The public are welcomed at all Parish Council meetings which start at 7pm and are held at Village Halls around the Parish. The Chair is available from 6.30pm for surgery sessions before each meeting. Early in the agenda there is a public participation item during which members of the public can speak at the discretion of the Chair.

Meetings Schedule for 2023-2024

DateMeeting TypeVenue
15th May 23Annual PC MeetingOxen Park Reading Room
20th May 23Annual Open MeetingRusland Reading Rooms
19th June 23Parish CouncilColton Church Hall
24th July 23Parish CouncilBouth Village Hall
4th Sept 23Parish CouncilRusland Reading Rooms
2nd Oct 23Parish CouncilOxen Park Reading Room
6th Nov 23Parish CouncilFinsthwaite and Lakeside Village Hall
11th Dec 23Parish CouncilBouth Village Hall
17th Jan 24 (Weds)Parish CouncilRusland Reading Rooms
26th Feb 24Parish CouncilOxen Park Reading Room
25th March 24Parish CouncilFinsthwaite and Lakeside Village Hall


  • The council has no committees or sub-committees though has a number of working groups
  • All meetings start at 7 pm on a Monday evening unless otherwise stated
  • The Chair/vice-Chair will be available from 6.30 for a ‘surgery session’
  • Agendas and minutes are available from the website or from the Parish Clerk
  • Notices and agendas will be placed on notice boards and on the website at least 3 clear days in advance of each meeting
  • Members of the public and press are welcome
  • If anyone wishes to speak on a specific matter they need to approach the Clerk for a dispensation in advance

Agendas and Minutes

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