Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 6 June 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, 6 June 2017 commencing at 6.30 pm, 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 16 May 2017 (Paper A)
5. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution

6. Town and Country Planning
To note the decisions taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council:
i. TCP/30771/E    Land at BAE Systems fronting Three Gates Road, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the Variation of Condition 2 on P/01118/16 – TCP/32786 to revise layout to include valeting building
ii. TCP/20099A 10 Oxford Street, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for a single storey rear extension to form a recreation room
7. To elect a Vice Chairman for the ensuing year
8. To receive and approve the signing of the Vice Chairman’s declaration of acceptance of office
9. To receive the signed Register of Interests forms from councillors
10. Co-opted councillors
a. To consider any applications received to fill the vacancies left unfilled at the recent election
b. To receive their Declarations of Acceptances of Office and their signed Register of Financial Interests forms.
11. To consider the Application for a minor variation to a premises licence for the Royal Isle of Wight Agricultural Show (Paper B)
12. To review the purpose of the Parish Council: its effectiveness, its objectives and how they can best be achieved
13. To consider the update on the Post Office service in Cowes – Cllr Nicholson
14. To consider the email from Cllr G Kennett, Chair of Freshwater Parish Council with regard to Community Partnerships (Paper C)
15. To consider registering an interest in becoming a “hedgehog friendly village” (Paper D)
16. To consider the Parish Council website (Paper E– the Clerk)
17. To note that Isle of Wight Day is set for 23 September and to consider if Northwood Parish Council should organise an event (Paper F)
18. To note the email regarding the BAE Systems site and to raise any questions for submission to Tim Blake, Head of Commercial – Product and Training Services (Paper G)
19. To consider the results of the annual inspection of the Council’s assets (Paper X – Cllr Ward)(To follow)
20. To receive a report for information on Community Wellbeing – Cllr Nicholson
21. To receive progress reports for information from Working Party leads
a. Traffic and Transport Issues Working Party – Cllr Nicholson
b. Northwood in Bloom Working Party – Cllr Pullen
c. Parish Plan Update Working Party – Cllr Jaggar
d. Northwood WI Working Party – Cllr Pullen
22. To receive the report for information of Cllr J Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper H)(To follow)
23. IWALC – to receive the Minutes of the meeting held on 18 May (Paper I – Cllr Bossman)
24. Clerk’s report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of May 2017 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 7 (Paper (J)
ii. To authorise, respectively, the following payments made:
Cheque No 000512 for £802.47, Community Action IW, Clerks salary on 6 May 17
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000513, £79.88, Mrs B Herbert, Clerk’s Expenses
000514, £12.00, CommuniCorp, Annual Subscription for Clerks & Councils Direct
000515, £50.00, Victim Support, Donation
b. Administration
To note the letter from Mr M A Cox, the Internal Auditor (Paper K)
25. Correspondence – As per the list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper L)
26. Councillors’ reports
27. Future agenda items
Parking and Highway problems in Northwood – Cllr Nicholson


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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