Agenda

Accounts and Governance Committee - Thursday, 15th April, 2021 6.45 pm, MOVED

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Penrith

Contact: Members Services 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Vice-Chairman

To receive nominations for and appoint a Vice-Chairman of the Accounts and Governance Committee, following a re-allocation of seats to committees of the Council on 7 April 2021. 

2.

Apologies for Absence

3.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 284 KB

To sign the attached minutes AGc/30/01/21 to AGc/36/01/21 of the meeting of this Committee held on 13 January 2021 as a correct record of proceedings. 

4.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of the existence and nature of any private interests, both disclosable pecuniary and any other registrable interests, in any matter to be considered or being considered.

 

5.

Internal Audit: Summary Progress 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 223 KB

 

To consider the Interim Director of Corporate Services’ attached report F18/21 which seeks approval for the Council’s Internal Audit Annual Summary Progress Report for 2020-2021.

 

RECOMMENDED that the report and Summary Progress Report 2020/21 from TIAA at Appendix 1 be noted.

 

Appendix 1 will be sent ‘to follow’.

 

 

 

 

Additional documents:

6.

Internal Audit: Annual Plan 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 222 KB

To consider the Interim Director of Corporate Services’ report F19/21 which seeks approval for the Council’s Internal Audit Annual Plan for 2021/22.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Audit Plan for 2021/22, attached at Appendix A, is approved.

Additional documents:

7.

Request for a Dispensation for Attendance pdf icon PDF 222 KB

To advise Members of a request for a dispensation to a Member who is currently unable to attend any Council meetings due to illness and ask them to endorse the request.

 

RECOMMENDED that a dispensation be granted  for Councillor John George Thompson from attending meetings of the Council by reason of illness.

 

This report will be sent ‘to follow’. 

 

 

8.

Any Other Items Which the Chairman Decides are Urgent

9.

Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of this Committee is Thursday 10 June 2021.