Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 3 February 2015, 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 February 2015 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 6 January 2015 (Paper A)
5. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution
6. Town and Country Planning
a. To note the decision taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council
i. TCP/31184/D land adjacent to 62 Pallance Road, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for construction of two detached dwellings; formation of vehicle access and parking (revised scheme)(revised red outline)(readvertised scheme)
ii.  A/00137/X Northwood Garage, Newport Road, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for 3 x mesh facias with internally illuminated signage, 1 x internally illuminated totem sign
iii. TCP/24172/E 7 Fieldway Crescent, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the retention and completion of shed
b. To note the letter advising of the appeal to the Secretary of State with regard to TCP/31638 Outline for 86 dwellings; formation of vehicular access and associated works off Place Road (Revised and re-advertised application) (Paper B)
7. To consider the report suggesting the provision of picnic tables on the play park area – Cllr Fuller (Paper C – to follow)
8. To consider Minute 91/14-15, of the meeting held on 2 September with regard to the Best Kept Village awards mark sheet (Paper D)
9. To consider the urgent campaign to save ACRE (Paper E)
10. To consider making a response to assist with the proposed Rights of Way Improvement Plan for 2016-2024 (Paper F)
11. To receive an oral progress report on the revision of the “Welcome to Northwood” booklet – Cllr Riddet
12. 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 the report for information of Cllr Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper G – to follow)
a. To receive a report on the meeting of IWALC held on 15 January 2015 – Cllr Ward
b. To consider the continued membership of IWALC for 2015/16, following the increase in the subscription by 25%
c. To consider councillors attendance at the training sessions to be provided by IWALC (Paper H)
16. Clerk’s Report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of January 2015 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 78 (Paper I)
ii. To authorise, respectively, the following payments made with regard to 000389, Community Action IW, £788.25, for the clerk’s salary, on 14 January
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
 000390, £48.88, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks expenses
 000391, £13.64, John Pullen, for Ronseal for refurbishing the memorial bench on the play area
 000392, £35.00, Information Commissioner, Data Protection Registration
 000393, £229.76, Go South Coast Ltd, Supply of driver for Service 32 for 4 weeks at £57.44 per week – from the Bus Account
 000394, £200.00, Isle of Wight Armed Forces Committee , re IW Armed Forces Day 2015
iv. To consider appropriate action with regard to the demand received from HM Revenue & Customs relating to unpaid PAYE of £364.71, by Douglas Tonks, for March, April and June 2014
b. Administration
i. To consider arrangements for the Annual Meeting of the Parish to be held on 5 May 2015
ii. To approve the attendance of any interested persons at the Spring Seminar – Taking the Isle Of Wight Forward, to be held at the Riverside Centre on Monday, 16 March 2015 at a cost of £25.00 per delegate, or at the offer price of 5 for the price of 4
iii. To consider the use of electronic communications in the sending of summonses for attendance at Parish Council meetings (Paper J)
iv. To note that the WI hall is now available for hire on a Tuesday evening at 6.30pm at a cost of £8.50 per hour and to consider arrangements for future meetings
17. Correspondence – As per list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper K)
18. Councillors’ reports
19. Future agenda items
Mr Douglas Loxton, Field Change Advisor Network Transformation Team, Post Office Ltd
Paul Savill, Voluntary Sector Locality Link Officer of the new project “My Life – A Full Life”
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.

NB Copies of the associated meeting papers are available upon prior request to the clerk or can be obtained after the meeting

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