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Audit Committee
Tuesday 14 December 2010 5.30 pm

Date:
Tuesday, 14th December, 2010
Time:
5.30pm
Place:
Committee Room, Civic Centre, Arnot Hill Park, Arnold
 

Attendance Details

ItemDescriptionResolution
23 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.
 
24 TO APPROVE AS A CORRECT RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 28 SEPTEMBER 2010.
RESOLVED:
That the minutes of the above meting have been circulated, be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.
25 DECLARATION OF INTERESTS.
 
26 2009/10 ANNUAL AUDIT LETTER
RESOLVED:
To note the Annual Audit Letter and accept the recommendations R1-R4 in the report.
27 CORPORATE RISK SCORECARD
RESOLVED:
To note the report and to request officers to present further information to each risk category.
28 ANNUAL AUDIT PLAN - RISK ASSESSMENT
RESOLVED:
Members were requested to consider review of:-
1.H.R- to include recruitment, retention and staff training.
2.Capital
4.Outsourced functions
29 AUDIT COMMITTEE -ANNUAL REVIEW OF TERMS OF REFERENCE
RESOLVED:
To instruct the officers to renew the source of assurance for the responsibility to maintain an overview of the Council's constitution in respect of contract procedure rules, financial regulations and codes of conduct and behaviour.
30 FOLLOW-UP OF PREVIOUS AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS
RESOLVED:
To note the report.
31 INTERNAL AUDIT REPORTS ISSUED BETWEEN OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2010
RESOLVED:
To accept the reports and in particular with regard to the following:-

Leisure Income - recommend that bar prices are reviewed whenever any factor affecting the price occurs.

Council Tax and Debtors- pleased to note the areas of good practice noted by the auditors.
32 ANY OTHER ITEMS WHICH THE CHAIRMAN CONSIDERS URGENT.
 
The meeting closed at 6.55pm.

Attendance Details

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

Business

Business
ItemBusiness
23NONE
25NONE
26The 2009-2010 Annual Audit Letter was submitted for members information.
27The Manager of Audit & Risk Management updated members of the Committee on the current level of assurance that could be provided against each corporate risk.
28The Manager of Audit & Risk Services submitted a report to provide members with the opportunity to influence the audit risk assessment for the annual audit plan 2011-12.
Within the Audit risk assessment three areas were identified where members could influence the actual risk assessment.
29The Manager of Audit & Risk Services reported that an annual review of the Terms of Reference of the Audit Committee had been implemented and where appropriate updated to reflect the work being undertaken by the Committee.
30The manager of Audit & Risk Services updated Members on the progress in the implementation of Internal Audit recommendations
31The following reports were considered:-

i) Cash Receipting
ii) Leisure Income
iii) Council Tax
iv) Debtors
32NONE

 


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