Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 5 January 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, 5 January 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 confirm and authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the previous meeting of the Parish Council held on 1 December 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 application received and make
comments in accordance with the guidance for material planning considerations listed at
TCP/31184/E land adjacent to 62, Pallance Road, Northwood – Variation of condition no. 2 on P/01294/14 – TCP/31184/D to allow alterations to the elevations for plot 2.
b. To note the decisions taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council
i. TCP/31788/A 43 Venner Avenue, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the demolition of porch and hall; single storey side extension to provide kitchen and dining room (revised scheme)
ii. TCP/14203/H Chawton Farm, Chawton Lane, Northwood – Variation of condition No 2 on TCP/14203/E to allow an extension of 5 years.
iii. TCP/32318/A 6 Greenways Close, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the continued use of property as mixed use as residential and provision of childcare
7. To consider the response from IWALC in respect of the Discretionary Service Support Proposal (Paper B)
8. To note the various letters with regard to the Community Bus scheme and to approve the suggestion of the Precept Working Party for the budget for 2016/17 (Papers C1, C2 and C3)
9. To comment on and approve the draft Welcome to Northwood booklet – Cllr Riddet (Paper D – to follow)
10. To consider the letter from the Chairman of IW Council and HM Lord-Lieutenant concerning the Patrons lunch on the occasion of HM the Queen’s 90th birthday (Paper E)
11. To receive a report for information on Community Wellbeing – Cllr J Nicholson
12. 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
13. To receive the report for information of Cllr Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper F – to follow)
14. Clerk’s Report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of December 2015 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 87 (Paper G)
ii. To authorise, respectively, the following payment made with regard to 000439 for Community Action IW, £1,099.42, for the clerk’s salary, on 14 December
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000440, £66.79, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000441, £273.75, Annual Local Council insurance
000442, £195.15, Northwood Community Partnership, Donation to cover the hire of the hall during 2016, for eleven Residents Events
iv. To consider the application for a donation towards the Armed Forces Day (Paper H)
b. Administration
i. To consider arrangements for the Annual Meeting of the Parish and to suggest a key note speaker.
ii. To approve Mr Mike Cox, as the Internal Auditor for the 2015/16 accounts.
15. Correspondence – As per the list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper I)
16. Councillors’ reports
17. Future agenda items
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