Status Quo for RBRA

At their April meeting, the Richardson’s Bay Regional Agency (RBRA) decided on the general direction in dealing with the anchor-out vessels in Richardson’s Bay. Previously, they had delineated four possible options to choose from: Option #1) Enforce existing time limits on all vessels Option #2)  Manage vessels arriving in Richardson’s Bay... Read more

News & Views from the 2017 FHA Annual Meeting & Party

At the February 24 FHA Annual Meeting, Supervisor Kate Sears brought everyone up to date on several key issues affecting our community: Funding has been obtained to complete the lighting in the underpass between Marin City and Sausalito. Caltrans has engaged contractors for the project; it is hoped the lighting... Read more

RBRA Seeks Public Input Mar 8

On Thursday, March 8, 2018, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the Richardson’s Bay Regional Agency (RBRA) will hold an important meeting at Tiburon City Hall, 1501 Tiburon Boulevard in Tiburon. This meeting is of special interest to the floating home community because the public will have direct input into the... Read more

A look Back on Government Posts 2017

The last of these posts looking back on 2017, the FHA Governmental committee stays abreast of issues which affect or will affect our lives, from water quality and developments in Richardson Bay to legislation that may not come into law for several years. Because our situation is so unique, we... Read more

Town Hall on Wildfire Preparedness

Assemblymember Marc Levine and FIRESafe MARIN invite you to hear what state, county, and local governments are doing to prepare for wildfires and how we plan to improve fire safety in Marin. The event will take place at the College of Marin’s Fusselman Hall on Saturday, February 10 from 10:00... Read more

Richardson Bay Seaplane Has Neighbors Buzzing

A group of Strawberry residents have grown increasingly irritated by the planes operated by Seaplane Adventures, a Mill Valley business that for more than 70 years has offered air tours over the Bay Area. Complaints about noise and possible impacts on wildlife have prompted Marin County officials to recommend modifying... Read more

Seaplanes To Keep Flying

The hearing room in Marin County’s Civic Center had something on Monday, August 28, that Commissioner Peter Theran said he’d never seen before: a standing-room-only crowd of interested citizens for a hearing of the Planning Commission. The citizens were there to hear presentations and to express their views on the... Read more

Huffman Convenes Forum on Ocean Protection at the Bay Model

For a few hours on Wednesday, August 23, the lobby of the Bay Model seemed like a hearing room in one of the congressional office buildings in Washington DC. Democrat member of Congress Jared Huffman invited his colleagues House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and San Francisco Peninsula Representative Jackie Speier,... Read more

Seaplane Hearing August 28

On Monday afternoon, August 28, the Marin County Planning Commission will hold a public meeting to discuss the future of Seaplane Adventures at Commodore Marina. Specifically, the Commission will consider making a recommendation to the Marin County Board of Supervisors regarding a revocation or modification to Seaplane Adventures’ Use Permit.... Read more

Marin Considers Regulating Short Term Rentals

According to recent reports in local newspapers, the Board of Supervisors will consider whether regulation of short-term rentals in unincorporated Marin County is necessary—and if so, how it should be done. The county, which governs Marin’s unincorporated areas, currently has no laws regulating rentals fewer than 30 days. Short term... Read more