Our President started to develop a network of mountain bike trails at the Sugarbag Rd reserve at the end of 2012. Mountain bikers started finding these trails and also offered to help develop more. “Build it and they will come.”
A few of us had some meetings with Council and presented with a 615 strong petition to preserve this area for mountain biking and to seek custodianship of the reserve from the State.
Why did we start CORCA? With the need to preserve our local trails network at Sugarbag Rd it was necessary to become an Incorporated Association to be able to deal with Governments, both local and State and other stakeholders in a professional manner.
In doing so we formed a management committee and began to build a community of mountain bikers that were also interested in preserving and developing our local trails network, getting together and enjoying riding and building a community of mountain bikers.
Held on a regular basis, approximately every 2 months, or as needed to plan and make decisions on various CORCA responsibilities and activities including trail work, rides and events, Council requirements, financial matters, club development and generally moving forward on many fronts.
Held periodically to inform members on club matters, involve all interested members in decisions that require more input and ideas , to invite special guests and to vote on special resolutions.
Held within 6 months of the financial year and is a statement to members about CORCA’s financial position and the activities and achievements of the previous year. The AGM is an opportunity for the incorporated association to o
The Sugar Bag Town Reserve (SBTR) Working Group shall be formed & operate for the term of the MoU and shall:
- Comprise the following members or their delegates:
- President of CORCA
- One other nominated CORCA steering committee member
- Sunshine Coast Council’s Senior Natural Areas Operations Officer
- Sunshine Coast Regional Council’s Recreation Trails Activation Officer
- Others by mutual agreement of the parties
- Meet at a minimum six monthly, or as required with minutes distributed within 10 working days of each meeting.
- Be chaired by the parties on an alternating basis.
- Be responsible for the implementation and review of this MoU.
- The SCC Recreation Trails Activation Officer shall be the primary point of contact for CORCA and its members on matters of significance outside of the groups meetings.
- Regular communication between the parties is encouraged, either between CORCA members and local SCC staff; or between Working Group members.