Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

2.

Appointment of Chair and Vice-Chair

To confirm the appointments made at the Annual Meeting of Council of Councillor Melvin as Chair and Councillor Brooker as Vice-Chair of the Committee.

 

3.

Declarations of Interest

To receive from Members, declarations of the existence of any disclosable pecuniary, or non-pecuniary, interests and the nature of those interests in relation to any agenda item. Please see Agenda Notes.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 11 March 2019.

5.

Public Question Time (15 minutes)

To receive any questions from members of the public provided that a question does not relate to:

 

·         Matters which are the subject of current or pending legal proceedings, or

·         Matters relating to employees or former employees of the Council or comments in respect of individual Council Officers

6.

Petitions and Deputations (15 minutes)

To receive any petitions and deputations provided that no such petition or deputation is in relation to:

 

·         Matters relating to individual Council Officers, or

·         Matters relating to current or pending legal proceedings

7.

Audit and Governance Committee Outstanding Matters pdf icon PDF 45 KB

To consider any outstanding matters.

8.

Statement of Accounts

To receive the report of the Head of Policy and Resources concerning the Council’s Statement of Accounts (report to follow).

9.

Treasury Management Update - Annual Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 323 KB

To receive the report of the Head of Policy and Resources concerning the Annual Report on Treasury Management.

10.

Deloitte External Audit Report 2018/19 (ISA 260 to those charged with Governance)

To receive the report of the Council’s External Auditor (report to follow).

11.

Annual Report on Internal Audit Activity 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 132 KB

To receive the Head of Audit Risk and Assurance’s Annual Report on Internal Audit Activity.

Additional documents:

12.

Annual Governance Statement, Local Code of Corporate Governance and Council Wide Assurance Map 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 106 KB

To receive the joint report of the Head of Policy and Resources and the Head of Audit Risk Assurance seeking approval of the Annual Governance Statement 2018/19.

Additional documents:

13.

Strategic Risk Register Update and Risk Management Action Plan 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 123 KB

To receive the report of the Head of Audit Risk Assurance concerning the Strategic Risk Register and the Risk Management Action Plan 2019/20.

Additional documents:

14.

Provision of an Internal Audit External Quality Assessment (EQA) pdf icon PDF 122 KB

To receive the joint report of the Head of Policy and Resources and the Head of Audit Risk Assurance regarding recommendations for the way forward in relation to the provision of the independent quality assessment of Internal Audit.

15.

The Review of the Effectiveness of the Audit and Governance Committee - Action Plan pdf icon PDF 115 KB

To receive the report of the Head of Audit Risk Assurance concerning the outcomes and associated action plan in respect of reviewing the effectiveness of the Audit and Governance Committee

Additional documents:

16.

Members appointed to outside bodies by the Council pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To receive the report of the Corproate Director concerning the scope, content and timescales for an Audit Study of the contribution of Councillors appointed to outside bodies by the City Council.

Additional documents:

17.

Audit and Governance Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To consider the Work Programme.

18.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider the following resolution:

 

“That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during the following item of business on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of proceeding, that if members of the press or public are present during consideration of this item there will be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule12A of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended.”

 

Item 19         Paragraph 3: Financial or business affairs.

 

 

 

19.

Amendment to Annual Treasury Management Strategy

To receive the report of the Head of Policy and Resources seeking approval to amend Treasury Management Practice 1 (TMP1).

20.

Date of Next Meeting

Monday 16 September 2019.

 

 
 
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