The Council meets 12 times per year, normally on the third Thursday of each month and holds its Annual Meeting during May. It also meets separately in its capacity as Trustee of the Hope Park, Fitz Park and Townsfield Charitable Trusts 6 times per year with an Annual Trust meeting, also during May. All meetings are advertised on the noticeboard situated at the front of the Council offices and a copy of the agenda is placed in Keswick Library.

The public are welcome to attend meetings and to ask questions or make comments during the public forum.