South Gloucestershire District Council:

Minutes for Audit and Accounts Committee meeting, Apr 25 2012, 9.30AM official page

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Welcome and Introductions


Apologies for Absence


Evacuation Procedure

The Chair will draw attention to the emergency evacuation procedure.


Declarations of Interest under the Local Government Act 1972

Members who have an interest to declare are asked to: a) State the Item Number in which they have the interest. b) The nature of the interest. c) Whether the interest is personal, or personal and prejudicial. Any member who is unsure about the above should seek advice from the Monitoring Officer prior to the meeting in order to expedite matters at the meeting itself.


Items from the Public

Any resident of the South Gloucestershire Council Area or person affected by decisions to be taken by the Council, may address this Committee (for no more than 5 minutes) to present a petition, make a statement, make a written submission of evidence, or participate as a witness.  No prior notice is needed.  Witnesses will be at the prior invitation of the Committee or following successful application to the Monitoring Officer and Head of Legal and Democratic Services – requests to be made in advance.  Normally this will be at the start of the meeting, however the Chair of the meeting has the discretion to allow submissions at the beginning of the relevant agenda item.


Items from Members


Any Other Items That the Chair Decides Are Urgent


Minutes of the Meeting Held on the 7th March 2012 PDF 67 KB

To confirm the minutes as a correct record for signing by the Chair.


Audit Commission: Progress Report and Update - April 2012 PDF 200 KB

The Audit Commission’s Audit Manager will provide the Committee with a report on progress in delivering the Commission’s responsibilities as the Council’s external auditor.


Audit Commission: Interim Audit Report PDF 198 KB

To set out the key findings from the Audit Commission’s interim audit work at the Council.


Internal Audit Service Progress Report PDF 47 KB

To advise the Committee of the work carried out by Internal Audit since March and to provide information on current work being undertaken.

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Annual Governance Statement PDF 59 KB

To review the Annual Governance Statement.

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Use of the Scottish Widows' Investment Cash Fund PDF 59 KB

To set out the position with regard to the credit ratings assigned to the Scottish Widows Investment Cash Fund (ICF) and to request the Committee to approve the on-going use of the fund.

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