Statement of Accounts Committee - 21 September 2017

Date:
21 Sep 2017
Time:
6pm
Venue:
Shimkent Room, Daneshill House, Danestrete
Contact:
Guy Moody
Tel:
01438 242203
Email:
committees@stevenage.gov.uk
Members:
Councillors: J Lloyd (Chair), (Vice-Chair), P Bibby CC, L Briscoe, J Fraser, J Mead, S Mead, R Raynor and J Thomas

Agenda

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PART 1

1.  APPOINTMENT OF PERSON TO PRESIDE

To appoint a person to preside over the element of the meeting which will be held jointly with the Audit Committee.

2.  APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST 

3.  2016/2017 STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS AND EXTERNAL AUDIT REPORT

The Committee is requested to receive a presentation from the Assistant Director Finance on the External Auditor's Annual Report for consideration and approval and the audited 2016/17 Financial Report including the Statement of Accounts (SOA).

Following the presentation, Members will be invited to ask questions of clarification.
 
At this juncture the Statement of Accounts Committee will adjourn to allow the Audit Committee to consider the report and to agree to any recommendations.

At the rise of the Audit Committee the Statement of Accounts Committee will reconvene and Members will receive details of any recommendations from the Audit Committee on this matter.

Report and appendices attached (1-3)

  • Appendix 1 – Annual Governance Statement
  • Appendix 2 - Post Audit Statement of Accounts 2016/17
  • Appendix 3 - Annual Report to those Charged with Governance
  • Appendix 4 - Letter of Representation
  • Letter of Assurance - WHE

4.  URGENT PART 1 BUSINESS

To consider any Part 1 business accepted by the Chair as urgent.

5.  EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

To consider the following motions –

  1. That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as described
    in paragraphs1 – 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 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.

6.  URGENT PART II BUSINESS

To consider any Part II business accepted by the Chair as urgent.

Published:
13 September 2017