All Town Councillors are Trustees of Hope and Fitz Parks and Trust meetings are held bi-monthly and are open to the public. Working groups are formed to deal with issues as they arise. The Council facilitates a Christmas Lights and Events Advisory Group which co-ordinates the Christmas lighting displays, switch on event and Keswicks Midsummer Festival.
Planning applications are examined in depth by a small group of Councillors who make a recommendation to the full Council on its consultation response to the Lake District National Park as the planning authority for Keswick. The Council also appoints a Staffing Panel to deal with relevant issues.