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Audit Committee - 27 June 2007

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House26th June 2007

AUDIT COMMITTEE

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Rickmansworth, on Wednesday, 27 June 2007 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors:-

Geoffrey Dunne

Ralph Sangster

Richard Laval (Vice-Chairman)

David Sansom

Sarah Nelmes (Chairman)

Ron Spellen

Peter Ray

Tony Beirne, Director of Strategic Services
13 June 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 23 April 2007 (copy enclosed for Members of the Committee).

downloadable document icon07 04 23 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.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
 

To receive any declarations of interest.
 

5.

FINANCIAL POSITION STATEMENT & BUDGET MONITORING REPORT - MAY 2007 (MONTH 2)

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).


6.

AUDIT & INTERNAL CONTROL -

APPROVAL OF STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS 2006/07
 

This report allows the Committee to ask questions about the Statement of Accounts for 2006/2007 and recommends their approval.

downloadable document icon07 06 27 AC i  - (06) statement of accounts. DOWNLOAD


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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downloadable document icon07 06 27 AC i - (07) aic ext audit recs-app 1. 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 icon07 06 27 AC i - (08) int audit recs. DOWNLOAD


downloadable document icon07 06 27 AC i - (08) int audit recs-app. DOWNLOAD


9.

AUDIT & INTERNAL CONTROL -

RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGY

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

downloadable document icon07 06 27 AC i - (09) risk mngment strat. DOWNLOAD


downloadable document icon07 06 27 AC i  - (09) risk mngment strat-app a. DOWNLOAD


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10.

AUDIT & INTERNAL CONTROL -

BENEFIT FRAUD ANNUAL REPORT

This report informs members of the work of the Fraud Section for the financial year 2006/2007 and provides updates on developments for the current financial year.


downloadable document icon07 06 27 AC i - (10) benefit fraud annual rpt. DOWNLOAD


11.

COMMITTEE'S WORK PROGRAMME
 

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

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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".

14.

OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.



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