Windermere & Bowness Town Council is comprised of 20 democratically elected Town Councillors, all of whom are unpaid local volunteers.
The Council is divided into 5 wards that cover Bowness, Windermere and Troutbeck Bridge.
There is a part time Town Clerk who provides legal, administrative and financial support to the Council, an Assistant Clerk, who manages the public facilities and a part-time Town Steward who takes care of Elleray Woods and Orrest Head as well as flower beds around the town.
There are two meetings each month in public:
Full Council and the Planning Sub-Committee.
For full details of the agenda and recent minutes of these meetings, please go to the specific sub-pages: