Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 4 December 2012, 6:30 pm


Barbara Herbert
Clerk to the Council

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. To receive any declarations of Members’ interests in items on the agenda.
3. To consider any requests for dispensations on the agenda under Section 33 of the Localism Act 2011
4. To receive a report by the Local Safety Neighbourhood Officer, plus an opportunity to discuss local policing priorities
5. To welcome Mr Malcolm Smith, Highways PFI Technical Manager to respond to the questions raised regarding Highway Maintenance (Paper A)
6. To confirm and authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the previous meeting of the Parish Council held on 6 November 2012 (Paper B)
7. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution
8. Town and Country Planning
a. To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 20 November 2012 (Paper C)


b. To note that the application TCP/16533/N IOW Grain, Medina Wharf, Artic Road, Cowes, PO31 7PG – Proposed Drying Plant received Conditional Approval by the IW Council
c. To consider the letter dated 13 November, with regard to the Island Plan – Local Development Scheme Update and the Medina Valley Area Action Plan Regulation 18(1) (Paper D)
9. To consider the email from Teresa Mitchell, the IW Council’s Maintenance Manager, Highways and Transport regarding seating along the cycle track (Paper E)
10. To receive an update on the response received to the question raised at Full Council by Cllr Ferris regarding Island Waste Management (Paper F)
11. To consider the report regarding replacing the three “No Cold Calling Signs”– Cllr Pullen
12. To consider making a response to the following consultations
13. To receive progress reports from Working Party leads (Paper G)
a. Traffic and Transport Issues Working Party – Cllr Riddett
b. Northwood in Bloom Working Party –– Cllr Pullen
c. Parish Plan Working Party – Cllr Bentley
d. Northwood School Travel Plan Working Party – Cllr Fuller
14. To receive the report for information of Cllr R Mazillius, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper H – to follow)
15. To receive an update on the meeting of the IW Association of Local Councils held on 15 November – Cllr J Ferris (Paper I )
16. Clerk’s Report
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of November 2012 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 51 (Paper  J)
ii. To consider the letter, dated 6 November, from the Optio Voluntary Car Scheme requesting a donation of up to £500 (Paper K)
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000291, £49.99, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000292, £12.67 Chale Parish Council, Photocopying
000293, £250.00, Wight 365, Design and Print of the Parish Plan Survey
000294, £265.00, Broker Network Ltd, Parish Council Insurance, 2ndyear of a three year deal
17. Correspondence.
As per list circulated to Councillors with the agenda (Paper L)
18. Councillors’ reports
19. Future agenda items
January Meeting
Age UK IW Good Neighbour Scheme progress update by Mark O’Sullivan, the Manager & Development Officer
February Meeting
Navitus Bay Wind Farm – Cllr J Ferris
A Meeting in the Spring (Date to be agreed)
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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