Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 2 June 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, 2 June 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.


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



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 Lyth to the meeting to provide an opportunity to discuss the changes to the organisational structure of the Hampshire Constabulary on the Island and to provide a report on local safety neighbourhood issues and 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 May 2015 (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/32262 125 Pallance Road, Northwood – Single storey rear extension to create additional living accommodation
ii. TCP/21526/C 88 Pallance Road, Northwood – Demolition of conservatories; single storey rear extension to form pool house
b. To note the decision taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Parish Council
TCP/ Agricultural storage barn rear of 67, Oxford Street, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the demolition of agricultural building; proposed detached dwelling (revised plans)(readvertised application)
c. To consider the letter advising of an Appeal to the Secretary of State  with regard to Planning Application TCP/31184/E at 58 Pallance Road, Northwood (Paper B)
7. To approve the Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Parish held on 6 May 2015 (Paper C)
8. To receive the Annual Report of the Parish Council for 2014/15 (Paper D)
9. To confirm that the Register of Interests forms of Cllrs Fuller, Pullen, Riddet, Smith and Ward are in order and correct
10. To consider any action required following the annual inspection of the Parish Council’s assets – Cllr Ward
11. To consider the report following the review of the list of suggested areas of special responsibility for councillors – Cllrs Riddet and Jaggar (Paper E – to follow)
12. To consider the provision of picnic tables on the play park area (Paper F)
13. To consider any required action following the complaint from a resident with regard to the increasing proliferation of advertising banners at the junction of Cockleton Lane, Pallance Road and Nodes Road
14. To consider making appropriate responses on the following IW Council Consultations –
i. The Draft Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document (Paper G1)
ii. The Customer Interface Proposal (Paper G2)
15. To appoint a representative to attend a meeting on 2 July, at 6.45 pm, in Gurnard Village Hall to discuss issues or concerns of the Parish Council about voluntary and the community sector’s role in the My Life a Full Life programme
16. To receive a report for information on Community Wellbeing – Cllr J Nicholson
17. 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
18. To receive the report for information of Cllr Nicholson, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper H)
19. IWALC – To receive a report on the meeting of IWALC Executive held on 21 May – Cllr Ward
20. Clerk’s Report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of May 2015 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 70 (Paper I)
ii. To authorise, respectively, the following payments made with regard to 000410, Community Action IW, £767.48, for the clerk’s salary, on  May
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000411, 105.79, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000412, £114.88, Go South Coast Ltd, Supply of a driver for Route 32 for Mondays
iv. To note the types of investments made by the IW Council for the IW Council’s pension scheme and to consider any change to the Parish Council’s bank account (Paper J)
v. To consider the application for grant funding of £500, or more, towards the cost of carving a huge dead Cedar tree by Paul Sivell, on the site of the Signal Station (Paper K)
b.. Administration
To note the letter from Mr M A Cox, the appointed Internal Auditor for the 2014/15 accounts (Paper L)
21. Correspondence – As per list circulated to Councillors with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper M)
22. Councillors’ reports
23. Future agenda items
24. To consider omitting a brief review of the meeting from future agendas


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.


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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