Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 4 November 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, 4 November 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.




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 on behalf of the Local Safety Neighbourhood team, 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 7 October (Paper A)
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/32052 31 Greenways, Northwood – Proposed extension on side elevation to form hall and lounge on ground floor with en-suite bedroom at first floor level within roofspace, including dormer window on rear elevation
ii. TCP/31184/D land adjacent to 62 Pallance Road, Northwood – Construction of two detached dwellings; formation of vehicular access and parking (Revised scheme)
b. To note the decision taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council
P/01098/14 25 Wyatts Lane, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the demolition of single storey rear extension; proposed single storey extension on rear elevation to form kitchen and lounge/dining area on ground floor with en-suite bedroom within roof space; dormer window on front elevation; glazed balcony on rear elevation; alterations to vehicular access and parking area
7. To note the updated list of responses to the letter from Mr A Minns, the IW Council’s Strategic Manager Recreation, Leisure And Public Spaces and to take a decision on the funding request with regard to the Beach Cleaning contract (Paper B)
8. To consider the letter from the IW Council dated 1 October and to make a response to the possible proposal to introduce charges for the use of the Cowes floating bridge by pedestrians and cyclists(Paper C)
9. To consider the report suggesting the provision of picnic tables on the play park area – Cllr Fuller (Paper D – to follow)
10. To consider the draft Housing Needs survey and, subject to councillors agreement of the survey, approve it as a Parish Council document (Paper E – circulated by email on 23 October)
11. To note the new IW Council Speed Limit policy, particularly Section 7, ‘Implementation’, that sets out how applications can be made to change local speed limits (Paper F – Circulated by email on 1 October)
12. To receive an oral progress report on the revision of the “Welcome to Northwood” booklet – Cllr Riddet
13. 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 Pullen
d. Emergency Plan Working Party – Cllr Smith
e. Northwood Post Office Working Party – Cllr J Nicholson
14. To receive the report for information of Cllr Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper G)
15. To suggest any questions that you wished to be raised with Mr Dave Burbage, of the IW Council at the meeting of IWALC on 20 November
16. Clerk’s Report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of October 2014 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 75 (Paper H)
ii. To authorise respectively the following payment made with regard to the clerks salary:
000376, £739.22, Community Action IW on 7 October
iii. To note that a ‘stop’ was placed on cheque No 000375 and a further cheque No 000377 issued for £1,245.50, to Jason Wadsworth, as its replacement
iv. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
 000378, £77.05, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks expenses
 000379, £182.80, Jubilee Garden Centre, Cost of winter planting
v. To consider the request for grant funding from the Hampshire Constabulary for a donation towards the £1,250.00 cost of purchasing new Speedwatch equipment  
 b. Administration
  To consider establishing a Precept Working Party
17. Correspondence – As per list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper I)
18. Councillors’ reports
19. Future agenda items
20. 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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