Elsham is a small rural village that nestles under the Lincolnshire Wolds in North Lincolnshire.
The parish council consists of 7 members elected from within the parish and a part-time clerk.The parish council represents the lowest tier of local government and is drawn from the electorate of the village.
Funding is by precept levied on households within the village. The council's powers are limited to local issues, and the representation of villagers' views to the principal authority.
The Cahirman's Annual Report for 2015 can be found with the 2015 minutes.