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Audit Committee
Tuesday 27 September 2011 5.30 pm

Date:
Tuesday, 27th September, 2011
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 21 JUNE 2011
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 ANNUAL GOVERNANCE REPORT
RESOLVED:
1.)to consider the matters
raised in the report
before approving the
Financial Statements.

2.) to note the adjustments
to the Financial
Statements set out in
this report.(appendix 3)

3.) to approve the letter of
representation at
appendix 3 on behalf of
the Council before the
Auditor can issue his
opinion and conclusion.

4.) to note the comments in
respect of the issue of
a final certificate.

The Chair thanked the Auditors and Officer for their report.
16 STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS 2010/11
REPORT OF HEAD OF CORPORATE SERVICES

RESOLVED

1.) to approve the Statement
of Accounts for 2010/11
appendix 1.

2.) to note the letter of
representation appendix 2

The Auditors and A. Ball and S. Healey left the meeting.
17 FOLLOW-UP OF PREVIOUS AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS
RESOLVED: to note the report.
18 CORPORATE RISK SCORECARD
RESOLVED: to note the report.
19 INTERNAL AUDIT REPORTS ISSUED JULY - SEPTEMBER 2011
RESOLVED: to note the reports

Attendance Details

Present:
P.McCauley,M.Lawrence,C.P.Barnfather,A.J. Gillam,R.J.Nicholson, M.R.Payne,D.E.Pulk,

Business

Business
ItemBusiness
12Apologies for absence were received from Councillors McCauley,Barnfather and Payne
14Noted
15The Audit Commission Annual Governance report was circulated with the agenda. J Cornett from the Audit Commission drew the Members attention to items of particular importance in the report.

Other Nottinghamshire Authorities have had a legal challenge to items within the Annual Governance Report which means the Auditors cannot issue a final completion certificate in respect of this audit.
16The Head of Corporate Services submitted the statement of Accounts 2010/11.

Having considered the accounts and giving due regard to comments made by the Auditor in the Annual Governance Report.
17The Manager of Audit & Risk Services reported on progress in the implementation of previous Internal Audit recommendations.
18
The Manger of Audit and Risk Services updated members of the Committee on the current level of assurance that could be provided against each corporate risk.
19The following reports were considered:-

i) Performance Indicator's
ii) Debtors
iii) Housing benefits

 


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