Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 5 July 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 July 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 begin at 6.30 pm, 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 5 May 2016 and the Extra-Ordinary meeting held on 7 June 2016 (Paper A1 and A2)
5. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution
6. To approve the Minutes of the Annual meeting of the Parish held on 5 May 2016 (Paper B)

7. 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
i. TCP/28075/A 8 Nodes Road, Northwood – Partial demolition of store; proposed single storey rear extension to form additional living accommodation
ii. TCP/30690/A brickfields, Hillis Gate Road, Northwood – Demolition of part building; change of use from industrial unit to dwelling; single storey extension on west elevation to form garage; single storey extension on eat elevation to form additional living accommodation
b. To note the decision taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council:
TCP/30771/E , BAE Systems (Defence Systems) Ltd, Newport Road, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the removal of existing portakabin and platform; proposed portakabin, radar test cabin and pop up mast (corrected description)
c. To note the letter dated 21 June with regard to the Protection of Trees listed in TPO/1993/43 Preservation Order at 13 Green Lane, Northwood (Paper C)
8. To receive the Annual Report of the Parish Council for 2015/16 (Paper D – Cllr Riddet)(To Follow)
9. To confirm that the Register of Interests forms of Cllrs Fuller, J Nicholson, Pullen, and Ward are in order and correct
10. To consider any action required following the annual inspection of the Parish Council’s assets – (Paper E – Cllr Ward)(To Follow)
11. To consider options on how to use the one-off payment of £5k to be used for the benefit of the residents in Northwood
12. To note the list of old and poor condition Rights of Way signage and to consider if there are any more additions to the list for replacement (Paper F – Cllr Pullen)
13. To consider signing up to the Isle of Wight Council’s Health & Safety and HR services (Paper G)
14. To consider if the Parish Council wishes to participate in celebrating the new initiative to establish an Isle of Wight Day on 24 September (Paper H)
15. To consider the report of the Northwood WI Working Party (Paper I – Cllr Pullen)(To Follow)
16. To consider making appropriate responses on the following IW Council Consultations –
a. Isle of Wight Parking Strategy 2016 – 2021 (Circulated by email on 9 May and 28 June)(Paper J1)
b. Rights of Way Improvement Plan 2016 consultation (Circulated by email on 20 June)(Paper J2)
17. To approve the final, updated copy of the parish map – (Paper K – Cllr Riddet)(To Follow)
18. To receive an update on the new Parish Council website – Cllr Ward
19. To receive an oral report on the Cluster meeting held with representatives of Cowes Town Council and Gurnard Parish Council on 29 June – Cllr Riddet
20. To receive a report for information on Community Wellbeing (Paper L – Cllr J Nicholson)
21. 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
22. To receive the report for information of Cllr Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper M)
a. To receive a report on the meeting of IWALC Executive held on 19 May – Cllr Ward
b. To identify any matters that councillors wish for the Chairman of IWALC to raise at a meeting with the Chief Executive of the IW Council, on 7 July
24. Clerk’s report
a.        Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of June 2016 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 95 (Paper N)
ii. To authorise, respectively, the following payments:
Cheque No 000481 for £764.42, in favour of Community Action IW for the clerk’s salary, on 12 May and Cheque No 000461 for £788.56 on 18 June
Cheque No 000460 for £165.20, in favour of Mr J Pullen for the summer planting
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000462, £52.25, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000463, £20.00, Northwood Parish Church, additional page in the Northwood News re a potential MUGA
iv. To approve and sign the agreement with the IW Council regarding the provision of Public Realm Services to Northwood Parish Council (Paper O)
v. To consider the Application for Grant Funding received from IW Good Neighbour Scheme (Paper P)
b. Administration
i. To note the letter from Mr M Cox, the appointed Internal Auditor for the 2015/16 accounts (Paper Q)
25. Correspondence – As per the list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper R)
26. Councillors’ reports
27. Future agenda items:
To consider the format of future agendas – Cllr Riddet


To possibly invite Lisa Toyne of the Age Friendly Island Project to attend a future meeting? (As per email circulated on 11 May)








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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