Audit Committee, Wednesday, 10 August 2016
This meeting was held in the Council Chamber, Mendip District Council, Shepton Mallet at 3.00 pm.
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
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.
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.
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.
10 MENDIP DISTRICT COUNCIL INTERNAL AUDIT PLAN PROGRESS 2016-17
This report will provide an update on the progress of internal audits.
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.
12 URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any other business which the Chairman decides is urgent.