Audit Committee, Wednesday, 10 August 2016

This meeting was held in the Council Chamber, Mendip District Council, Shepton Mallet at 3.00 pm.

APPROVED MINUTES
Icon for pdf Approved Audit Committee Minutes 10.08.16 [229.75KB]

AGENDA

1          CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Chair will give their announcements.  Mobile phones should be switched to silent and the evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency will be explained.

2          APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE     
To receive apologies from Members who are unable to attend the meeting.

3          DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
If a member of the Audit Committee or other member of the Council present at the meeting has a personal or prejudicial interest in any agenda item during this meeting they should declare its existence and nature publicly.

4          PUBLIC PARTICIPATION             
a)    For items on the agenda
b)    For items not on the agenda 

5          PREVIOUS MINUTES
To confirm the minutes of the Audit Committee meeting held on 29 June 2016
Icon for pdf Item 05 Previous Audit Committee Minutes 29.06.16 [155.69KB]

6          5 COUNCILS PARTNERSHIP GOVERNANCE UPDATE REPORT
A verbal update will be given at the meeting.

7          GRANT THORNTON EXTERNAL AUDIT FINDINGS REPORT
This report will provide the external auditor's opinion on the Statement of Accounts.
Icon for pdf Item 07 Mendip DC Audit Findings Report August 2016 [610.73KB]

8          2015-16 STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS AND ANNUAL GOVERNANCE STATEMENT
The purpose of this report is to present to Members the final 2015/16 Statements of Accounts and Annual Governance Statement.
Icon for pdf Item 08a 2015-16 Statement of Accounts and the Annual Governance Statement [81.41KB]
Icon for pdf Item 08b 2015-16 Statement of Accounts and the Annual Governance Statement Appendix 1 - Statement of Accounts [2.52MB]
Icon for pdf Item 08c 2015-16 Statement of Accounts and the Annual Governance Statement Appendix 1a - Changes [282.53KB]
Icon for pdf Item 08d 2015-16 Statement of Accounts and the Annual Governance Statement Appendix 2 - Governance Statement [129.06KB]

9          FINANCIAL ASSESSMENT OF MENDIP DISTRICT COUNCIL
This report informs the Committee of the S151 Officer's financial assessment of the Council, outlining whether it is a "going concern" based on the Statement of Accounts for 2015/16.
Icon for pdf Item 09 Financial Assessment of Mendip District Council [195.99KB]

10        MENDIP DISTRICT COUNCIL INTERNAL AUDIT PLAN PROGRESS 2016-17
This report will provide an update on the progress of internal audits.
Icon for pdf Item 10 MDC Internal Audit Plan Progress 2016-17 July 2016 [871.29KB]

11        INTERNAL AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS MONITORING 2016-17
This paper updates the Committee on work to monitor and progress outstanding priority 4 and 5 internal audit recommendations.
Icon for pdf Item 11a Internal Audit Recommendations Monitoring 2016-17 [99.76KB]
Icon for pdf Item 11b Internal Audit Recommendations Monitoring 2016-17 appendix Recommendations Tracking Q1 [314.79KB]

12        URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any other business which the Chairman decides is urgent.