Agenda and minutes

Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee (Open)
Monday 24 September 2018 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

AAR82/18

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

AAR83/18

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Lead Assurance Officer completed the roll call. No apologies were received from Members.

AAR84/18

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillors McGinley, Reilly and Alderman Thompson declared Interests in item 9- Financial Statements 2017-18.

Open for Decision

AAR85/18

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

There was no Chairperson’s business.

AAR86/18

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee held on Thursday 7 June 2018 pdf icon PDF 42 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of the Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee Meeting held on 7 June 2018 were confirmed and signed by the Chair.

 

AAR87/18

Matters Arising

Minutes:

There were no matters arising.

AAR88/18

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee held on Thursday 21 June 2018 pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of the Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee Meeting held on 21 June 2018 were confirmed and signed by the Chair.

AAR89/18

Matters Arising

Minutes:

There were no matters arising.

AAR90/18

Financial Statements 2017/2018 pdf icon PDF 33 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Finance Officer 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 approval of the Financial Statements including the Annual Governance Statement of Derry City and Strabane District Council for the financial  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR90/18

AAR91/18

Draft Report to those Charged with Governance 2017/2018 pdf icon PDF 27 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

Ms Kane, Northern Ireland Audit Office presented the above report, a copy of which was previously circulated to Members. She advised that the purpose of this report was to present to Member’s the draft Report to those Charged with Governance for 2017/18.

 

Councillors Carlin and McKeever joined the meeting at  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR91/18

AAR92/18

Comptroller and Auditor General: Code of Data Matching Practice-Consultation pdf icon PDF 27 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Assurance Officer presented the above report, a copy of which was previously circulated to Members. She advised that the purpose of the report was to advise Members of the consultation which is currently underway in relation to the Comptroller and Auditor General’s Code of Data Matching practice and  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR92/18

AAR93/18

Corporate Health, Safety and Wellbeing Update pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Corporate Health and Safety Officer presented the above report.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to provide Members with an update on discussion at the recent Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee meeting held on 25 June 2018 and to seek Members continued endorsement for the health  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR93/18

AAR94/18

Extension of the Contract of the Independent Advisor to the Assurance,Audit and Risk Committee pdf icon PDF 29 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 seek Member’s approval for the extension of the contract of the Independent Advisor to the Assurance, Audit and risk Committee for a  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR94/18

Open for Information

AAR95/18

Performance Improvement pdf icon PDF 34 KB

Additional documents:

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 members in relation to the Council’s Performance Improvement Responsibilities.

 

The Committee

                       

                        Recommended          that Council note the contents of the report.