Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 2 July 2013, 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 July 2013 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.


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 and approve any apologies for absence
2. Members’ interests
a. To receive any written declarations of Members’ interests and Requests for Dispensations on items forming the agenda
b. To receive the signed Register of Financial Interests from Cllr Ward
3. To receive a report by the Local Safety Neighbourhood Officer, plus an opportunity to discuss local policing priorities
4. To confirm and authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the previous meeting of the Parish Council held on 4 June 2013 (Paper A)
5. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution
6. Town and Country Planning
To consider the following application received and make comments in accordance with the guidance for material planning considerations listed at

i. TCP/09452/A 46 Pallance Road, Northwood – Demolition of conservatory; Proposed detached dwelling with car parking and associated landscaping
ii. TCP/30062/D Northwood primary School, Wyatts Lane, Northwood – Continued siting of double mobile classroom used as playgroup/nursery
7. To consider the application for a Premises Licence for the County Showground (IW Car Club Event) (Paper B)
8. To comment on the IW Council’s proposed changes to the local list of information requirements for the submission of applications for planning permission and other planning related consents (Paper C)
9. To receive an update on the proposal for seating along the cycle track – Cllr P Fuller (Paper D – to follow)
10. To note the letter from the IW Council regarding trees at Simmington Copse Medham Farm, Northwood protected by the Tree Preservation Order 1993 (Paper E)
11. To receive an update on the WW1 Centenary Project – Cllr J Pullen (Paper F – To follow)
12. To receive an update on the suggestion to move the Twinning signs nearer to the boundary with Cowes – Cllr J Pullen (Paper G – To follow)
13. To receive progress reports from Working Party leads
a. Traffic and Transport Issues Working Party – Cllr C Riddet
b. Northwood in Bloom Working Party –– Cllr J Pullen
c. Parish Plan Working Party – Cllr P Fuller
i. Update of the meeting of the Working Party held on 28 June
ii. Report of the clerk (Paper H)
14. To receive the report for information of Cllr J Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper I)
15. Isle of Wight Association of Local Councils (IWALC)
a. To receive an update on the meeting of the Annual General Meeting of the Isle of Wight Association of Local Councils on 20 June – Cllr C Riddet
b. To appoint a representative and their deputy for the ensuing year
16. To receive a report on the meeting of the Community Waste Advisory Group held on 23 May – Cllr D Smith
17. Clerk’s Report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of June 2013 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 59 (Paper  J)
ii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000322, £67.64, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000323, £19.10, Chale Parish Council, Photocopying
000324, £200.00, Northwood Primary School Gardening Club, contribution towards the cost of the visit to the Royal Parks Education Centre, in London
000325,£63.44, John Pullen, cost of summer planting and bags of compost

b. Administration
i. To note that the school will be unavailable during the school holidays and to decide on a course of action should a meeting be necessary
ii. In the event that no meeting is called to approve that the clerk can obtain authorisation for payment of any invoices received prior to the next meeting in September, providing that they fall within a previously approved budget.
iii. To note the list of training dates organised by IWALC and to advise the clerk of your interest in attending (Paper K)
iv. To consider whether councillors photographs should be included in the Parish Council section of the Northwood Village website
18. Correspondence – As per list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper L)
19. Councillors’ reports
20. Future agenda items
In the Autumn
Presentation on the Community Asset Transfer scheme and the Community Right to Buy scheme and possible implications for Northwood – Speaker to  be identified
21. 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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