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Audit Committee - 28 June 2006

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House28th June 2006

AUDIT COMMITTEE

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Rickmansworth, on Wednesday, 28 June 2006 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors:-

Harry Davies

Sarah Nelmes (Vice-Chairman)

Geoffrey Dunne

John Pendlebury

David Lake

Russell Smith

Richard Laval (Chairman)

Tony Beirne, Director of Strategic Services
20 June 2006

The Audit Committee welcomes contributions from members of the public to its discussion on agenda items. Contributions will be limited to one person speaking for and one against each item for not more than three minutes. Details of the procedure and the list for registering the wish to speak will be available for a short period before the meeting.

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

MINUTES

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 27 April 2006: (copy enclosed for Members of the Committee).

downloadable document icon06 04 27 AC mins. DOWNLOAD

 

3.

NOTICE OF OTHER BUSINESS

Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 31 to be announced, together with the special circumstances that justify their consideration as a matter of urgency. The Chairman to rule on the admission of such items.

4.

AUDIT & INTERNAL CONTROL - APPROVAL OF STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS 2005/2006

This report allows the Committee to ask questions about the Statement of Accounts for 2005/2006 and recommends their approval.

downloadable document icon06 06 28 AC i - (04) statement of accounts. DOWNLOAD

 

5.

AUDIT & INTERNAL CONTROL - EXTERNAL AUDIT PLAN 2006/07

To receive an update of the External Audit Plan prepared by PKF (UK) LLP, the Council's appointed external auditors.

downloadable document icon06 06 28 AC i - (05) external audit plan 2006/07. DOWNLOAD

downloadable document icon06 06 28 AC i - (05) external audit plan 2006/07-appendix1. DOWNLOAD

downloadable document icon06 06 28 AC i - (05) external audit plan 2006/07-appendix2. DOWNLOAD

downloadable document icon06 60 28 AC i - (05) external audit plan 2006/07-appendix3. DOWNLOAD

 

6.

AUDIT & INTERNAL CONTROL - EXTERNAL AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS

This report gives details of the progress made in implementing the recommendations of the external auditor.

downloadable document icon06 06 28 AC i - (06) external audit recommendations. DOWNLOAD

downloadable document icon06 06 28 AC i - (06) external audit recommendations-app1. DOWNLOAD


7.

AUDIT & INTERNAL CONTROL - INTERNAL AUDIT PLAN

This report provides further details concerning scoping reports.

downloadable document icon06 06 28 AC i - (07) internal audit plan. DOWNLOAD


8.

AUDIT & INTERNAL CONTROL - INTERNAL AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS

This report gives details of the progress made in implementing the recommendations of the internal auditor.

downloadable document icon06 06 28 AC i - (08) internal audit recommendations. DOWNLOAD

downloadable document icon06 06 28 AC i - (08) internal audit recommendations-appendix. DOWNLOAD


9.

AUDIT & INTERNAL CONTROL - RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGY

This report recommends to the Council an update of the Risk Management Strategy.

downloadable document icon06 06 28 AC i - (09) risk management strategy. DOWNLOAD


10.

AUDIT & INTERNAL CONTROL - REVIEW OF STRATEGIC RISKS

This report allows the Committee to consider the effectiveness of the authority's risk management arrangements and to seek assurances that action is being taken with regard to its strategic risks.

downloadable document icon06 06 28 AC i - (10) strategic risks. DOWNLOAD


11.

COMMITTEE'S WORK PROGRAMME

To review and make necessary changes to the Committee's work programme.

downloadable document icon06 06 28 AC i - (11) work programme. DOWNLOAD


12.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.

13.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

If any confidential business is approved under item 3, it will also be necessary to specify the class of exempt or confidential information in the additional item(s) and a resolution to be passed in the following terms:-

"that under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under the respective paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act".

1.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.


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