Audit Committee - 6 September 2017

Date:
06 Sep 2017
Time:
6.00pm
Venue:
Shimkent Room, Daneshill House, Stevenage SG1 1HN
Contact:
Guy Moody
Tel:
01438 – 242203
Email:
committees@stevenage.gov.uk
Members:
Councillors M McKay (Chair), R Broom, H Burrell, L Chester, D Cullen, J Gardner, G Lawrence and G Snell Independent Member B Mitchell

Agenda

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Summary of Decisions

PART I

1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

2. MINUTES – AUDIT COMMITTEE – 15 JUNE 2017
To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 15 June 2017.
Minutes attached

3. ANNUAL AUDIT AND CERTIFICATION FEES 2017/18
The Committee is requested to note the Annual Audit and Certification Fees Letter 2017/18
Letter Attached.

4. SHARED INTERNAL AUDIT SERVICE ANNUAL REPORT
The Committee is requested to note the Shared Internal Audit Annual Report 2016/ 2017.
Report and Appendix Attached.

5. SHARED INTERNAL AUDIT SERVICE PROGRESS REPORT
The Committee is requested to note the Internal Audit Progress Report for the period to 18 August 2017.
Report Attached.

6. SHARED ANTI-FRAUD SERVICE REPORT – SEPTEMBER 2017
The Committee is requested to note the progress of the Shared Anti-Fraud Service.
Report Attached.

7. ANNUAL TREASURY MANAGEMENT REVIEW OF 2016/17 INCLUDING PRUDENTIAL CODE
The Committee is requested to review the operation of the 2016/17 Treasury Management and Investment Strategy.
Report attached
Appendix A attached
Appendix B attached

8. URGENT PART 1 BUSINESS
To consider any Part I business accepted by the Chair as urgent.

9. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC
To consider the following motions that:
1. Under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as described in paragraphs 1-7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act as amended by Local Government (Access to information) (Variation) Order 2006.
2. That Members consider the reasons for the following reports (if any)being in Part II and determine whether or not maintaining the exemption from disclosure of the information contained therein outweighs the public interest in disclosure.

PART II

10. STRATEGIC RISK REGISTER
The Committee is requested to note the latest Strategic Risk Register for Stevenage Borough Council and developments on risk management issues.
Report and Appendices Attached

11. URGENT PART II BUSINESS
To consider any Part II business accepted by the Chair as urgent.

Published:
20 August 2017