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...

Evacuation Tags Now Available

The Sausalito Police Department and other Marin County law enforcement agencies are now distributing free evacuation tags to be used during evacuation emergencies, such as a fast–moving wildfire. When evacuating their homes, residents are asked to display these tags in a highly visible location, such as their front door, mailbox,...

New Earthquake Alert Available

After being shaken up by the earthquake on Thursday afternoon, July 8, I was pleased to learn of a new earthquake warning app from the Southern Marin Fire District. By downloading the free MyShakeApp  and adjusting phone settings, people can get a jump start, in some cases before shaking can...

More Fire Safety Tips

On Saturday, June 26, A Dock residents met with Captain Jesse Rudnick and his team to conduct a fire safety inspection. Prior to walking the dock, residents were told never to attempt to turn on or off the primary water main (which for A Dock is located adjacent to Issaquah)...

Board Meeting Notes – May 2021

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE MAY 11 FHA BOARD MEETING: Larry Clinton reported that magician Jay Alexander, a resident of West Pier, will be the MC for the June 9 Virtual Gala and Tour. The Mirene tugboat on South 40 has been...

Grab and Go in the Time of Covid

KQED has gathered tips on what should be in your emergency bag during the pandemic, with advice from San Francisco’s Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT), Listos California Emergency Preparedness Campaign, Cal Fire, the American Red Cross and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Items for the pandemic: Face masks or...

Projecting Sea Level Rise in Richardson Bay

Climate-induced sea level rise and flooding are expected to have a huge impact on the communities bordering Richardson Bay. To help residents better understand what is being done to prepare for these impacts, the County of Marin and a group of regional partners have created a new interactive website, Richardson...

Board Meeting Notes – Dec 2020

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE DECEMBER 8 FHA BOARD MEETING: Peter Hudson (Main Dock) will run for vice president of the FHA Board at the January 12 meeting. Other officers will run for re-election: President Michael Labate, Secretary Linda Sempliner and Treasurer...

Safety Tips from PG&E

With so little rainfall this autumn, fire season will last longer than usual. In response, PG&E is offering planning tips for dealing with power shutoffs and other emergencies.  While some of these tips are specifically for older adults and individuals with independent living needs, others apply to everyone. Each of...