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Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Committee Room

Contact: Lyndsey Parnell  Senior Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

33.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Barnfather, who was substituted by Councillor Bexon.

34.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 21 March 2017. pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record.

 

35.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

36.

Annual Internal Audit Report 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 151 KB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance.

Minutes:

The Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance presented a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, informing Members of the activities of Internal Audit during the 2016/17 financial year and providing an opinion on the overall adequacy and effectiveness of the Council’s internal control environment.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the report.

37.

KPMG External Audit Report 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Representatives of KPMG, the Council’s external auditor, presented a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, informing Members of the key findings arising from their audit work in 2016/17.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the information.

38.

Annual Governance Statement 2016/17 and Statement of Accounts 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance presented a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, seeking Committee’s approval of the Council’s Annual Governance Statement 2016/17 and the Statement of Accounts 2016/17.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

1.    Approve the Annual Governance Statement 2016/17;

2.    Approve the Statement of Accounts for 2016/17;

3.    Note the Narrative Statement of the Statement of Accounts;

4.    Agree the Letter of Representation.

 

39.

KPMG Annual Audit Fee Letter 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Representatives of KPMG, the Council’s external auditors, presented a report which had been circulated prior to the meeting, informing Members of their proposed audit work and fee in respect of the 2017/18 financial year.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the information.

 

40.

Internal Audit Progress Report 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Report of Chris Williams – Head of Internal Audit (RSM).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Internal Audit from RSM, the Council’s internal audit provider, presented a report which had been circulated prior to the meeting, summarising the outcome of the internal audit activity completed between April and August 2017.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the report.

41.

Corporate Risk Management Scorecard pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance.

Minutes:

The Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Financial Services presented a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, updating Members on the current level of assurance that can be provided against each corporate risk.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the report.

42.

Local Code of Corporate Governance 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Report of the Chief Financial Officer and Monitoring Officer.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance presented a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, seeking approval of the updated Local Code of Corporate Governance and process for review.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To approve the Local Code of Corporate Governance for 2017/18 and to implement the procedures set out in the report.

 

 

 

 

43.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.

 


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