Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 7 January 2014, 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, 7 January 2014 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
To receive any declarations of Members’ interests and written requests for Dispensations on items forming the agenda
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 meetings of the Parish Council held on 3 December and the Special Meeting held on 16 December 2013 (Papers A1 and A2 respectively)
5. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution
6. Town and Country Planning
a. To consider the following planning applications received and make comments in accordance with the guidance for material planning considerations listed at
i. TCP/09778/H Rear of 34 Wyatts Lane, Northwood – Proposed bungalow together with 2 car parking spaces, turning area and amenity space
ii. TCP/31712 95 Pallance Road, Northwood – Demolition of single storey rear extension; single storey rear extension, two storey side extension and extension at first floor level to convert existing bungalow into a house to include dormer windows on front and rear elevations

b. To note the decision taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council
i. P/00239/13 Northwood County primary school – Conditional Planning Permission for continued siting of double mobile classroom used as a nursery/playgroup (revised plans)(readvertised application)
ii. P/01305/13 27 Nodes Road, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for demolition of garage, single storey side/rear extension to provide additional living accommodation, decking
7. To give thought to the taking over of any of the IW Council’s assets or in the provision of services within Northwood (Paper B)
8. To consider the response from Mr Lee Matthews regarding the football pitch and play park (Paper C)
9. To agree the Precept for 2014/15 (Paper D)
10. To consider the Application for a minor variation to a Premises Licence at Medham Farm, Cowes (Paper E)
11. To consider if any action could be taken to improve the condition of the roads in Northwood (Cllr Mew)
12. To consider the nomination of the Chairman to attend the Buckingham Palace Garden Party on 21 May (Paper F)
13. To note that the Parish Council’s interest has been submitted in taking part in the Remembrance Orchards scheme to commemorate The First World War,  1914 -18 (Paper G)
14. To receive An update on the meeting held on 18 December with Wendy Perera, IW Council’s Deputy Head of Planning Services (policy) on the criteria used to set s106 agreements (Cllrs Jagger and Riddet)
15. To approve attendance at the winter conference organised by The Isle of Wight County Training Partnership  entitled ‘Facing the Future’ to be held on Thursday 13th February 2014 at Cowes Yacht Haven 9.00-16.30 (Paper H) .
16. 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 Fuller
d. Emergency Plan Working Party – Cllr Smith
17. To receive the report for information of Cllr Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper I – to follow)
18. To receive the notes of the meeting of Island Waste Services Advisory Group Meeting held on 11 December (Paper J – Cllr Smith)
19. To receive a report on the meeting of the Local Access Forum held on 5 December 2013 – Cllr Pullen

20. Clerk’s Report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of December 2013 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 65 (Paper  K)
ii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000344, £39.80, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000345, £19.10, Chale Parish Council, Photocopying
000346, £53.41, Nalc, Local Councils Explained
000347, £300.00, Northwood Parish Church, Advertisement in Northwood News
000348, £35.00, Information Commissioner, Data Protection Registration
iii. To consider the application for grant funding received from the Armed Forces Day (IoW) (Paper L)
b. Administration
i. To consider arrangements for the Annual Meeting of the Parish and to suggest a key note speaker
ii. To approve Mr Mike Cox,  as the Internal Auditor for the 2013/14 accounts
21. Correspondence – As per list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper M)
22. Councillors’ reports
23. Future agenda items
24. 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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