Northwood Parish Council Meeting

Posted by NPC Admin on Tuesday, 6th October 2009, 00:00

NORTHWOOD PARISH COUNCIL

Barbara Herbert
Clerk to Northwood Parish Council

1 October 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, 6 October 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.
 
AGENDA

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  2009 (Paper A)
4. To receive any matters arising on the Minutes, not requiring a resolution
5. To receive a presentation from Jim Fawcett, Principal Officer, of IWC’s Environment and Waste Section on the new Island Insulation Scheme
6. To receive a report by the Local Safety Neighbourhood Officer, plus an opportunity to discuss local policing priorities
7. To receive a report from Jacqui Darby, the Environment and Neighbourhood Officer for Northwood

8. To receive the Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 15 September 2009 (Paper B)
9. Town and Country Planning
a. To consider the following application received and make comments in accordance with the guidance for material planning considerations listed at http://www.iwight.com/council/departments/planning/appsdip/MakingCommentsInfo.aspx
        TCP/294443/A Skinners farm, Pallance Road, Northwood, PO31 – Replacement agricultural worker’s dwelling (aorm)

b.  To note the decisions taken by the Local Planning Authority since the last meeting:
i. TCP/01071/09 16 Oxford Street, Northwood, PO31 8PT – Conditional Planning Permission for the demolition of conservatory; alterations; single storey extension to provide additional living accommodation
ii. P/01102/09 53 Pallance Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 – Refusal of Planning Permission for a single storey extension to form swimming pool with shower room and plant room; glazed roof covered patio area.
iii. LBC/29783 Northwood Cemetery, Newport Road, Cowes PO31 7PN – Conditional Listed Building Consent for proposed under-pinning and temporary stabilisation of mortuary building
10. To consider the application for funding received from Northwood Playgroup Paper C)
11. To consider establishing a Working Party to ensure the future maintenance of the new planters
12. To comment on the decision of the IW Council to give two months notice of their intention to withdraw from the tri-partate agreement with IWALC and Parish and Town Councils
13. To appoint two representatives to attend the briefing meeting on the IW Councils Highways PFI Programme to be held on Thursday, 19 November at 5.30 pm, in the Council Chamber
14. To consider what response, if any, to make with regard to the following consultation – Youth Connexions Service Consultation (Circulated by email on 28 September 2009)
15. Clerks Report
a. Administration
i. To note that the clerk has passed the Power of Well-Being module of the Cilca qualification
b. Finance
i. To receive the interim budget statement to end of September 2009 and the bank reconciliation with Statement No 14  (Paper D)
ii. To receive the half yearly financial statement and to consider re-establishing the Precept Working Party to make recommendations for the Precept for 2010-11 (Paper E)
iii. To give retrospective approval for the following cheques as payment was due prior to today’s meeting:
000079, £5000.00, Scottish Widows Business 7 days Notice Account
000080, £977.50, Beardsalls, printing of Welcome Pack
000081, £50.00, Lawrence Yule, delivery of Welcome Pack
000082, £50.00, Mrs L Dale, delivery of Welcome Pack
000083, A J Wells & Sons, £349.60, Gateway Sign
iv. To authorise payment of the following cheques:
000084, IW Council, Clerks Salary for August
000085, £33.55, Mrs B Herbert, Clerks Expenses
000086, £12.98, Chale Parish Council, Photocopying
000087, £20.00, Mr R Mazillius, Returnable deposit on Allotment No 15
000088, £500.00, Timbercraft, cost of planters
16. To receive progress reports from Working Parties (Paper F)
17. To receive the report of Cllr R Mazillius, the IWC Ward Member for Northwood (Paper G)
18. Correspondence.
As per list circulated to Councillors with the agenda (Paper H)
19. Councillors’ reports
20. Future agenda items
21. To undertake a brief review of the meeting.

PUBLIC SPEAKING
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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