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...

FHA Seeks Volunteer Secretary

The FHA Executive Committee is putting together a slate of nominees for President, Vice President and Secretary. These officers will serve for two years. Current FHA secretary Linda Futrell is moving to Treasurer, replacing now–landlubber Tracy Corbin. Linda estimates that secretarial duties take about five hours per month. Tasks include:...

Board Meeting Notes — Nov 2022

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 will contact county officials to set up a Zoom town hall for interested residents to learn their...

A@I Raises Large Donation for Arts Plus

The return of the Artists@Issaquah Art Show and Sale brought a crowd of over 400 people to Issaquah Dock to see established and pre-professional artwork by floating home residents. Visitors and neighbors attending the free event donated generously, raising $825 for Arts Plus. Co-organizers John Schlag and Jen Gennari presented...

Day in the Park Oct 30

Come to the new park just off Gate 6 Road on Sunday, October 30 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. Enjoy live music by local bands, some good harvest–themed food, and the works of waterfront artists. There will be a host of fun activities: Watch (and have your furry friends...

In-Person Coastal Cleanups are Back

On the third Saturday of September, volunteers all over the world will converge on beaches, shorelines and inland waterways to pick up trash and remove dangerous debris. Considered the largest marine–related volunteer event in the world, Coastal Cleanup Day is a wonderful opportunity to lend a hand and make a...

Board Meeting Notes — Aug 22

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the August 9 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times. Tracy Corbin of East Pier is moving to West Marin and will resign her position as FHA treasurer. FHA secretary Linda...

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...