katy first MacGyvered a... Read more