Reimbursements Return

For years, the Floating Homes Association has reimbursed docks for expenses for activities such as parties, dock upgrades, etc.  Also, FHA members who passed Community Emergency Response Trainings have been reimbursed for the cost of enrollment. Both of those programs were suspended earlier this year, when it became apparent there...

Board Meeting Notes – Apr 2021

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE APRIL 13 FHA BOARD MEETING: FHA President Michael Labate reported that Lew Cook, CEO of Waldo Point Harbor, passed away. The Board approved sending flowers to his memorial service. Larry Clinton announced that tickets for the June...

Board Meeting Notes – Mar 2021

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE MARCH 9 FHA BOARD MEETING: Treasurer Teddie Hathaway reported that income exceeded expenses in February by $1,831.89, due to a membership surge around the Annual Meeting. A discussion was held about damage to cars in the parking...

FHA Pares Budget

With only one private tour this year, and no public tour, the Board of the Floating Homes Association has agreed to reduce spending. Until we can begin increasing income through tours or other means, it will be necessary to eliminate reimbursements for dock activities, stop buying shopping carts, and reduce...

Power Outage Tips on FHA Website

“Use some empty plastic or glass bottles to make ice to keep the freezer and refrigerator cold. (Choose small bottles to fit anywhere; large-mouth are easiest to fill.)”  That’s just one of many tips for surviving a power outage on the docks. Flo Hoylman and her Emergency Services Committee have...

Are You Prepared for a Power Outage?

Emergency Services Chair Flo Hoylman warns that PG&E may need to cut power transmission to certain areas for as long as five days during fire season to decrease fire risk. She is organizing a communication coordinating committee with at least one person, preferably more, from each dock to help neighbors...

Lots to Learn About Wildfire Evacuation

The Wildfire Evacuation Drill on July 27 turned out to be quite a learning experience. The first thing I learned, from FHA Emergency Services Chair Flo Hoylman, was that I needed to register and create a profile on Alert Marin to get notices of future evacuations.  Fortunately, Flo had tipped me...

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...