Small Group Tours Are the Way to Go

The FHA Board has agreed that small group tours will be the primary funding mechanism for the Floating Homes Association in 2023. Teddie Hathaway (E. Pier) has created the flyer shown below to promote these tours to convention organizers, senior centers and other organization looking for activities for their members....

AB252 Questions and Answers

In our recent report on the passage of rent stabilization (AB252) for floating home marinas in Sausalito and other Bay Area communities, we invited questions. Here are four questions we’ve received so far. The answers below are informational and must not be considered legal advice. If you intend to make...

Secretary Sought for FHA Board

FHA Board Secretary Linda Futrell and her husband Chris have put their Gate 6 ½ home on the market, and Linda will be resigning her position. The Board is seeking a new secretary, whose duties include: Creating agendas for monthly board meetings Distributing agenda and reports Taking minutes of board...

Board Meeting Notes — July 22

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the July 12 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times. This was a hybrid meeting, with some attendees gathering at Saylor’s Restaurant while others joined via Zoom. Future meetings will continue...

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....

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...

Best Wishes to Ted and Linda Sempliner

Two of our community’s most active members, Ted and Linda Sempliner, are leaving their East Pier home to move closer to family in Ohio. During their three decades here, they’ve made innumerable contributions to the Floating Homes Association that benefitted the community as a whole. The couple met while Ted...

Board Meeting Notes – June 2021

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED AT THE June 15 FHA BOARD MEETING: There weren’t enough attendees to constitute a quorum on June 15, so discussions were held on two topics, with votes deferred until the July meeting. Larry Clinton reported that although we only sold 157...

Virtual Gala and Tour a Smashing Success

Thanks to the generosity of attendees, sponsors, donors and auction bidders, the June 9 Virtual Gala and Tour attracted over $43,000 in revenues—very close to what our last live tour grossed in 2019. Final expense figures are still being totaled, but as of this writing, expenses were less than $11,000,...

Live Auction Tonight!

The Floating Homes Virtual Gala and Tour begins tonight at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased up to and even after that time. During the evening, celebrity auctioneer Senator Mike McGuire will auction off five special stay-and-play packages: Dinner with the Mayor. Sausalito Mayor Jill Hoffman will host a party...