Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 3 November 2015, 6:30 pm


Barbara Herbert
Clerk to the Council


The Ordinary meeting of Northwood Parish Council, to be held in the School Hall at Northwood Primary School, Wyatts Lane, Northwood, Isle of Wight on Tuesday, 3 November 2015 commencing at 6.30 pm,  for the transaction of the business as set out in the agenda below.  The meeting of the Parish Council will commence immediately after the Public Forum, which will be for the duration of 15 minutes, if necessary.  This provides an opportunity for any member of the public to ask questions of members of the Parish Council.


Members of the public and press are welcome to attend.


Copies of the associated meeting papers are available upon prior request to the clerk or can be obtained after the meeting




1. To receive and approve any apologies for absence
2. Members Interests
To receive any declarations of Members’ interests and written requests for Dispensations on items forming the agenda
3. Local Safety Neighbourhood Issues
a. To receive a report on any local safety neighbourhood issues occurring since the last meeting held of the Parish Council
b. To receive an update regarding perceived speeding along Nodes Road/Place Road
4. To confirm and authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the previous meeting of the Parish Council held on 6 October 2015 (Paper A)
5. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution

6. Town and Country Planning
a. To consider the following planning applications received and make
comments in accordance with the guidance for material planning considerations listed at
i. TCP/31788/A 43 Venner Avenue, Northwood – Demolition of porch and hall; single storey side extension to provide kitchen and dining room
ii. TCP/32318/A 6 Greenways Close, Northwood – Continued use of property as mixed use, as residential and provision of childcare
iii. TCP/14203/H Chawton Farm, Chawton Lane, Northwood – Variation of condition No 2 on TCP/14203/E to allow an extension of 5 years
b. To note the decisions taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council
i. TCP/32378 29 Pallance Road, Northwood – Conditional Planning permission for the demolition of wc single storey rear/side extension to provide additional living accommodation ;alterations  to vehicular access; formation of new vehicular access and parking area
ii. TCP/29443B Skinners Farm, Pallance Road, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the change of use of land for siting of 3 mobile homes for tourism accommodation and associated landscaping (revised plans)
c. To note the decision of the Planning Inspectorate to refuse the appeal against refusal of planning permission for TCP/31184/E at 58 Pallance Road, Northwood (Paper B)
7. To consider the letter from Mr R Springett of Lightsource Renewable Holdings Ltd with regard to a one off community benefit payment of £5,000 (Paper C)
8. To consider the future of and potential Parish Council involvement in the Community Partnership – Cllr Pullen
9. Village Improvements (Paper D)
a. Bench on Venner Play Park
b. Wooden Posts at the junction of Uplands Road/Nodes Road
10. Parish Council Precept for 2016/17.
11. To note the quotations received for the grounds maintenance of Venner Avenue play park (Paper E)
12. To consider the funding opportunity advised by the Local Access Forum (Paper F)
13. To receive a report on the joint meeting with Island Roads held on 28 October – Cllr Riddet (Paper G)
14. To receive an oral report on the meeting of the Medina Valley Action Plan held on 28 October – Cllr Jaggar
15. To receive an oral progress report on the “Welcome to Northwood” booklet – Cllr Riddet
16. To receive an oral update on the Big Pathwatch initiative – Cllr Pullen
17. To receive a report for information on Community Wellbeing – Cllr J Nicholson  (Paper H – to follow)
18. To receive progress reports for information from Working Party leads
a. Traffic and Transport Issues Working Party – Cllr Riddet
b. Northwood in Bloom Working Party –  Cllr Pullen
c. Parish Plan Working Party – Cllr Pullen
19. To make comments/amendments/additions on the draft Emergency Plan – Cllr Smith (Paper I circulated by email on 28 October)
20. To receive the report for information of Cllr Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper J – to follow)
21. Clerk’s Report
a. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of September 2015 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 87 (Paper K)
b. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000431, £38.10, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000432, £240.00, Tony Hewitt, pruning and maintenance of the Parish Council’s gardens
000433, maximum of £300, Cllr J Pullen, winter planting ordered from Forest View Nurseries
22. Correspondence – As per the list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper L)
23. Councillors’ reports
24. Future agenda items


In accordance with Standing Order 27, any member of the public wishing to speak on an item on the agenda may speak at a Council meeting at the start of the agenda item for a period not exceeding 3 minutes.
When a ‘Group’ of members of the public wish to speak on an item, they will, subject to the Chairman’s discretion be required to nominate a representative who may speak for a maximum of 3 minutes.
It would assist the smooth running of the meeting if you would advise the clerk prior to the start of the meeting of your wish to speak.


NB Copies of the associated meeting papers are available upon prior request to the clerk or can be obtained after the meeting

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