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Audit Committee
Tuesday 15 June 2010 5.30 pm

Date:
Tuesday, 15th June, 2010
Time:
5.30pm
Place:
Committee Room, Civic Centre, Arnot Hill Park, Arnold
 

Attendance Details

ItemDescriptionResolution
1 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.
 
2 TO APPROVE AS A CORRECT RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 24 MARCH 2010.
RESOLVED:

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.
3 DECLARATION OF INTERESTS.
 
4 AUDIT COMMISSION EXTERNAL REPORTS
RESOLVED:

To note the plan.
5 CASH RECEIPTING RESPONSE
RESOLVED:

To note the information.
6 FOLLOW-UP OF AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS
RESOLVED:

To note the report.
7 CORPORATE RISK SCORECARD
RESOLVED:

To note the report.
8 ANNUAL FRAUD & IRREGULARITIES REPORT
RESOLVED:

To note the report.
9 ANNUAL GOVERNANCE STATEMENT (DRAFT)
RESOLVED:

To support the Draft Annual Governance Statement for inclusion in the annual statement of accounts for 2009-10.
10 THE ANNUAL INTERNAL AUDIT REPORT 2009-10
RESOLVED:

1. To note the report.

2. To request that a copy of the report with regard to Car Park charges be circulated to Members of the Committee as soon as it is completed.
11 INTERNAL AUDIT REPORTS ISSUED APRIL - JUNE 2010
RESOLVED:

To accept the reports.
12 ANY OTHER ITEMS WHICH THE CHAIRMAN CONSIDERS URGENT.
 
The meeting closed at 6.40pm.

Attendance Details

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


Officers in attendance: V.Rimmington, S M Sale

Business

Business
ItemBusiness
1An apology for absence was received from Councillor Pulk.
3None
4The District Auditor presented The Audit Opinion Plan. Questions were raised as to the level of fees.
5The Head of Direct Services gave a verbal response to concerns expressed regarding the cash receipting procedures at the previous meeting of the committee.
6The Manager of Audit & Risk Management reported on progress in the implementation of previous Internal Audit recommendations.
7The Manager of Audit & Risk Services updated members of the Committee on the current level of assurance that could be provided against each corporate risk.
8The Manager of Audit & Risk Services submitted a summary report of all investigated cases of fraud and irregularities identified during the 2009-10 financial year. Details of action taken, sanctions imposed and level of recovery achieved in respect of the identified cases of fraud and irregularities were also submitted.
9The Manager of Audit & Risk Services submitted the Draft Annual Governance Statement for inclusion in the Council's published financial accounts for 2009-10.
10The Manager of Audit & Risk Services submitted a report on the activity of the Internal Audit section during the 2009-10 financial year.
11The following reports were considered:-
i) Debtors
ii) Insurance & Inventory
iii) Officer & Member Disbursements
iv) Leisure Income
v) Performance Indicators.
12None

 


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