Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 1 December 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, 1 December 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. To receive a report on any local safety neighbourhood issues occurring since the last meeting held of the Parish Council
4. To confirm and authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the previous meeting of the Parish Council held on 3 November 2015 (Paper A)
5. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution
6. Town and Country Planning
To note the decision taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last
meeting of the Parish Council
P/01098/15  54 Fieldway Crescent – Lawful Development Certificate for proposed loft conversion with dormer
7. Consultations
i. Island Plan Area Action Plan for the Medina Valley(Papers B1 & B2 (to follow))
ii. Scrutiny Committee Review of Planning Services (Paper C)
8. To appoint a representative on the Community Waste Forum (Paper D)
9. To consider appropriate action with regard to the Wooden Posts at the top of Uplands Road/junction with Nodes Road (Paper E)
10. Parish Council Precept for 2016/17 – Update
11. To approve necessary Funding to enable compliance with the Transparency Code for Smaller Councils (Paper F)
12. To consider and comment on the draft Memorandum of Understanding between the Parish Council and the Community Partnership (Paper G)
13. To comment on and approve the draft Welcome to Northwood booklet – Cllr Riddet
14. To receive a report on the meeting of the IWALC Executive held on 18 November and to consider the Discretionary Service Support Proposal – Cllr Ward (Paper I)
15. To receive a report for information on Community Wellbeing – Cllr J Nicholson
16. 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
d. Emergency Plan Working Party – Cllr Smith
e. Green Space Project Working Party – Cllr Ward
17. To receive the report for information of Cllr Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper J – to follow)
18. Clerk’s Report
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of November 2015 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 88 (Paper K)
ii. To authorise, respectively, the following payment made with regard to 000434 for Community Action IW, £761.37, for the clerk’s salary, on  18 November
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000435, £86.28, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000436, £23.96, John Pullen, compost for tubs/planters
000437, £300, Northwood Parish Church, Northwood News
000438, Staples, purchase of equipment to enable compliance with Transparency Code
iv. To consider the application for grant funding from Northwood Community Partnership (Paper L)
19. Correspondence – As per the list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper M)
20. Councillors’ reports
21. Future agenda items
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