Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 3 January 2017, 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, 3 January 2017 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 6 December 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
i. TCP/10406/C Rose Cottage, Pallance Lane, Northwood – Demolition of garage; outline for detached dwelling with parking (revised plans) (readvertised);
ii. TCP/32897 land adjacent Harry Cheek Gardens, and rear of 31 to 61 Pallance Road, Northwood – Outline for residential development with access to road and footpath network;
iii. TCP/32097/B Unit 25 to 26, Somerton Industrial Park, Newport road, Cowes – 2 polytunnels on concrete bases
b. To note the following decisions taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council:
i. TCP/26420/A Rustholme, Pallance Gate, Newport, Isle Of Wight, PO305UA – Conditional Planning Permission for an Agricultural machinery store with workshop
7. To note the responses to letters regarding the forthcoming bank closures in Cowes and to appoint representatives to attend the meeting with Andrew Turner MP ON 6 January (Paper B – Cllr Riddet)
8. To consider further the removal, replacement or repair of the tubs and planters around the village (Paper C – Cllr Pullen)(To follow)
9. To consider the report of the Northwood WI Working Party (Paper D – Cllr Pullen)(To follow)
10. To consider the suggestion of contributing to the provision of an evening Youth Bus Service ticket for Northwood teenagers only) (Paper E – Cllr Ward)(To follow)
11. To receive an update on the new Parish Council website – Cllr Ward
12. To consider making an appropriate response on the following Consultation regarding the Proposed Changes to the Admissions Arrangements at Cowes Enterprise College (Paper F – Circulated by email on 16 December)
13. To consider in detail the proposition to develop a proactive policy to support, encourage and facilitate wealth creation in the Northwood area (Paper G – Cllr Nicholson)(To follow)
14. To consider making an annual award for the best building development undertaken in the Parish of Northwood (Paper H – Cllr Nicholson)(To follow)
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)
18. Clerk’s report
a.        Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of December 2016 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 2 (Paper K)
ii. To authorise, respectively, the following payments made:
Cheque No 000490 for £773.47, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks salary on 8 December
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000491, £118.87, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000492, £275.00, Came & Co, Annual Insurance premium 2nd year
000493, £14.37, Mr J Pullen, bolts for securing the picnic tables

iv.  To give further consideration to the request for funding following the response from the Chairman of the Northwood Community Partnership (Paper L)
b. Administration
i. To consider arrangements for the Annual Meeting of the Parish.
ii. To approve Mr Mike Cox, as the Internal Auditor for the 2016/17 accounts.
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


To revamp the Parish Council logo – Cllr Fuller




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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