Parish Council Meeting Agenda – 13th May 2008

Posted by NPC Admin on Tuesday, 13th May 2008, 19:00

 

Northwood Parish Council

Acting Proper Officer
Mrs Maxine Yule
238 Newport Road
Northwood
Isle of Wight
PO31 8PE

To: ALL MEMBERS OF THE NORTHWOOD PARISH COUNCIL

You are hereby summoned to attend a MEETING of the NORTHWOOD PARISH COUNCIL to be held on Tuesday13th MAY at Northwood Primary School commencing at 7pm for the transaction of the business set out in the agenda below.

Signed

Acting Proper Officer, 5thMay 08

Prior to the commencement of the meeting all members of the Parish Council will be required to sign and submit their Declarations of Acceptance of Office.

AGENDA

  1. To note that the following persons have been elected to serve on the Parish Council for the next two years:

  1. To elect a Chairman of the Parish Council.

  1. To receive the Declaration of Acceptance of Office of the Chairman.

  1. To elect a Vice-Chairman of the Parish Council.

  1. To receive the Declaration of Acceptance of Office of the Vice-Chairman.

  1. To receive apologies for absence

  1. To resolve to accept any absent members Acceptance of Office form at or before a later meeting.

  1. To receive the Acceptance of Office forms by the parish councillors

  1. Code of Conduct – To resolve that in accordance with the requirements of the Local Government Act 2000 (as amended May 2007 including clause 12.2) the Northwood Parish Council adopts as its Members Code of Conduct, the code of conduct set out in Paper A attached

  1. To complete the Register of Interests (Paper B)

  1. To note the outstanding vacancy on the Parish Council and to instruct the acting clerk to advertise the vacancy for co-option.

  1. Powers, Duties and Responsibilities – To resolve that the Powers, Duties and Responsibilities of Parish Councillors be noted (Good Councillor Guide attached)

  1. Standing Orders – To resolve to adopt Standing Orders for the Parish Council. (A draft attached at Paper C)

14. Financial Regulations – To resolve to adopt the Financial Regulations for the Parish Council. (A draft attached at Paper D)

15. To note the initial budget of the Parish Council (as approved by the Isle of Wight Council) (Paper E)

16. Appointment of Bank – To resolve to appoint a bank for the Parish Council

17. Appointment of signatories – To appoint signatories to sign cheques on behalf of the Council.

  1. Appointment of Insurers – To resolve to appoint an insurer for the Parish Council

  1. Isle of Wight Association of Local Councils – To consider membership of the IWALC. Cost for 2008/09 is £236.26. To also consider nominations for representation to IWALC, member plus deputy. ( Paper G)

  1. Planning Applications –

  1. To receive questions from members of the public

  1. To receive reports from members of the Isle of Wight Council.

  1. To agree dates, times and venue for future meetings of the Parish Council.

  1. To resolve that:

IN VIEW OF THE CONFIDENTIAL NATURE OF THE BUSINESS TO BE DISCUSSED IT IS ADVISABLE IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST THAT THE PUBLIC AND PRESS BE EXCLUDED FOR THE FOLLOWING ITEM AND THEY ARE INSTRUCTED TO WITHDRAW – IN ACCORDANCE WITH PUBLIC BODIES (ADMISSION TO MEETINGS) ACT 1960 S1(2) AND STANDING ORDER NO.63

To consider arrangements, including hours and rate of pay, for the appointment of a Clerk to the Parish Council.

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