Agenda and minutes

Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee
Thursday 7 March 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

AAR23/18

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

 

AAR24/18

Apologies

Minutes:

The Lead Assurance Officer completed the Roll Call. Apologies were received from Councillor McGuire.

 

AAR25/18

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillor Hastings declared a non- pecuniary and Interest in items numbers 7, 8 and 9. He explained that he was a Member of the North West Waste Management Board.

 

AAR26/18

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

There was no Chairperson’s business.

AAR27/18

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee held on Thursday 7 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 44 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of the Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee held on 7 February 2018 (AAR13/19 – AAR 21/19) were signed and confirmed by the Chair.

 

AAR28/18

Matters Arising

Minutes:

There were no matters arising.

AAR29/18

Internal Audit Reports pdf icon PDF 36 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 December 2018 to  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR29/18

AAR30/18

Internal Audit Strategy 2019/2020 pdf icon PDF 24 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 approval for the Internal Audit Strategy 2019/2020.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Council approve the draft Internal audit Strategy for 2019/2020.  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR30/18

AAR31/18

Internal Audit Plan 2019/2020 pdf icon PDF 24 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 Members’ approval for the Internal Audit Plan for 2019/2020.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Council approve the draft Internal Audit Plan for  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR31/18

AAR32/18

NIAO Audit Strategy pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Northern Ireland Audit Office representative 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’ endorsement of the Northern Ireland Audit Office’s Audit Strategy for Derry City and Strabane District Council for 2018/19.  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR32/18

AAR33/18

Outcome of OHSAS 18001 Surveillance Audit (Feb 2019) pdf icon PDF 38 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 update Members on the outcome of the recent OHSAS 18001 external surveillance audit and to seek Members continued endorsement for  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR33/18

AAR34/18

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 Members in relation to the Council’s Performance Improvement responsibilities.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Council notes the content of the report.

 

AAR35/18

European Capital of Culture pdf icon PDF 33 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Northern Ireland Audit Office representative 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 on the work carried out by the Northern Ireland Audit Office in relation to the  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR35/18