Sea Level Rise Discussed at Annual Meeting

The February 17 FHA Annual Meeting on Zoom was was recorded for viewing later. You can find the link by clicking on News on the FHA website’s home page, then clicking on the paragraph beginning “Did you miss the 2022 FHA annual meeting…” to expand it. You will see a passcode which...

FHA Finances Remain Strong

During the February 17 virtual FHA annual meeting, President Michael Labate introduced incoming treasurer Tracy Corbin of East Pier. Tracy shared a 2021 financial statement which showed that the FHA finished last year with $68,000 cash on hand, largely due to the successful Virtual Gala and Tour last June: Because...

FHA Zoom Meeting Feb 17

Once again, this year, the Floating Homes Association annual meeting will be conducted via Zoom, due to limits on large gatherings. The FHA has increased its capacity for this virtual meeting, so all are welcome to join it. The meeting will be held on Thursday, February 17, from 6:00 p.m....

Board Meeting Notes — Jan 2022

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the January 11 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times Tracy Corbin of East Pier will serve as the FHA bookkeeper until a volunteer treasurer can be found. The board will...

FHA Board Meeting Notes — Nov 2021

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the November 8 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times FHA President Michael Labate is meeting with the Sausalito Working Waterfront Coalition to explore options for new concrete barge construction. Three...

FHA Board Meeting Notes — Oct 2021

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the October 12 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times FHA Administrative Coordinator Linda Sempliner is resigning since she and her husband Ted are moving out of state in November. Lisa...

Board Meeting Notes – Aug 2021

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the August 10 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times Virtual Gala co-producer Larry Clinton will present a check to the Friends of the Marin City library. Julie Durbin has the...

Board Meeting Notes – July 2021

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the July 13 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times.  Treasurer Teddie Hathaway reported that the virtual gala was successful enough to fund FHA operations through next year, and probably through...

Zinc Anodes: Helpful as Far as They Go

One of the major topics of discussion during the “What the Hull” panel portion of the FHA Annual Meeting involved the use of zinc anodes to reduce electrolysis, which can cause chemical decomposition of ferro-cement hulls. The consensus was that zinc anodes have limited effectiveness as currently deployed. Maritime engineer...

Capacity Crowd for FHA Annual Meeting

  The Floating Homes Association’s Annual Meeting on February 23 was the first to be conducted virtually. “And, hopefully the one and only,” said FHA President Michael Labate. While he couldn’t offer the pleasure of a catered dinner as in the past, he said, “We’ll try and make it a...