Northwood Parish Council

Posted by Admin on 6 September 2011, 7:00 pm


Barbara Herbert
Clerk to Northwood Parish Council


1st September 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, 6th September 2011 commencing at 6.30pm 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 6.30pm 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. Co-opted Councillors
i. To consider the appointment of a co-opted councillor and to receive their signed Declaration of Acceptance of Office and Members’ Register of Financial Interests
ii. To consider a deadline for applications for the vacant position of co-opted councillor
3. To receive declarations of interest on items on the agenda
4. To receive a report by the Local Safety Neighbourhood Officer, plus an opportunity to discuss local policing priorities
5. To confirm and authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the Meeting of the Parish Council held on 5 July 2011 (Paper A)
6. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution


7. Town & Country Planning
a. To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 19 July 2011 (Paper B)
b. To consider the following application received and make comments in accordance with the guidance for material planning considerations listed at
TCP30690 Brickfields, Hillis Gate Road, Northwood – Proposed new white PVCu conservatory onto a prepared base with dwarf walls
c. To note the decisions of the Local Planning Authority taken since the last meeting.
i. TCP/07306/E 69 Wyatts Lane, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the Demolition of garage and stores; proposed garage and store
ii. TCP/30625 51 Oxford Street, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for single storey rear extension to form family room
iii. TCP/30626 96 Nodes Road, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the demolition of garage; proposed two/single storey side extension to form garage on ground floor with 2 bedrooms over
iv. TCP/30621 12 Wyatts lane, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the demolition of conservatory; single storey rear extension to form bedroom, lounge and utility room
v. TCP/30602 49 Pallance Road. Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the demolition of dwelling; proposed chalet bungalow with parking; alterations to vehicular access; detached workshop/store
vi. TCP/ 96 Nodes Road, Northwood – Conditional Planning Permission for the Demolition of garage; proposed two/single storey side extension to form garage on ground floor with 2 bedrooms over
d. To note that the Local Planning Authority received amended plans for application TCP/25467/A 34 Oxford Street, Northwood, which they considered a minor revision to the scheme and therefore approved them under delegated procedures
e. To note the letter from Andrew Turner MP enclosing a response from Andrew Stunell MP, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the department for Communities and Local Government (Paper C)
f. To consider the letter from Miss J Pearce regarding proposed changes to the National Planning Policy Framework (Paper D)
8. To consider the correspondence received from Mr P Le Penn regarding the Highways PFI (Paper E)
9. To consider any further action in respect of providing a further seat on the play park and the official opening of the play area.
10. To consider any action to be taken in respect of the football pitch area at the Venner Avenue Play Park (Paper F)
11. To consider nominating a field for the Queen Elizabeth II 2012 Field Challenge (Paper G)
12. To consider any action in respect of the condition of the Village Notice board – Cllr P Fuller
13. To consider what response, if any, to make with regard to the following consultations
i. Re-organisation of the Youth Service (Paper H – to follow) – Cllr C Riddet
i. Proposals of the three Primary Care Trust (PCT) Clusters in the South Central region for the future provision of services for stroke, major trauma and vascular surgery (Circulated by email on 23 August)
14.  To note the letter of the IW Primary Care Trust regarding the new classifications under the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) Regulations 2005 (as amended): Determination of Controlled Locality (Paper I)

15. To note the marks awarded for Northwood in this years’ Best Kept Village competition (Paper J)
16. Clerks’ report
a. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to the end of August 2011 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 37 (Paper K)
ii. To confirm the payments of the following cheques made since the July meeting of the Parish Council
000218, £40.99, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses – duplicate cheque
000219, £12.00, Chale Parish Council, Photocopying – duplicate cheque
000220, Post Office, Clerks salary for June
000221, £215.68, C&K Watering Services Monthly watering services
iii. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000222, Post Office, Clerks salary for July
000223, £74.62, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000224, £8.54, Chale Parish Council, Photocopying
000225, £215.68, C&K Watering Services, Monthly watering services
iv. To consider the application for financial support from the IW Musical Competition Festival (Paper L )
v. To consider the purchase of a holly wreath for Remembrance Day
vi. To consider subscribing to the Journal of Local Planning at an annual cost of £50 (Paper M)
b. Administration
To consider the training needs of councillors provided in the training programme run by IWALC (Paper N)
17. To receive the report for information of Cllr R Mazillius, the IWC Ward Member for Cowes South and Northwood (Paper O – to follow)
18. To receive progress reports from Working Parties (Paper P)
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
19. To receive an update on the IW Association of Local Councils  – Cllr J Pullen
20. Correspondence – As per list circulated with the agenda and to be updated further at the meeting (Paper Q)
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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