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Audit Committee
Tuesday 23 September 2008 5.30 pm

Date:
Tuesday, 23rd September, 2008
Time:
5.30pm
Place:
Committee Room, Civic Centre, Arnot Hill Park, Arnold
 

Attendance Details

ItemDescriptionResolution
12 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.
 
13 TO APPROVE AS A CORRECT RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 24 JUNE 2008.
RESOLVED:

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.
14 DECLARATION OF INTERESTS.
 
15 AUDIT COMMISSION - ANNUAL GOVERNANCE REPORT
RESOLVED:

To agree the Management representation letter.
16 UPDATE ON DEBTORS REVIEW (IAR0708-15)
HEAD OF CORPORATE SERVICES - VERBAL UPDATE

RESOLVED:

To accept the report.
17 CORPORATE RISK SCORECARD
RESOLVED:

To note the report.
18 FOLLOW-UP OF AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS
RESOLVED:

To accept the report.
19 INTERNAL AUDIT REPORTS ISSUED JULY - SEPTEMBER 2008
RESOLVED:

To accept the reports and:-

i. With regard to the Housing Repairs report it was noted that the reports would be passed to Gedling Homes following the transfer of the housing stock.

ii. Concern was expressed by the Sub - Committee at the responses given to the ongoing issues addressed in this and previous reports.

iii. That the Committee be updated on Data Security actions progressed by the Data Security Group.
20 ANY OTHER ITEMS WHICH THE CHAIRMAN CONSIDERS URGENT.
 
The meeting closed at 7.15 pm

Attendance Details

Present:
E.J. Collin (Chairman), A.S. Bexon (a), G.V. Clarke, A.J. Gillam, C.J. Powell, D.E. Pulk (a), G.E. Withers

Business

Business
ItemBusiness
12Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Bexon and Pulk.
14None
15Members considered the Council's financial statements and the draft management letter.
16The Head of Corporate Services submitted an update on the Debtors Review indicating that all recommendations had been implemented or were soon to be implemented within the indicated time scales.

The Fair Debt Policy was ready to be submitted to Senior Management Team for consideration and subsequent approval by Cabinet.

A user survey was to be carried out and a full options appraisal on the delivery of the service.
17The Manager of Resource Services submitted a report that updated members of the Audit Sub-Committee on the current level of assurance that could be provided against each corporate risk.
18The follow up reports for the following Audits were submitted:-

Sickness Absence
Register of Interests (Employee)
Housing Rents
Trade Waste
Housing Responsive Repairs
23 Post Procedures
19The following reports were considered: -

i) Housing Repairs
ii) Civic Centre Cashiers
iii) Arnold Leisure Centre Cashiers
iv) Calverton Leisure Centre Cashiers
v) Carlton Forum Leisure Centre Cashiers
vi) Redhill Leisure Centre Cashiers
vii) Richard Herrod Leisure Centre Cashiers
viii) Data Security
ix) Remote access review
x) Remote access Consultancy Report
20None

 


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