Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 5 April 2011, 12:00 am


Barbara Herbert
Clerk to Northwood Parish Council


18 March 2011

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 April 2011 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 confirm and authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the meeting of the Parish Council held on 1 March and the Extra Ordinary Meeting held on 15 March 2011(Papers A1 and A2 respectively)
4. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution.
5. To receive a report by the Local Safety Neighbourhood Officer, plus an opportunity to discuss local policing priorities.
6. Town & Country Planning
To note the decisions taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Planning Committee –
i. TCP/30130/A 42 Oxford Street, Cowes, Isle Of Wight, PO318PT – Conditional Planning Approval for the Demolition of conservatory; proposed single storey rear extension to form kitchen/breakfast room (revised scheme)

ii. TCP/30407 67 Green Lane, Cowes, Isle Of Wight, PO318QG – Conditional Planning Approval for the Proposed single storey side extension to enlarge lounge
7. To comment on the Annual Report of the Parish Council – Cllr J Pullen (Paper B )
8. To review the continuance of holding councillors surgeries
9. To consider supporting the celebration of the Royal Wedding event, being organised in the Scouts hut on 30 April – Cllr J Pullen
10. To consider engaging professional water services to water the planters/tubs in the village (Paper C)
11. To consider the lobbying of Andrew Turner, MP to bring in a bill to make “No Cold Calling” a criminal offence – Cllr C Cramp (Paper D)
12. To consider applying for membership of the Public Sector Mapping Agreement (Paper E)
13. Clerks’ report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of March 2011 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No  (Paper F)
ii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000192, Post Office, Clerks salary for February
000193, £57.31, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000194, £13.41, Chale Parish Council, Photocopying
000195, £50.00, IW Council, No Cold Calling Stickers
000196, £11.00, CommuniCorp, Annual Subscription for Clerk and Councils Direct
000197, £17.96, John Pullen, Charge for purchase of wood preserver
000198, £146.38, Northwood Community Partnership, Donation towards Autumn Bedding Plants
iii. To consider the letter and attachment from the Community Partnership (Paper G)
14. To receive the report for information of Cllr R Mazillius, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper H)
15. To receive progress reports from Working Parties
16. To receive an update on the IW Association of Local Councils  – Cllr J Pullen
17. Correspondence – As per list circulated with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper I)
18. Councillors’ reports
19. Future agenda items
20. 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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