Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 7 June 2011, 12:00 am


Barbara Herbert
Clerk to Northwood Parish Council


2 June 2011

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, 7 June 2011 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 any apologies for absence.
2. To receive declarations of interest on 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 3 May and the Extra Ordinary Meeting held on 17 May 2011 (Papers A1 and A2 respectively)
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 consider the appointment of a co-opted councillor
7. To confirm the Members’ Register of Interests of Cllrs P Fuller, R Mew, R Mazillius, T Riddet are in order and complete
7. To confirm the Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Parish (Paper B)
8. Town & Country Planning
a. To consider the following application received and make comments in accordance with the guidance for material planning considerations listed at
i. TCP/30564 2 Horseshoe Close, Northwood – Householder Application Single storey extension on front/side elevation to provide additional living accommodation and lobby
ii. TCP/30317 61 Pallance Road, Northwood – Demolition of dwelling erection of new detached dwelling
b. To note the decisions taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting of the Planning Committee –
i. AGN/10723/L for a polytunnel at Lower Luton Farm, Pallance Lane – The proposals were unable to be considered in accordance with the criteria established under Part 6 of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 and have therefore been rejected.  Formal Planning Permission would need to be applied for.
ii TCP/25625/C 36 Coronation Avenue, Cowes, Isle Of Wight, PO318PN – Planning Permission granted for the demolition of conservatory; proposed single storey rear extension to form additional living accommodation
iii. TCP/28535/B 28 Pallance Road, Cowes, PO31 8LN – Planning Permission granted for alterations; single storey rear extension; conservatory; new roof to provide additional living accommodation within roof space (revised plans)
c. To note the letter dated 19 May in response to the request for consent to remove trees at Squirrels Drey, 64A Pallance Road, Northwood (Paper C)
9. To note the progress in respect of providing a further seat on the play park.
10. To consider writing to Andrew Turner MP, endorsing the comments in the letter by Ms J Pearce – Cllr C Cramp (Paper D)
11. To consider the letter in respect of NHS (Pharmaceutical Services) Regulations 2005 (As amended), specifically Regulation 31: Determination of Controlled Locality – Consultation (Paper E)
12. To consider any action to be taken in respect of the football pitch on the play area at the Venner Avenue Play Park – Cllr P Fuller (Paper F – to follow)
13. To consider changes in legislation in respect of the Allotments Act – Cllr P Fuller (Paper G – to follow)
14. Consultations
To consider what response, if any, to make with regard to the following consultations, details of which can be found at – consultations:
i. The provision of transport to faith schools
ii. The subsidized provision of transport for post-16 students
15. To note the minutes of the meeting of the Cowes, Northwood and Gurnard Community Transport Forum held on 26 May (Paper H)
16. Clerks’ report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of March 2011 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 34 (Paper I)
ii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000205, Post Office, Clerks salary for April
000206, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000207, £14.63, Chale Parish Council, Photocopying
000208, £200.00, Northwood Gardening Club, for the cost of the supply and installation of a plug socket and light in the brick shed
000209, £25.00, IWALC, non-attendance of Mrs B Clews-Cartwright at a training session on 28 October 2010
000210, £11.00, CommuniCorp, subscription for Clerks & Councils Direct
000211, £59.00, The Society of Local Council Clerks, Annual Subscription
000212, £604.97, Mrs B Herbert, Purchase of computer
iii. To approve the purchase of a copy of the revised First Edition of ‘Standing Orders for Local Councils’ at a cost of £35.00
iii. To consider the request for grant aid from Victim Support (Paper J)
b. Administration
i. To note that Mr S Tester has undertaken the Internal Audit of the Parish Council’s accounts
17. To receive the report for information of Cllr R Mazillius, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper K – to follow)
18. To receive progress reports for information from Working Parties (Paper L)
19. To receive an update on the IW Association of Local Councils  – Cllr J Pullen (Paper M)
20. Correspondence – As per list circulated with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper N)
21. Councillors’ reports
22. Future agenda items
23. 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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