Audit Committee - 26 September 2019
NOTICE AND AGENDA
For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday 26 September 2019 at 7.30pm.
Members of the Audit Committee:-
Councillors:- Keith Martin (Chairman)
David Raw Dominic Sokalski (Vice-Chairman
David Hill, Interim Chief Executive
18 September 2019
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1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the Audit Committee Meeting held on 23 July 2019.19-07-23 draft-minutes
3. 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.
4. DECLARATION OF INTERESTS
To receive any declarations of interest.
5. RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGY UPDATE
To receive a presentation.
6. ANNUAL REVIEW OF RISK MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENTS
This report summarises the Council’s risk management arrangements and includes revised Risk Registers for each service06 19-09-26-ac-i-review-of-risk-management06 19-09-26-ac-i-review-of-risk-management-app-106 19-09-26-ac-i-review-of-risk-management-app-2
7. INTERNAL AUDIT PROGRESS REPORT
This report details:
a) Progress made by the Shared Internal Audit Service (SIAS) in delivering the Council’s annual audit plan for 2019/20 as at 13 September 2019.
b) Proposed amendments to the approved 2019/20 Annual Audit Plan.
c) Implementation status of all previously agreed audit recommendations from 2016/17 onwards.
d) An update on performance management information as at 13 September 201907-19-09-26-trdc-sias-progress-report-against-the-2019-20-audit-plan-for-26-sept-201907-19-09-26-i-ac-sias-progress-report-appendices-3-and-4
8. EXTERNAL AUDITORS ANNUAL AUDIT LETTER 2018/1908 19-09-26-i-ac-trdc-annual-audit-letter 2019
9. 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.09 19-09-16-ac-i-financial-risks-covering-report09-19-09-26-i-ac trdc-risk-register-budgetary-risks-sept-2019
10. COMMITTEE’S WORK PROGRAMME
To review and make necessary changes to the Audit Committee’s Work Programme10 19-09-26-ac-i-work-programme
11. ANY OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under Item 3 above.
12. 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
General Enquiries: Contact the Committee Team at Committeeteam@threerivers.gov.uk