Entertainment Galore at Day in the Park

At noon on Sunday, May 22, MC Heather Lerner will present a full lineup of music and a poetry reading at the FHA’s free Day in the Park (between Issaquah and Charles Van Damme Docks). Here’s the schedule: 12:00 -12:40 Joe Tate and Maggie Catfish: Throwback Rock 12:45 -12:55 Teresa...

Tunnel Design Project Seeks Volunteers

Sausalito and Marin City are coming together this spring to brighten and enliven the pedestrian walkway under the Highway 101 tunnel that school children and other walkers and cyclists use every day. Raylene Gorum, an artist who lives in Sausalito, has designed a painting with rainbow colors that will stretch...

Bay Cleanup Makes a Difference

About 20 people attended the May 1 Bay cleanup sponsored by 13-year old Oscar Melet of Gate 6 ½. Oscar’s mom, Nikki, reported that the group retrieved a large tarpaulin, styrofoam, ChapStick, a pill bottle and more. “We noticed there was way less trash than last year,” she pointed out...

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...

Day in the Park Resumes May 22

Save the date of Sunday, May 22 for a family-friendly Day in the Park. This free Floating Homes Association event, which was postponed by last October’s atmospheric river, will be held at the Waldo Point Harbor Park and will feature live music, food by Davey Jones, local artists, information booths...

Artists@Issaquah Plans a Comeback

Living on the water refreshes and inspires. The Artists of Issaquah show, founded in 2003, nurtured both pre-professional and established artists, celebrated creative expression, and aimed to develop the artist within all of us. It returned in 2018, reborn as Artists@Issaquah, but then the pandemic ended plans for 2020. Now,...

FHA Seeks Secretary

As mentioned during the virtual Annual Meeting, Lisa McNelley is unable to continue as secretary of the Floating Homes Association (FHA) due to other commitments. FHA President Michael Labate thanked Lisa for stepping in to replace Linda Sempliner and announced that the Board is seeking a new secretary. The duties...

Sea Level Rise to Be Discussed at Annual Meeting

The City of Sausalito has created a Sea Level Rise Task Force to start helping the community plan for rising tides in the decades to come. The task force will also coordinate with the floating homes community and other neighbors on Richardson’s Bay to share knowledge across the entire Bay...

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...

Sausalito Housing Element Zoom Town Hall Feb 10

Are you interested in what Sausalito’s future housing options look like? Are you interested in senior housing or workforce housing? Now is the time to speak up. Every 8 years, the city must submit its housing plans to the state through a document called the Housing Element. Sausalito’s next housing...