WORCA seeks fee-for-service increase

By Dan Falloon
President grateful for current support but feels Whistler has fallen behind

The Whistler Off-Road Cycling Association (WORCA) asked Whistler council for a significant increase in fee-for-service funding at council’s Committee of the Whole meeting on Jan. 8.The day before the meeting, WORCA president Dale Mikkelsen explained that the prior three-year fee-for-service agreement provided $50,000 per year, though other temporary funding, such as $20,000 a year for the construction and maintenance of the Alpine Trail Network (primarily Lord of the Squirrels) and $5,000 for the Culture Climb trail, was helpful. However, Mikkelsen added that WORCA is now spending upwards of $100,000 a year in maintenance costs, and while Whistler as a community was among the vanguard to fund organizations like WORCA, other similar-minded communities have since surpassed Whistler in terms of support.…

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January 9, 2019


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