Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 6 December 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, 6 December 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.



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 November 2016 (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/26420/A Rustholme, Pallance Gate, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5UA – Agricultural machinery store with workshop
b. To note the following decisions taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council:
i. TCP/32658 Land adjacent 119, Wyatts Lane, Northwood, PO31 8PU – Conditional Planning Permission for the Demolition of garage; proposed 2 detached dwellings; formation of vehicular access;
ii. TCP/31184/F 58 Pallance Road, Northwood, PO31 8LW – Conditional Planning Permission for proposed 2 detached dwellings with integral garages and formation of vehicular access;
iii. TCP/31184/G Land adjacent to 62, Pallance Road, Northwood, PO31 8LW – Conditional Planning Permission for Variation of condition no 2 on P/01294/14 – TCP/31184/D to allow alterations to the elevations for plot 2 (revised scheme)
7. To note that a number of the tubs and planters are in a very poor condition and to consider whether they should be removed, replaced or repaired – Cllr Pullen
8. To consider the suggestions of the Precept Working Party for the Precept for 2017/18 – (Paper B)
9. To consider the report of the Northwood WI Working Party (Paper X – Cllr Pullen)
10. To consider any appropriate action with regard to the forthcoming closure of Lloyds Bank and HSBC in Cowes – Cllr Riddet
11. To consider the suggestion of contributing to the provision of an evening Youth Bus Service ticket for Northwood teenagers only (Paper C – Cllr Ward)(To follow)
12. To note the letter from IW Community Rehabilitation Company and to consider if they could be of service (Paper D)
13. To consider making appropriate responses on the IW Council’s Consultation:
i. Guidelines for Parking Provision as Part of New Developments Draft Supplementary Planning Document (Paper E)
ii Guidelines for Parking Provision as Part Recycling and Refuse Storage in New Developments Draft Supplementary Planning Document (Paper F)
iii. Household Recycling and Waste Services on the Island (Paper G)
iv. Regulatory and Community Safety Services Enforcement Policy (Paper H – Circulated by email on 29 November)
14. To receive an update on the new Parish Council website and to approve the clerk’s additional 4 ½ hours involved with this – Cllr Ward
15. To receive a report for information on Community Wellbeing (Paper I – Cllr Nicholson) (to follow)
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
17. To receive the report for information of Cllr Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper J – to follow)
a. To receive an update on the meeting of the IWALC Executive held on 17 November (Cllr Ward);
b. To consider writing to Andrew Turner MP and Marcus Jones MP opposing the Government’s proposal to extend council tax referendum principles to local parish and town councils (Paper K)
19. To receive an update on the meeting of the Community Waste Forum held on 15 November (Paper L)
20. Clerk’s report
a.        Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of November 2016 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 1 (Paper M)
ii. To authorise, respectively, the following payments made:
Cheque No 000486 for £22.48, Mr J Pullen, Compost for tubs and planters on 14 November;
Cheque No 000487 for £1,449.63, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks salary and additional hours accrued.
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000488, £79.15, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000489, £300, Northwood Parish Church, Advertisement in Northwood News
iv.  To consider the following request from the Northwood Community Partnership for a grant/sponsorship (Paper N)
b. Administration
To approve that the meeting scheduled for 4 April, be deferred until 11 April due to the clerk’s annual leave
21. Correspondence – As per the list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper O)
22. Councillors’ reports
23. Future agenda items

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