FHA Board Meeting Notes – February 2018

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: Jenny Stein is planning to step away from the Floating Times. Larry Clinton needs help with reporting, proofreading, photography and coordination of classified ads.... Read more

A Look Back – 2017 Dock & Community News

There were a lot of dock and community news stories in 2017, some of which deserve a 2nd look—to read a post, click the link/story title—posts about those no longer with us (either departed or having moved away), celebrations, expressions of creativity and reminders of what makes our community unique. ... Read more

A Look Back – Our Favorite Posts of 2017

As we close out 2017, we take a look back at some of our favorite posts. To read a post, click the link/story title. Over the first month of 2018 we’ll publish our picks of more 2017 posts worth taking a 2nd look at: Dock and Community News, Environmental, Emergency Preparedness... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – July 2017

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, 2017 BOARD MEETING: Government Relations chair Teddie Hathaway reported that Sausalito is no longer part of the Richardson’s Bay Regional Agency. Sausalito has hired two part-time staff to patrol the... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes — June 2017

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, 2017 BOARD MEETING: Katherine Boschetto has met with Linda Meyer (East Pier) who agreed to look at our website and give us some ideas for freshening it up. Jennifer Gennari... Read more

The FHA and the Supreme Court

Four years ago, a Florida man won a long-shot victory when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed that his floating home was a house, not a vessel subject to seizure by a Florida city. The Floating Homes Associations of Sausalito and Seattle provided documentation as friends of the court that helped... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – March 2017

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, 2017 BOARD MEETING: After discussions led by Jen Gennari, the Board adopted the following FHA Vision Statement: “The Floating Homes Association is dedicated to fostering a friendly, inclusive, and colorful... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes — February 2017

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, 2017 BOARD MEETING: With the dramatic increase in anchor-outs, the FHA is considering taking a stand on the profusion of derelict vessels and illegal moorings in Richardson’s Bay. The Board... Read more

What’s in a Name? Why Sausalito?

Prior to merging with the new and improved Floating Times, the name that appeared on our blog banner was the Sausalito Floating Homes Association. Going back to the beginning (October of 2015) we didn’t spend much time on the name, but rather swiftly settled on something that got us up and running. We weren’t... Read more