Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 3 June 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, 3 June 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 welcome Sgt Gary Knight, so to receive a report on behalf of the Local Safety Neighbourhood team, plus an opportunity to discuss local policing priorities
4. To welcome Mr Mark O’Sullivan to provide an update on the Age UK IW, Good Neighbour Scheme
5. To confirm and authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the previous meeting of the Parish Council held on 6 May 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/24172/B 7 Fieldway Crescent, Northwood – Alterations: Single storey extension on west elevation to provide en-suite bedroom and kitchen
ii. TCP/31857 23 Pallance Road, Northwood – New dormer windows and velux folding balcony/roof light to existing attic room
b. To comment on the Planning Application made by Navitus Bay Development Ltd for a development consent order to construct up to 194 wind turbine generators and associated infrastructure, with an installed capacity of up to 970 MW (the project)
c. To note that the Local Planning Authority have received amended plans for the application TCP/14203/E Chawton Farm, Chawton Lane, Northwood regarding the installation of photovoltaic park with associated infrastructure and fencing, which were considered a minor revision to the scheme and have therefore been approved under delegated procedures
d. To note the decision taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council
TCP/ 28 Oxford Street, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the demolition of garage and conservatory; alterations; two storey side extension and single storey rear extension to provide additional living accommodation (revised scheme)
7. To receive and sign the outstanding Declarations of Interest forms from Cllrs Fuller, Jaggar, M Nicholson and Ward
8. To confirm arrangements for the “Big Tidy Up” event and to note the response from the IW Council with regard to the letter received from Derek Finch of the 1st Northwood scout group – Cllr Ward
9. To consider the response received from Mr Lee Matthews, Recreation and Public Spaces Manager with regard to the Venner Avenue Play Park (Paper B)
10. To receive the report on the annual inspection of Council’s assets and to consider any remedial action required – Cllr Pullen
11. Consultations – to comment on the following:
a. Island Plan Area Action Plans Informal Discussion Documents (Paper C)
b. Fishbourne Parish Draft Supplementary Document (Paper D)
c. The Isle Of Wight Council (Parking Places) Order No 1 2014 (Paper E)
d. IW Council Draft Speed Limit policy (Paper F – Circulated by email on 27 May)
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 (Paper G) – Cllr Pullen
c. Parish Plan Working Party – Cllr Pullen
d. Emergency Plan Working Party – Cllr Smith
13. To receive an update on the meeting of the Executive Meeting of IWALC held on 15 May (Paper H – Draft minutes circulated by email on 20 May) – Cllr Ward
14. To receive the report for information of Cllr Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper I)
15. Clerk’s Report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of May 2014 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 70 (Paper J)
ii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000362, £120.70, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks expenses
000363, £20.00, IWALC, revised NALC Good Councillor Guides
000364, £61.03, Jubilee Garden Centre, Summer planting
iii. To consider the requests for funding from:
1. Northwood & Gurnard Great War Memorial Group (Paper K)
2. Victim Support (Paper L)
b. Administration
i. To note the letter from Mr M A Cox, the appointed Internal Auditor for the 2013/14 accounts (Paper M)
ii. In accordance with Standing Order 5xix, to approve for meetings of the Parish Council to be held on the 1st Tuesday of the month, at 6.30pm, in Northwood Primary school and to determine if a meeting is to be held in August
iii. To receive a report on the Devolution of Services workshop held on 23 May
16. Correspondence – As per list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper N)
17. Councillors’ reports
18. Future agenda items
19. To undertake a brief review of the meeting


In accordance with Standing Order 3e, 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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