Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 2 February 2016, 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, 2 February 2016 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 consider the proposition from the Northwood Women’s Institute
5. To confirm and authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the previous meeting of the Parish Council held on 5 January 2016 (Paper A)
6. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution

7. To note the one-off payment of £5k to be used for the benefit of the residents in Northwood and to consider any appropriate projects.
8. To note and comment on the letter from Mr Neil Ennis, the Network Transformation Programme Director of the Post Office Ltd, dated 5 January (Paper B)
9. To consider the s106 balance held by the IW Council as at 20 January 2016 (Paper C)
10. To provide any feedback to Island Roads on roads considered a priority for inclusion in their future programme planning within Northwood (Paper D)
11. To note the progress of the draft Welcome to Northwood booklet – Cllr Riddet
12. To receive a report on the meeting of the Community Waste Forum held on 12 January (Minutes circulated on 21 January) – Cllr Smith
13. To receive a report on the meeting of the Executive of IWALC held on 21 January – Cllr Ward
14. To receive a report for information on Community Wellbeing (Paper E- to follow) Cllr J Nicholson
15. 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. Green Space Project Working Party – Cllr Ward
16. To receive the report for information of Cllr Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper F – to follow)
17. Clerk’s report
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of January 2016 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 88 (Paper G)
ii. To authorise, respectively, the following payment made with regard to 000443 for Community Action IW, £762.87, for the clerk’s salary, on 11 January
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000444, £48.90, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000445, £35.00, Information Commissioner, Data Protection Registration
18. Correspondence – As per the list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper H)
19. Councillors’ reports
20. 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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