Agenda and minutes

Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee
Thursday 10 January 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

AAR1/19

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

The Lead Assurance officer read the Notice and Summons for the meeting.

 

AAR2/19

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Lead Assurance Officer completed the roll call.  Apologies were received from Councillors Carlin, McKeever and O’Reilly.

 

AAR3/19

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillor Reilly declared an interest in the following agenda item:

§    Agenda item 11 – North West Air Access Consortium.

 

Alderman Thompson declared an interest in the following agenda item:

§    Agenda item 11 – North West Air Access Consortium.

 

Alderman McGinley declared an interest in the following agenda item:  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR3/19

AAR4/19

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

The Chair permitted a request from Councillor Donnelly to raise an item under Chairperson’s Business.

Councillor Donnelly referred to the case of Allister/Agnew vs Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council regarding planning permission for a luxury hotel on Ballyreagh Road, Portstewart.  He reported that a councillor from Causeway  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR4/19

AAR5/19

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee held on Thursday 29 November 2018 pdf icon PDF 42 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of the Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee held on 29 November 2018 were confirmed and signed by the Chairperson.

 

AAR6/19

Matters Arising

Minutes:

There were no Matters arising.

AAR7/19

Derry City and Strabane District Council 2017/18- Report to those Charged with Governance pdf icon PDF 28 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Mrs C Kane, Director from the Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO)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 Council’s Report to those Charged with Governance for 2017/18.

 

The  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR7/19

AAR8/19

Derry City and Strabane District Council- Annual Audit Letter 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 32 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Mrs C Kane, Director from the Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO)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 Council’s Annual Audit Letter for the financial year 2017/18.

 

            The  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR8/19

AAR9/19

Performance Improvement Duty - Audit and Assessment Report for 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 49 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Mrs C Kane, Director from the Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO)presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated to Members. She advised that the purpose of the report was to advise of and seek Member endorsement of the outcome of the Improvement Audit and Assessment  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR9/19

AAR10/19

Corporate Health, Safety and Wellbeing Update pdf icon PDF 36 KB

Additional documents:

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 recent Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee meeting held on 10 December 2018 and to seek Members  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR10/19

AAR11/19

North West Air Access Consortium pdf icon PDF 30 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 provide Members with an update in relation to the North West Air Access Consortium funding.

 

Councillor Gallagher referred to the North West  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR11/19

AAR12/19

Ombudsman's Report pdf icon PDF 27 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 advise Members of the Northern Ireland Public Service Ombudsman’s Report for 2017/18. 

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Council note the contents of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item AAR12/19