PG&E Offers Power Outage Resources

As we head into a dry fall, PG&E may need to turn off power using a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) when wildfire risk is high. When possible, in advance of an outage, PG&E will send notifications to the phone and email contacts they have on file. Update your contact...

Emergency Evacuation Drill June 4

On Saturday, June 4, the Southern Marin Fire Protection District will conduct a voluntary emergency evacuation drill in the MLK Park area just off Coloma, west of Bridgeway. The evacuation drill will help first responders assess the issues that may arise if an evacuation becomes necessary due to a disaster...

Ember Stomp May 28

Fire Safe Marin and Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority present “Ember Stomp,” a wildfire prevention and preparedness festival. This free event will create an opportunity to further build community while enjoying interactive games and demonstrations that educate Marin County residents on wildfire safety. The festival will honor community activists, highlight wildfire...

Board Meeting Notes — Apr 2022

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the April 12 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times. Funds were requested and approved for May 22 Day in the Park: $2,500 and Emergency preparedness (CERT training reimbursements: $1,500). FHA...

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...

Disaster Planning for Pets

Leaving pets out of evacuation plans can put pets, pet owners, and first responders in danger, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Even if you try to create a safe place for them, pets left behind during a disaster are likely to be injured, lost, or worse. Be...

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,...

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...