Agenda

Audit Committee
Wednesday, 11th September, 2019 4.00 pm


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Venue: Reception Room, Barnsley Town Hall

Contact: William Ward  Council Governance Officer

Items
No. Item

Procedural/Administrative Items

1.

Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interest

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 127 KB

 

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on the 22nd July, 2019.

Items for Discussion/Decision

3.

Risk Management Update

 

The Head of Internal Audit and Corporate Anti-Fraud will provide an update on current Risk Management issues.

4.

Corporate Financial Performance Report - Quarter Ended 30th June, 2019 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

 

The Executive Director Core Services and Service Director Finance will submit a joint report that was submitted to Cabinet on the 4th September, 2019 outlining the financial performance of the Authority during the first quarter ending 30th June, 2019 and assessing the implications against the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy.

Additional documents:

5.

Capital Programme Performance Report - Quarter Ended 30th June, 2019 pdf icon PDF 983 KB

 

The Executive Director Core Services and Service Director Finance will submit a joint report that was submitted to Cabinet on the 4th September, 2019 on the financial performance of the Council’s Capital Programme to the end of the first quarter ending 30th June, 2019 and assessing the implications against the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy.

Additional documents:

6.

Treasury Management Update - Quarter Ended 30th June, 2019 pdf icon PDF 364 KB

 

The Executive Director Core Services and Service Director Finance will submit a joint report that was submitted to Cabinet on the 4th September, 2019 reviewing the treasury management activities carried out by the Council during the quarter ended 30th June, 2019 in accordance with statutory guidance.

7.

Annual Audit Letter pdf icon PDF 370 KB

 

The Council’s External Auditor (Grant Thornton) will submit their Annual Audit Letter summarising the key findings arising from the work undertaken for the Council and its subsidiaries for the year ended 31st March, 2019, detailing the reports issued to August 2019, the audit fees charged (including the way these have been calculated) and outlining the scope of the audit and outlining the arrangements for undertaking additional work for which separate fees were applicable.

 

Items for Information

8.

Business Improvement, Human Resources and Communications Progress Report pdf icon PDF 126 KB

 

The Service Director Business Improvement, Human Resources and Communications will submit a report providing an overview of the functions of the Business Improvement, Human Resources and Communications Business Unit and related elements of the Annual Governance Statement process.  The Annual Customer Feedback report is provided as an Appendix to the report.

Additional documents:

9.

Audit Committee Work Plan 2019/20 and 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 55 KB

The Committee will receive the indicative Audit Committee Work Plan for 2019/20 and for indicative meetings for 2020/21.