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Audit Committee - 11 July 2019

11th July 2019

NOTICE AND AGENDA

 

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday 11 July 2019 at 7.30pm.

 

Members of the Audit Committee:-

 

Councillors:-

Keith Martin (Chairman)

Joanna Clemens

Tony Humphreys

David Raw

Dominic Sokalski (Vice-Chairman)

Sarah Nelmes

Michael Revan

Joanne Wagstaffe, Acting Head of Paid Service

1 July 2019

 

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.

 

In accordance with The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014 any matters considered under Part I business only of the meeting may be filmed, recorded, photographed, broadcast or reported via social media by any person.

 

Recording and reporting the Council’s meetings is subject to the law and it is the responsibility of those doing the recording and reporting to ensure compliance. This will include the Human Rights Act, the Data Protection Legislation and the laws of libel and defamation.

 

1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

 

2. NOTICE OF ANY OTHER BUSINESS

 

Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 30 to be announced,

together with special circumstances that justify their consideration as a matter of urgency. The Chairman to rule on the admission of such items.

 

3. DECLARATION OF INTERESTS

 

To receive any declarations of interest.

 

4. PRELIMINARY LOOK AT THE ACCOUNTS

To receive a presentation from the Head of Finance.

A weblink to the statement of Accounts is provided below:

https://www.threerivers.gov.uk/egcl-page/statement-of-accounts    

 

5. FINANCIAL AND BUDGETARY RISKS

This report advises the Committee on the latest position in respect of the evaluation of financial risks facing the Council for discussion and any recommendations/ comments they wish to make.

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-05-19-07-11-ac-i-trdc-risk-register-budgetary-risks-app.xlsx (xlsx)

 

6. 2018/19 ANNUAL ASSURANCE STATEMENT AND INTERNAL AUDIT ANNUAL REPORT

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7.  COMMITTEE’S WORK PROGRAMME

To review and make necessary changes to the Audit Committee’s Work Programme.

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8. ANY OTHER BUSINESS

 

9. EXCLUSION OF THE 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