Agenda and minutes

Audit Committee
Wednesday, 20th March, 2019 4.00 pm


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Venue: Reception Room, Barnsley Town Hall

Contact: William Ward  Council Governance Officer

Items
No. Item

57.

Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interest

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58.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 127 KB

 

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on the 23rd January, 2019.

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59.

The Council's Medium Term Financial Strategy - 2019/20 Budget Recommendations pdf icon PDF 14 MB

 

The Committee will receive a report on the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy – 2019/20 Budget Recommendations which was approved by the Council on the 28th February, 2019.

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60.

Corporate Financial Performance - Quarter Ending 31st December, 2018 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

 

The Executive Director Core Services and Service Director Finance (Section 151 Officer) will submit a report that was approved by Cabinet on the 6th March, 2019 on the financial performance of the Authority during the third quarter ended 31st December, 2018 and assessing the implications against the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy.

 

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61.

Capital Programme Performance - Quarter Ending 31st December, 2018 pdf icon PDF 1020 KB

 

The Executive Director Core Services and Service Director Finance (Section 151 Officer) will submit a report that was approved by Cabinet on the 6th March, 2019 on the financial performance of the Council’s Capital Programme to the quarter ended 31st December, 2018 and assessing the implications against the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy.

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62.

Treasury Management Activities Review - Quarter Ended 31st December, 2018 pdf icon PDF 506 KB

 

The Executive Director Core Services and Service Director Finance (Section 151 Officer) will submit a report that was approved by Cabinet on the 6th March, 2019 reviewing the Council’s Treasury Management Activities carried out during the quarter ended 31st December, 2108 in accordance with statutory guidance.

 

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63.

Revision of Contract Procedural Rules 2019 pdf icon PDF 118 KB

 

The Committee will receive a report outlining proposed changes to the existing Contract Procedural Rules (which were last reviewed in 2015) to reflect the changes in the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

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64.

Internal Audit Charter 2018-2020 - Review pdf icon PDF 67 KB

 

The Head of Internal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit a report highlighting the minor changes in the Internal Audit Charter 2018-20 which serves as a reminder of the key aspects of the internal Audit Function and as required by the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards.

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65.

External Audit - Progress Report and Sector Update pdf icon PDF 644 KB

 

The Council’s External Auditor (Grant Thornton) will submit a report giving details about their work as at 8th March, 2019, outlining the audit deliverables for 2018/19 together with a Sector Update summarising emerging national issues and developments.

 

 

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66.

Health and Safety Report 2018/19 - Interim Performance April to September, 2019 pdf icon PDF 67 KB

 

The Committee will receive a report providing an update on priorities identified in the Health and Safety Report 2017/18 together with interim health and safety statistics for 2018/19.

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67.

Audit Committee Work Plan 2018/19 and 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 54 KB

 

The Committee will receive the indicative Audit Committee Work Plan for 2018/19 and 2019/20.

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68.

Exclusion of the Public and Press

 

To consider if the public and press should be excluded from this meeting during consideration of the following items because of the likely disclosure of exempt information.

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69.

Indicative Internal Audit Plan 2019/20

 

The Head of Infernal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit a report presenting the indicative Internal Audit Plan for the financial (audit) year 2019/20, describing the rationale and process for setting the plan, the risk assessment process used and how Internal Audit resources are calculated and deployed.

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70.

Corporate Anti-Fraud Team Plan 2019/20

 

The Head of Internal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will submit a report presenting, for approval, the Corporate Anti-Fraud Team Plan for 2019/20 and supporting Anti-Fraud Strategy.

 

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