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....

Board Meeting Notes — Jan 2023

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the January 10, 2023 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times. Treasurer Tracy Corbin reported that the Floating Homes Association ended the year with $50,489.72 cash on hand, down $19,650.04 from...

Board Meeting Notes — Oct 2022

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED ON AT THE October 11 FHA BOARD MEETING. MORE DETAILS WILL BE REPORTED LATER IN THE FLOATING TIMES. The FHA will organize a town hall meeting via Zoom to answer questions about the passage of rent stabilization legislation and...

Private Tours Resume

Private tour co-chairs Mari Steeno and Kelly English have scheduled tours for October 13 and November 4. These tours are for groups of up to 40 people to see four homes, usually on two different docks. Ten guests per visit enter each home for approximately 20 minutes—a more intimate way...

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...

Board Meeting Notes — June 2022

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the june 14 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times. The Board approved expenses of $581.00 over–budget for Day in the Park equipment and Pet Parade prizes. FHA VP Pete Hudson...

Coolest Mayor(s) in California

Saturday, May 14, was a beautiful evening for a night with the mayors. Yes, “mayors” plural. Christine Templin was the winning bidder for a dinner with the mayor of Sausalito at the Sausalito Floating Homes Virtual Gala and Tour last June. Ed Lopez and I were honored to host Chris,...

Board Meeting Notes — May 2022

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the May 10 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times. Treasurer Tracy Corbin reported that the FHA’s general liability insurance premium has been paid and 2021 federal and state taxes will...

FHA Finances Remain Strong

During the February 17 virtual FHA annual meeting, President Michael Labate introduced incoming treasurer Tracy Corbin of East Pier. Tracy shared a 2021 financial statement which showed that the FHA finished last year with $68,000 cash on hand, largely due to the successful Virtual Gala and Tour last June: Because...

Private Tour Scheduled for May

The FHA has tentatively booked a private tour for May of this year. The tour will be held only if Marin County health restrictions permit. For those who are unfamiliar with the private tours, they are an important source of income for the FHA, especially in years like 2022, when...