Agenda and minutes

Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee (Open)
Thursday 12 April 2018 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

AAR33/18

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

The Lead Assurance Officer read the Notice and Summons for the Meeting.

AAR34/18

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies were noted for Councillor Carlin.

AAR35/18

Declarations of Members' Interests

There were no Member declarations of interest.

Minutes:

Councillor McGinley and Alderman Thompson declared an interest in items 12 – 14.

 

AAR36/18

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

There was no Chairperson’s business.

AAR37/18

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee held on Thursday 8 March 2018 pdf icon PDF 37 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of the Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee(AAR24/18 – AAR32/18) were confirmed and signed by the Chair.

AAR38/18

Matters Arising

Minutes:

There were no matters arising.

AAR39/18

Internal Audit Reports pdf icon PDF 38 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Internal Audit Manager presented the above report, a copy of which had previously be circulated to Members.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to update Members on the Internal Audit work carried out within Derry City and Strabane District Council in the period January 2018 to  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR39/18

AAR40/18

Internal Audit Strategy 2018-2019 pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Internal Audit Manager presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated to Members. He advised that the purpose of the report was to seek Member’s comments and approval for the Internal Audit Strategy 2018/2019.

Councillor Duffy thanked Officers for the report stating that she was  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR40/18

AAR41/18

Internal Audit plan 2018/2019 pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Internal Audit Manager presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated to Members. He advised that the purpose of the report was to seek Member’s comments and approval for the Internal Plan for 2018/2019.

The Committee

Recommended       that Council approve the draft Internal Audit Plan  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR41/18

AAR42/18

Financial Auditing and Reporting: General Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General for NI - 2017 pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Assurance Officer presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated to Member’s. She advised that the purpose of the report was to advise Members of the General Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General for Northern Ireland on Financial Auditing and Reporting in 2017.  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR42/18

AAR43/18

Performance Improvement pdf icon PDF 23 KB

Minutes:

The Lead Assurance Officer presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated to Members.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to update Member’s in relation to the Council’s Performance Improvement responsibilities.

The Committee

Recommended       that Members note the contents of this report.  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR43/18

AAR44/18

CoDA Internal Audit Reports pdf icon PDF 32 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Internal Audit Manager presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated to Members. He advised that the purpose of this report was to update Members on the Internal Audit work completed within CoDA Operations Ltd in line with the 2016/2017 CoDA Audit Plan and presented  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR44/18

AAR45/18

CoDA Annual Audit Report 2016/2017 pdf icon PDF 27 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Internal Audit Manager presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated to Members. He advised that the purpose of the report was to update Members on the CoDA Annual Audit Report for 2016/2017 presented to CoDA’s Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee.

The Committee

Recommended       that  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR45/18

AAR46/18

CoDA Internal Audit Plan 2017/2018 pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Internal Audit Manager presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated to Members.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to update Members on the CoDA internal Audit Plan for 2017/2018 presented to Coda’s Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee.

Councillor Gallagher raised concerns  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR46/18