Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 7 March 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, 7 March 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 7 February 2017 (Paper A)
5. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution

6. Town and Country Planning
To note the following decisions taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council:
i. TCP/09468/A 2 Pallance Road, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the Proposed two/single storey side extension
ii. TCP/30771/F BAE Systems (Defence Systems) Ltd, Newport Road, Cowes – Conditional Planning Permission for a proposed maintenance gantry
7. To formally declare the seat on the Parish Council as being vacant and to decide, as it is within 6 months of the ordinary elections, if the Parish Council wishes to fill the vacancy by co-option.
8. Vacancies on Working Parties and Outside Bodies
To consider appointing a representative on the Northwood in Bloom Working Party, Northwood Community Partnership, Community Waste Forum, District 1 Highways PFI Group
9. To consider contributing to the provision of an evening Youth Bus Service ticket for Northwood teenagers only (Paper B – Cllr Ward)(To follow)
10. To consider in detail the proposition to develop a proactive policy to support, encourage and facilitate wealth creation in the Northwood area (Paper C – Cllr Nicholson)
11. To consider revamping the Parish Council logo (Paper D – Cllr Fuller)(To follow)
12. To consider the damage that the Utility Services are doing to Northwood’s newly resurfaced roads (Paper E – Cllr J Nicholson)(To follow)
13. To note the latest proposals regarding the Post Office service in Cowes
14. To note the Guidance Note on Publicity for the Parish Council Elections 2017 (Paper F)
15. To receive a report for information on Community Wellbeing – (Paper G – 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 J Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper H)
18. Clerk’s report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of February 2017 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 4 (Paper I)
ii. To authorise, respectively, the following payments made:
Cheque No 000498 for £773.47, Community Action IW, Clerks salary on 10 February
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000499, £132.18, Mrs B Herbert, Clerk’s Expenses
000500, £100.00, The Wave Project, Donation
iv.  To consider the following application for grant funding:
The Wave Project (Paper J)
v. To consider the purchase of Adobe Acrobat Pro (Paper K)
b. Administration
To note that the next meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Tuesday, 11 April 2017
19. Correspondence – As per the list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper L)
20. Councillors’ reports
21. 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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