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Audit Committee - 5 September 2007

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House04th September 2007

AUDIT COMMITTEE

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Rickmansworth, on Wednesday, 5 September 2007 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors:-

Geoffrey Dunne

Ralph Sangster

Richard Laval

David Sansom

Sarah Nelmes (Chairman)

Ron Spellen

Peter Ray


Tony Beirne, Director of Strategic Services
29 August 2007

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 June 2007: (copy enclosed for Members of the Committee).

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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.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

To receive any declarations of interest.

5.

FINANCIAL POSITION STATEMENT & BUDGET MONITORING REPORT - JUNE 2007 (MONTH 3)

This report gives an update of the three-year medium-term financial plan and the position on the current year's budget for the period ending on 27 May 2007 (circulated separately). It is presented to the Audit Committee in order that the financial and budgetary risks (Appendix 10) can be monitored.


6.

AUDIT & INTERNAL CONTROL -

EXTERNAL AUDITOR'S REPORT TO THOSE CHARGED WITH GOVERNANCE - AUGUST 2007

This report allows the Committee to ask questions of the external auditor concerning his 'Report to those charged with governance'.

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7.

AUDIT & INTERNAL CONTROL -

EXTERNAL AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS

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

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8.

AUDIT & INTERNAL CONTROL -

INTERNAL AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS

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

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9.

AUDIT & INTERNAL CONTROL -

STATEMENT ON INTERNAL CONTROL - ACTION PLAN UPDATE

This report updates the Committee on the implementation of the action plan resulting from the Statement on Internal Control

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10.

COMMITTEE'S WORK PROGRAMME

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

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11.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.

12.

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".

13.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.

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