Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 1 April 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, 1 April 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 welcome Mr Malcolm Smith, of Island Roads to discuss any highway issues within the parish
5. To confirm and authorise the Vice Chairman to sign the Minutes of the previous meeting of the Parish Council held on 4 March 2014 (Paper A)
6. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution
7. 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/ 31788 43 Venner Avenue, Northwood – Demolition of porch and hall; single storey side extension to provide for a porch, kitchen and dining room
ii. TCP/5381/G 28 Oxford Street, Northwood – demolition of garage and conservatory; proposed two storey side extension and single storey rear extension and alterations – revised scheme
b. To note the decisions taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council
i. P/00019/14 33 Pallance Road, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for proposed alterations and single storey extension on rear elevation to form living/dining area
ii. P/00020/14 135 Pallance Road, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for demolition of single storey rear extension; Proposed two storey extensions on side and rear elevations to provide for additional living accommodation
c. To note that an appeal has been submitted to the Secretary of State with regard to the decision taken on application P/01500/13 –for a proposed bungalow, parking and turning area on land rear of 34 Wyatts Lane, Northwood (Paper B)
8. To note that the signed letter of resignation of Mr R Mew has been received and approve the deadline for applications for the vacant position of co-opted councillor – suggested date Tuesday, 29 April
9. To consider further the provision of discretionary services in Northwood
10. To give consideration to  organising a “Big Tidy Up” event and to note the letter received from Derek Finch of the 1st Northwood scout group (Paper C)
11. To comment on the Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places (Paper D)
12. 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
13. To receive the report for information of Cllr Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper E – to follow)
14. To receive the minutes of the meeting of the Island Waste Services Community Advisory Group meeting held on 20 March 2014 (Paper F)
15. To receive the Minutes of the meeting of the IWALC Executive Committee held on 20 March (Paper G)
16. Clerk’s Report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of March 2014 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 68 (Paper  H)
ii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000351, £33.75, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000352, £22.95, Chale Parish Council, Photocopying
000353, £30.00, Northwood House Charitable Trust Co Ltd, Annual Subscription
000354, £12.00, Clerk and Councils Direct, Annual Subscription
b. Administration
To consider the quotations for watering of tubs and planters during the 18 week summer period (Paper I)
17. Correspondence – As per list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper J)
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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