Northwood Parish Council Meeting

Posted by Admin on 2 June 2009, 12:00 am


Barbara Herbert
Clerk to Northwood Parish Council

28 May 2009

Dear Councillors

You are hereby summoned to attend an ordinary meeting of Northwood Parish Council, to be held at WI Hall, Northwood, Isle of Wight on Tuesday, 2 June 2009 commencing at 7.45 pm for the transaction of the business set out in the agenda below. 

Members of the public and press are welcome to attend.

Barbara Herbert
Clerk to the Council

The meeting of the Parish Council will commence immediately after the Public Forum, which will begin at 7.45 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 confirm and authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the Annual General meeting of the Parish         Council held on 5 May 2009 (Paper A)
4. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution
5. To receive a report by the Local Safety Neighbourhood Officer, plus an  opportunity to discuss local policing priorities
6. To receive a report from Jacqui Darby, the Environment and Neighbourhood Officer for Northwood (Paper B)
7. Town and Country Planning
a. To consider the following applications received and make comments in accordance with the guidance for material planning considerations listed at
i. TCP/29639, 3 Uplands Road, Northwood, Cowes, PO31 8AH – Replacement of existing flat roof on garage with pitched.
ii. TCP/17087H, 380 Newport Road, Cowes, PO31 8PP – Proposed pitched roof to existing conservatory; single storey rear extension to enlarge kitchen
b. To consider and make comment on the pre-application development proposal by BAE Systems, which envisages a mixed-use development on land adjacent to Somerton Roundabout in Cowes, at the Corner of Three Gates Road and Newport Road (Paper C) 
8. To consider the report of the Chairman regarding a joint venture with Gurnard Parish Council in respect of a scheme to provide affordable housing at the top of Cockleton Lane (Paper D)(Papers D2 & D3, extracts from         the minutes of meetings of Northwood PC on 3 February and from Gurnard PC on 12 May are for your information)
9. To consider the application for financial assistance submitted by the Friends of Northwood Cemetery (Paper E)
10. To consider what response, if any, to make with regard to the following consultation – P07-09 consultation on the possible changes to the administration of concessionary travel. (Circulated by email on 12 May         2009).
11. To consider a date for the next Tidy Up event
12. Clerks Report 
a. Administration
i. To consider whether there is a need for a meeting during the month of August
ii. To receive the signed Declaration of Interest form from Cllr Fuller
iii. To note Mr S Tester has undertaken the Internal Audit of the Parish Council’s accounts and duly signed the Annual Return agreeing that the internal control objectives have been duly met.
b. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to end of April 2009 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 10 (Paper F)
ii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
        000059, IW Council, Clerks Salary
        000060, £28.60, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
        000061, £16.15, Chale Parish Council, Photocopying
        000062, £54.84, Mrs B Herbert, Litter Pickers and refuse sacks
13. To receive progress reports from the following Working Parties (No written reports received)
14. To receive the report of Cllr R Mazillius, the IWC Ward Member for  Northwood (Paper G to follow)
15. Correspondence.
        As per list circulated to Councillors with the agenda (Paper H)
16. Councillors’ reports
17. Future agenda items:
18. 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.

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