Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 2 October 2012, 6:30 pm


Barbara Herbert
Clerk to the Council


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. To receive any declarations of Members’ interests in items on the agenda.
3. To receive a report by the Local Safety Neighbourhood Officer, 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 September 2012 (Paper A)
5. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution
6. Town and Country Planning
To note the decision taken since the dispatch of the agenda
TCP 7 Wyatts Lane, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for proposed alterations to roof to provide enlarged accommodation within the roofspace, to include Juliet balcony on south west elevation
7. To consider the Licensing application for a premises licence for Island Food and Gifts, 10 Westway, Cowes (Paper B)
8. To consider the report regarding seating along the cycletrack – Cllr Fuller (Paper C – to follow)
9. To consider the report on the meeting of the Island Waste Management Committee held on 30 August 2012 – Cllr Ferris (Paper D)

10. To consider the letter from the Headteacher of Northwood Primary school regarding the proposal to register the school’s interest in becoming an Academy within the department of Education (Paper E)
11. To receive an update on the requested meeting with Mr Peter Haywood, to consider the unresolved concerns regarding road closures and roadworks held by councillors (Paper F)
12. To establish a Precept Working Party to consider a draft Precept for 2013/14
13. To consider making a response to the consultation on the Isle of Wight Council’s preferred option following Government Changes to Council Tax Benefit (Details available on iwight.comconsultations)
14. To approve for any members interested in attending the training events organized by either IWALC or the Community Action, Isle of Wight (Paper G)
15. To receive an update in respect of the Street Games initiative – Cllr J Ferris
16. To receive progress reports from Working Party leads
a. Traffic and Transport Issues Working Party – Cllr Riddett
b. Northwood in Bloom Working Party –– Cllr Pullen
c. Parish Plan Working Party – To comment on and approve proposals for the Northwood Plan Survey and consider the costs of the exercise (Paper H)
17. To receive the report for information of Cllr R Mazillius, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper I – to follow)
18. To receive an update on the IW Association of Local Councils  – Cllr J Ferris (Paper J)
19. To note the report regarding the latest meeting of the Cowes Local Action Group – Cllr Fuller (Paper K)
20. Clerk’s Report
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of September 2012 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 50 (Paper L)
ii. To receive the half yearly budget statement to the end of September 2012 (Paper M)
iii. To confirm the payment of cheque No 000281, £30.00, Mr W Suttman, volunteer bus driver expenses, from the Bus Donations account
iv. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
 000282, £47.97, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
 000283, £12.04, Chale Parish Council, Photocopying
 000284, £162.00, Audit Commission, Audit fee 2011/12
 000285, £800.00, JW Autoshine, Watering of planters/tubs
21. Correspondence.
As per list circulated to Councillors with the agenda (Paper N)
22. Councillors’ reports
23. Future agenda items
24. To undertake a brief review of the meeting
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.

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