The public are welcomed at all Parish Council meetings which start at 7pm and are held at Village Halls around the Parish. The Chairman 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 Chairman.

Meeting Schedule for 2022-2023

DateMeeting TypeVenue
11th April 22PC Community Plan meetingOxen Park Reading Room
16th May 22Annual Parish/Annual Open MeetingBouth Village Hall
4th July 22Parish CouncilColton Church Hall
25th July 22Parish CouncilFinsthwaite and Lakeside Village Hall
5th September 22Parish CouncilRookhow Centre
3rd October 22Parish CouncilRusland Reading Rooms
7th November 22Parish CouncilOxen Park Reading Room
5th December 22Parish CouncilBouth Village Hall
16th January 23Parish CouncilFinsthwaite and Lakeside Village Hall
20th February 23Parish CouncilRusland Reading Rooms
20th March 23Parish CouncilOxen Park Reading Room


  • 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 Chairman/vice-Chairman 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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