Agenda and minutes

Audit, Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday, 20th September, 2017 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Ryedale House, Malton

Contact: Will Baines 

Recording: Listen to the recording

Items
No. Item

32.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Mrs Keal.

33.

Minutes of the meeting held on 27 July 2017

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 27 July 2017 were presented.

 

Resolved

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 27 July 2017 be approved and signed by the Chairman as a correct record, with  an amendment to clearly separate out scrutiny business from audit business.

34.

Urgent Business

To receive notice of any urgent business which the Chairman considers should be dealt with at the meeting as a matter of urgency by virtue of Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business which the Chairman considered should be dealt with as a matter of urgency by virtue of Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

35.

Declarations of Interest

Members to indicate whether they will be declaring any interests under the Code of Conduct.

 

Members making a declaration of interest at a meeting of a Committee or Council are required to disclose the existence and nature of that interest.  This requirement is not discharged by merely declaring a personal interest without further explanation.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

36.

Update of Internal Audit Charter

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Resources and Enabling Services Lead (s151).

 

Decision

 

That the Committee approve the changes to the Council's internal audit charter.

 

 

Voting Record

8 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

37.

External Audit report 2016/17

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the External Auditors.

 

The External Auditors thanked the Resources and Enabling Services Lead (s151), the Senior Resources Officer and their staff for their support and cooperation during the audit of the accounts.

 

On behalf of the Committee, the Chairman thanked both the staff and the auditors for their hard work and wished them good luck for next year when the deadlines for completion of work would be earlier.

38.

Statement of Accounts 2016/17

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Resources and Enabling Services Lead (s151).

39.

Any other business that the Chairman decides is urgent.

Minutes:

There being no other business, the meeting closed at 7.15pm.