Audit Committee, Wednesday, 23 November 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 23.11.16 [183.39KB]

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 10 August 2016
Icon for pdf Item 05 Previous Audit Committee Minutes 10.08.16 [226.66KB]

6 UPDATE ON THE PROGRESS OF THE LEISURE TRANSFORMATION PROJECT
A verbal update will be given at the meeting.

7 GRANT THORNTON ANNUAL AUDIT LETTER
The Annual Audit Letter will summarise the key findings arising from the work that Grant Thornton has carried out at Mendip District Council for the year ending 31 March 2016.
Icon for pdf Item 07 Mendip District Council Annual Audit Letter 2015-16 [382.22KB]

8 MDC INTERNAL AUDIT PLAN PROGRESS 2016/17
This report provides an update of the progress of the 2016/2017 Internal Audit.
Icon for pdf Item 08 MDC Internal Audit Plan Progress 2016-17 November 2016 [1.0MB]

9 INTERNAL AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS MONITORING QUARTER 2
This paper updates the Committee on work to monitor and progress outstanding priority 4 and 5 internal audit recommendations.  This item includes a briefing note regarding the Corporate Procurement Cards Audit.
Icon for pdf Item 09a Internal Audit Recommendations Monitoring Q2 2016 Covering Report [99.73KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09b MDC Recommendations Tracking Q2 Draft Changes [202.66KB]
Icon for pdf Item 09c Corporate Procurement Cards Audit Briefing Note November 2016 [114.77KB]

10 UPDATE ON THE RISK MANAGEMENT REPORT QUARTER 2
The paper outlines the council's approach to risk management and intended areas of work to further strengthen the council's arrangement during 2016/17.
Icon for pdf Item 10a Update on Risk Management Report Quarter 2 2016-17 [135.24KB]
Icon for pdf Item 10b MDC Strategic Risk Register October 2016-17 [82.92KB]

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