Red Lodge Parish Council, is a tier of local government for the parish of Red Lodge and is committed to working together with the residents of Red Lodge for the benefit of the parish. It is a statutory body and has wide ranging powers and interests, one of which is to ensure that any development within the parish complies with the current Forest Heath District Council Local Development Framework and the County Council Structure Plan.
It acts a focus for action and lobbying on:
- parish facilities
- the environment and
- other issues that may arise.
The Council has capacity for 9 elected councillors and 5 members of staff. Full Council Meetings are held monthly on the last Tuesday of the month. Notice of meetings are posted on the notice boards in the village and the website and are open for all village residents to attend.
The Council also facilitates the open Annual Parish meeting, usually in April or May.
The Council has undertaken a number of projects: