Agenda

Audit Committee
Thursday, 28th May, 2020 2.00 pm

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Items
Note No. Item

1.

Welcome, Introductions and Safety Information pdf icon PDF 97 KB

2.

Confirmation of Chair

At its meeting on Thursday 21st May 2020, Full Annual Council will appoint the Chair of the Audit Committee for 2020/21 Municipal Year. Confirmation of this appointment will be made at this meeting.

 

3.

Confirmation of Vice Chair

At its meeting on Thursday 21st May 2020, Full Annual Council will appoint the Vice Chair of the Audit Committee for 2020/21 Municipal Year. Confirmation of this appointment will be made at this meeting.

 

4.

Membership

To note the membership as follows:-

 

Councillor Mark Brain

Councillor Clive Stevens

Councillor Nicola Bowden-Jones

Councillor Tim Kent

Councillor Chris Jackson

Councillor Olly Mead

Independent Member Adebola Adebayo

Independent Member Simon Cookson

 

5.

Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 68 KB

6.

Dates of Future Meetings

25 June at 4pm

28 September at 2pm

23 November at 2pm

25 January 2021 at 2pm

22 March 2021 at 2pm

7.

Apologies for absence.

8.

Declarations of Interest

To note any declarations of interest from the Councillors.  They are asked to indicate the relevant agenda item, the nature of the interest and in particular whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest.

 

Any declarations of interest made at the meeting which is not on the register of interests should be notified to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion.

 

9.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 173 KB

To agree the minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record.

10.

Action sheet pdf icon PDF 59 KB

11.

Public Forum

Any member of the public or councillor may participate in public forum. The detailed arrangements for so doing are set out in the Public Information Sheet at the back of this agenda. Please note that the following deadlines will apply in relation to this meeting:

 

Questions:

Written questions must be received three clear working days prior to the meeting. For this meeting, this means that your question(s) must be received at the latest by 5pm on 21 May 2020.

 

Petitions and statements:

Petitions and statements must be received by noon on the working day prior to the meeting. For this meeting, this means that your submission must be received at the latest by 12.00 Noon on 27th May 2020.

 

 

Members of the public who wish to present their public forum statement, question or petition at the zoom meeting must register their interest by giving at least two clear working days’ notice prior to the meeting by 2pm on 22 May 2020.

 

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NEW STANDING ORDERS AGREED BY BRISTOL CITY COUNCIL, YOU MUST SUBMIT EITHER A STATEMENT, PETITION OR QUESTION TO ACCOMPANY YOUR REGISTER TO SPEAK.

 

Public forum correspondence and items must be e-mailed to democratic.services@bristol.gov.uk.

 

Further information can be found within the relevant section of the public information sheet attached to this agenda for Agenda Item 1.

 

 

 

2.20 pm

12.

Work Programme pdf icon PDF 81 KB

To note the work programme.

2.30 pm

13.

19/20 Annual Governance Statement Actions pdf icon PDF 243 KB

Additional documents:

2.45 pm

14.

20/21 Audit Plan Review pdf icon PDF 299 KB

Additional documents:

3.00 pm

15.

18/19 Statement of Accounts pdf icon PDF 204 KB

Additional documents:

3.20 pm

16.

External Auditors 2018/19 Audit ISA 260 report (open) pdf icon PDF 171 KB

Additional documents:

17.

Exclusion of Press and Public

That under s.100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that it (they) involve(s) the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph(s) 3 (respectively) of Part 1 of schedule 12A of the Act.

3.40 pm

18.

External Auditors 2018/19 Audit ISA 260 report (exempt)

4.00 pm

19.

Bristol Energy Company and Statement of Accounts

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