Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 2 December 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, 2 December 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 4 November 2014(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/18840/B 14 Wyatts Lane, Northwood – Proposed single storey extension on rear elevation to form lounge and dining room
ii. TCP/31184/E 58 Pallance Road, Northwood – Pair of semi-detached houses; one detached house; formation of vehicular access and parking and turning area (revised scheme)
iii. A/00137/X Northwood Garage, Newport Road, Northwood – 3 x mesh fascias with internally lighted signage; 1 x internally illuminated totem sign
b. To note that the Local Authority have received revised plans for application TCP/31184/D land adjacent to 62 Pallance Road, Northwood – Construction of two detached dwellings; formation of vehicular access and parking (revised scheme)(revised red outline)(re-advertised application), which are considered to be minor and therefore comments are not required
c. To note the decision taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council
TCP/32021  3 Fieldway Crescent, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the demolition of porch and garage; single storey side extension to provide dining room, bathroom, wc and additional bedroom
7. To consider the revised draft of the Housing Needs survey and, subject to councillors agreement of the survey results, to approve it as a Parish Council document (Paper B – circulated by email on 26 November)
8. To consider and take decisions with respect to the Service 32, Cowes, Gurnard and Northwood Community Bus  – Cllr Riddet (Paper C – to follow)
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 requesting a change, to 20mph, of the speed limit along the whole of Wyatts Lane, Northwood
11. To consider the suggestions of the Precept Working Party (Paper E)
12. To discuss how best to promote Community Well-Being in the community – Cllr J Nicholson
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 a report on the meeting of IWALC Executive held on 20 November – Cllr Pullen (Paper F- to follow)
15. To receive the report for information of Cllr Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper G – to follow
16. Clerk’s Report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of November 2014 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 76 (Paper H)
ii. To authorise, respectively, the following payments made with regard to The clerk’s salary, 000380, £739.22, Community Action IW on 14 November
Repair of the clerk’s computer, 000381, £125.00, Compuwight on 20 November
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
 000382, £40.80, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks expenses
000383, £265, Gorgeous Gardens, Cost of tidying the two flower beds in Uplands Road, which included the need to purchase an additional 2.5 tonnes of gravel  
 iv. To approve to pay the clerk the agreed 2 year pay offer of 2.2% for Local Government staff, wef from 1 January 2015 together with a one-off non-consolidated payment of £32.99 
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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