Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 2 May 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, 2 May 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 Annual meeting of the Parish, whichever is the later for the transaction of the business as set out in the agenda below.


Members of the public and press are welcome to attend.

Copies of the associated meeting papers are available on the Parish Council website



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 11 April 2017 (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/30771/G BAE Systems (Defence Systems) Ltd, Newport Road, Northwood – Prior Notification for the demolition of Building 48
b. To note the decision taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council:
TCP/10406/C  Rose Cottage, Pallance Lane, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for Outline for a detached dwelling with access and layout being considered (revised scheme)
7. To consider the purchase of Adobe Acrobat Pro
8. To consider the Tubs and Planters in the village (Paper B)
9. To receive the Annual Report of the Chairman for 2016/17 (Paper C)
10. To receive any further update on the proposals to relocate the Post Office Service in Cowes
11. To receive a report for information on Community Wellbeing – Cllr 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 Jaggar
13. To receive the report for information of Cllr J Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper D – To follow)
14. Clerk’s report
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of April 2017 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 6 (Paper (E)
ii. To authorise, respectively, the following payments made:
Cheque No 000507 for £802.47, Community Action IW, Clerks salary on 11 April
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000508, £38.20, Mrs B Herbert, Clerk’s Expenses
000509, £250.00, IW Age UK, Donation
000510, £108.00, The Society of Local Council Clerks, Annual Subscription
000511, £10.00, Association of Local Council Clerks, Annual Subscription
iv. To approve the transfer of £10,000 from the Lloyds Treasurers Account to the Lloyds 32 Day Notice Account
v. End of 2016/17 Year Accounts for submission to the External Auditor
1. To approve and authorise the Chairman to sign the Annual Governance Statement for 2016/17 (Paper F1)
2. To approve and authorise the Chairman to sign the Accounting Statements for 2016/17 (Paper F2)
vi. To confirm the Internal Control Tests to be used by the internal auditor (Paper G)
vii. To consider the grant application for £50 from Victim Support (Paper H)
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



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 can be obtained after the meeting upon request to the clerk

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