Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 1 October 2010, 12:00 am


Barbara Herbert
Clerk to Northwood Parish Council

30 September 2010

Dear Councillors

You are hereby summoned to attend an 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, 5 October 2010 commencing at 6.30 pm for the transaction of the business set out in the agenda below.
Members of the public and press are welcome to attend.

Barbara Herbert
Clerk to the Council

* entrance via school car park

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.


1. To receive any apologies for absence.
2. To receive declarations of interest on items on the agenda
3. To consider further arrangements for the appointment of a co-opted councillor
4. To confirm and authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the meeting of the Parish Council held on 7 September 2010 (Paper A)
5. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution.
6. To receive a report by the Local Safety Neighbourhood Officer, plus an opportunity to discuss local policing priorities.
7. Town and Country Planning
a. To approve the Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Sub Committee held on 21 September 2010 (Paper B)
b. To note the decisions taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Planning Committee –
i. TCP/26375/B 15 Nodes Road, Northwood, PO31 8AB –

Planning Permission granted (or issue certificate) for the replacement of planning permission (TCP26375/A alterations and single storey extension to form living room/dining area and utility room; decking and terrace areas) in order to extend time limit for implementation
ii. P/00951/10 – 36 Venner Avenue, Northwood – The issue of a Lawful Development Certificate for proposed conservatory
iii. TCP/21526/B 88 Pallance Road, Northwood, PO31 8LP – Refusal of Planning Permission for the Demolition of shed; construction of detached garage and parking space (revised scheme)
c. To note the appeal, which has been submitted to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government against the Council’s decision to refuse planning permission in respect land at 66 Nodes Road, Northwood, PO318AD – Replacement of planning permission P/01241/07/TCP/28442: demolition of garage and porch; construction of two storey end of terrace dwelling; vehicular access) in order to extend the time limit for implementation (Paper C)
8. To consider the need for improvements to the junction at Four Cross, involving better access from Cockleton Lane and onto Place Road /Nodes Road – Cllr Clatworthy
9. To consider undertaking an inspection of the Council’s assets
10. To consider the appointment of a councillor to the Island Waste Committee
11. To consider holding Councillors surgeries – Cllr P Fuller
12. To consider sending the Parish Council’s best wishes to Mr Peter Brooker – Cllr P Fuller
13. To receive an update on the Green Towns project and to consider any further action (Paper D)
14. Clerks Report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of August 2010 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 25 (Paper E)
ii. To receive the half yearly budget statement to the end of September 2010 (Paper F)
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000145, £51.78, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000146, £9.10, Chale Parish Council, Photocopying
000147, £25,000, Kompan, Interim payment for the provision of play equipment at Venner Avenue play park
000148 – 000164, £20 each, Allotment Holders – Refund of allotment deposits following cessation of scheme
iv. Play Builder Funding – To give authorisation for the Chairman, Cllr J Pullen and Cllr C Cramp to sign a cheque for the final balance, providing the same sum has been received from the IW Council, this being the second stage payment of the Play Builder funding.
v. Requests for Grant Funding
1. Northwood Primary School – Lunchtime Gardening Club towards the £620 cost of the supply and installation of a plug socket and light in the brick shed
2. IW Rural Community Council towards the Optio, the island’s Voluntary Car scheme (Suggested donation £100) (Paper G)
3. IW Playing Fields Association (Paper H)
a. Administration
15. To receive the report of Cllr R Mazillius, the IWC Ward Member for Northwood (Paper I – To follow)
16. To receive progress reports from Working Parties (Paper J)
17. To receive an update on the IW Association of Local Councils  – Cllr K Clatworthy
18. To receive a report on the meeting of the Northwood Community Partnership held on 28 September – Cllr Mrs B Clews-Cartwright
19. Correspondence.
As per list circulated to Councillors with the agenda (Paper L)
20. Councillors’ reports
21. Future agenda items
22. To undertake a brief review of the meeting.

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.

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