At present, the parish council consists of five elected members and one co-opted member who will serve a four year term or until the next full parish council election. All parish councillor members are voluntary.

Chairman (May 2015-2016)
Mrs J Brindley

Vice Chairman (May 2015-2016)
Mr D Prince

Mrs J Griffiths
Mrs S McCurrach
Mrs J Coles
Mrs J Bonsall

The Chairman and Vice Chairman usually change annually during the term of office of the parish council members.

Hartington Nether Quarter Parish Council members have an overall responsibility for the wellbeing of the local neighbourhood. Their work falls into three main categories:

1. representing the local community
2. delivering services to meet local needs
3. striving to improve the quality of life in the local area