Agenda and minutes

Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee
Monday 19 October 2020 4.00 pm

Venue: Remotely - Remotely. View directions

Items
No. Item

AAR36/18

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

The Lead Assurance Officer read the Notice and Summons of the meeting.

 

AAR37/18

Statement for Remote Meetings

Minutes:

The Chair read the Statement for Remote Meetings.

 

AAR38/18

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Lead Assurance Officer completed the Roll Call. No apologies were received from Members.

 

AAR39/18

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Alderman Guy and Councillor Reilly declared interests in Agenda Item 7- Internal Audit Reports. 

 

Open for Decision

AAR40/18

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

There was no Chairperson’s Business.

 

Matters Arising from the Open Minutes if the Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee held on Wednesday 15 July 2020

AAR41/18

Internal Audit Reports (AAR25/20) pdf icon PDF 213 KB

Minutes:

Councillor Donnelly reminded Members that this item had been discussed as a call-in during the Full Council meeting held on the 24 September 2020. He advised that during the discussion, the Chair had claimed that a forensic audit of the PCSP would incur a cost of between £200-300k to Council  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR41/18

AAR42/18

Internal Audit Reports pdf icon PDF 562 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 Internal Audit work carried out within Derry City and Strabane District Council in the period August 2020 to  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR42/18

AAR43/18

Extension of the Contract of the Independent Advisor to the Assurance Audit and Risk Committee pdf icon PDF 94 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 Members approval for the extension of the contract of the Independent Advisor to the Assurance Audit and Risk Committee for the  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR43/18

AAR44/18

Health Safety and Wellbeing Committee Report Update September 2020 pdf icon PDF 152 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 from the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee held on 14 September 2020 and to seek Members continued endorsement for the Health and Safety management systems  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR44/18

AAR45/18

June 2020 ISO 45001 Surveillance External Audit pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Corporate Health and Safety Officer presented the above report. She advised that the purpose of the report was to update Members on the ISO 45001 External Surveillance Audit completed in June 2020 and to seek Members continued endorsement for the Health and Safety Management Systems in place within Council.  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR45/18

AAR46/18

August 2020 ISO 45001 Re-certification External Audit pdf icon PDF 147 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Corporate Health and Safety Officer presented the report, a copyof which had been previously circulated to Members. She advised that the purpose of the report was to update Members on the ISO45001 External Surveillance Audit completed in August 2020 and to seek Members continued endorsement of the Health  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR46/18

AAR47/18

COVID-19 Update pdf icon PDF 191 KB

Minutes:

The Corporate Health and Safety 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 provide Members with an update in relation to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the Health, Safety and Wellbeing actions currently  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR47/18

AAR48/18

Risk Review Processes and Update on Council Services Risk Registers pdf icon PDF 193 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Insurance and Risk Manager 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 and seek their endorsement on the ongoing Risk Review process in accordance with Council’s Risk Management Strategy.

 

The Committee  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR48/18