Northwood Parish Council Meeting

Posted by Admin on 2 February 2010, 12:00 am


Barbara Herbert
Clerk to Northwood Parish Council

28 January 2010

Dear Councillors

You are hereby summoned to attend an 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 February 2010 commencing at 6.30 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

* entrance via school car park

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 confirm and authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the ordinary meeting of the Parish Council held on 19 January 2010 (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
7. Town and Country Planning
a. To approve the Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 19 January 2009 (Paper B)
b. To note the decisions taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Planning Committee
i. TCP/04340/T Land between The Travellers Joy and 83 Pallance Road, Northwood – Conditional Planning Approval for a detached dwelling (revised scheme)
ii. TCP/29003/B 56 Pallance Road, Northwood, PO31 8LW – Conditional Approval for the demolition of bungalow and garage; construction of two dwellings with parking and alterations to vehicular access (AORM) –
iii. CP/12274/K Demolition of garage; proposed single storey semi-detached house at Handys Stores, 359 Newport Road. Northwood – Application withdrawn
c. Letter dated 27 January from the Head of Planning Services in respect of Honimax Stables, Pallance Lane, Northwood (Paper C)
8. To consider joining with Newport Parish Council in making representations to allow parish council elections to be held on the same day as the forth-coming General Election, possibly the 6 May 2010.
9. To consider establishing a Dog Free Zone – Cllr J Pullen
10. Clerks Report
a. Administration
i. To approve Mr Sven Tester, as the internal auditor for the 2009/10 accounts
b. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of January 2010 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 18 (Paper D)
ii. To consider the re-investment of funds from the maturing Bond held with Standard Life (Paper E)
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000104, IW Council, Clerks Salary for December
000105, £35.29, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000106, £8.26, Chale Parish Council, Photocopying
000107, £35.00, Information Commissioner’s Office
000108, £95.00, Northwood Woman’s Institute, Hall Hire
000109, £100.00, Northwood Community Partnership, Grant towards autumn planting
11. To receive progress reports from Working Parties and to consider the recommendations of the Allotment Working Party and the Traffic and Transport Issues Working Party (Paper F)
12. To receive the report of Cllr R Mazillius, the IWC Ward Member for Northwood (Paper G – To follow)
13. To receive an update on the IW Association of Local Councils (IWALC) – Cllr Pullen (Paper H)
14. Correspondence.
        As per list circulated to Councillors with the agenda (Paper I)
15. Councillors’ reports
16. Future agenda items
17. 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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