News You Can Use

Three brief but timely news items cropped up recently, and here they are for all to share: More Carts FHA President Michael Labate has received 21 discarded shopping carts from Mollie Stone’s.  Most were in good shape, and he has scavenged wheels off several and started labeling the good ones...

Check Out the New FHA Website

If you’ve logged onto the Floating Homes Association (FHA) website lately, you’ve probably noticed that it has a whole new look. In fact, it’s a whole new site with lots of new functions and features. The FHA’s goal is for the site to become your informational hub for all things floating...

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...

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...

FHA Survey Results Now Online

We recently reported a summary of findings from the FHA survey of the floating homes community. Now you can see the results of the survey in detail on the FHA website. FHA Membership co-chairs Lisa McNelley and Jill Sherman created the anonymous survey online via Survey Monkey. Dock reps forwarded...

FHA Membership Drive Underway

It’s time for Floating Homes Association (FHA) members to renew their memberships for 2021. In the past, many FHA members have waited to renew at the February Annual Meeting, but the meeting will be virtual this winter (no in-person gathering or party), so please don’t wait to renew. While you’re...

Board Meeting Notes – Oct 2020

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE OCTOBER 13 BOARD MEETING: Treasurer Teddie Hathaway reported that the FHA lost $845 in the month of September. $450 in donations was received in September after a Floating Times article announced that the FHA was accepting donations...

Dock Rep Ballots on the Way

Annual elections for dock reps and alternates will be conducted later this month. Ballots will be sent to FHA members on each dock the week of October 25. Non-members can join the FHA online, and their memberships will be good through 2021. So far, most reps and alternates have agreed...

FHA Survey 2020 | We Hear You!

When we sent out the FHA Survey via email this past month, we wanted to get a sense of what the residents of our floating homes community want and need during these challenging times. Almost 25% of our community completed the survey. For those who responded, thank you! Your input...