Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 5 July 2011, 12:00 am


Barbara Herbert
Clerk to Northwood Parish Council

29 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, 5 July 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 receive a report by the Local Safety Neighbourhood Officer, plus an opportunity to discuss local policing priorities
4. To receive a presentation from Mark O’Sullivan, Development Officer of Age Concern in respect of the Good Neighbour Scheme
5. To confirm and authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the Meeting of the Parish Council held on 7 June (Paper A)
6. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution
7. To consider the appointment of two co-opted councillors
8. To confirm the Members’ Register of Interests of Cllr P Fuller and Cllr R Mazillius are in order and complete
9. To elect a chairman of the Planning Committee for the remainder of the ensuing year
10. 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/30602 49 Pallance Road, Northwood – Replacement Dwelling
Ii TCP/30621 12 Wyatts Lane, Northwood – Demolition of conservatory; single storey rear extension to form bedroom, lounge and utility room
b. To note that the Local Planning Authority had received amended plans for the application Skinners Farm, Pallance Road, Cowes – replacement agricultural worker’s dwelling, which had been approved on 18 November 2009.  The amended plans were considered to be a minor revision and have been approved under delegated decision.
11. To note the progress in respect of providing a further seat on the play park and to decide on any action to take in respect of holding an official opening of the play area.
12. To consider any action to be taken in respect of the football pitch area at the Venner Avenue Play Park (Paper B)
13. To consider the Application for a Mobile Street Trading licence by  Mrs Nicola Hill T/A The Proper Pasty Company (IOW) Ltd. (Paper C)
14. To consider any action in respect of the condition of the Village Noticeboard – Cllr J Pullen (Paper D – to follow)
15. To consider the request received from Leiston-cum-Sizewell Town Council pursuant to the Sustainable Communities Acts 2007 and 2010 (Paper E)
16. To note the letter dated 16 May 2011 from Edward Davey MP in respect of Cold Calling (Paper F)
17. Clerks’ report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of June 2011 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 35 (Paper G)
ii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000213, Post Office, Clerks salary for May
000214, £40.99, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000215, £12.00, Chale Parish Council, Photocopying
000216, £215.68, C&K Watering Services, Watering for June
000217,£475.20, Urbaser Ltd, Emptying Dog Bins
iii. To consider the re-investment of the maturing Bond with Standard Life (Paper H)
iv. To consider the appointment of a further authorised signatory on bank accounts held by the Parish Council
v. To consider what action to take in respect of the application for financial support from the IW Musical Competition Festival (Paper I)

b. Administration
i. To note that the school will be unavailable during the school holidays and to decide on a course of action should a meeting be necessary
ii. In the event that no meeting is called to approve that the clerk can obtain authorisation for payment of any invoices received prior to the next meeting in September, providing that they fall within a previously approved budget.
18. To consider the letter received from Northwood Allotment Association (Paper J)
19. To receive the report for information of Cllr R Mazillius, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper K – to follow)
20. To receive progress reports for information from Working Parties
a. Traffic and Transport Issues Working Party – Cllr Chris Riddet
b. Northwood in Bloom Working Party – Cllr Roger Mazillius
c. Village Design Statement Working Party – Cllr Patrick Bentley
d. Wards Copse Working Party – Cllr Paul Fuller
21. To receive an update on the IW Association of Local Councils  – Cllr J Pullen (Paper L – to follow)
22. Correspondence – As per list circulated with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper M)
23. Councillors’ reports
24. Future agenda items
25. 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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