Agenda

Audit and Governance Committee
Thursday, 6th December, 2018 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Suite 1,2 & 3, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ. View directions

Contact: Rachel Graves  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests in any item on the agenda.

3.

Public Speaking Time/Open Session

In accordance with paragraph 2.32 of the Committee Procedural Rules and Appendix 7 to the Rules a total period of 10 minutes is allocated for members of the public to address the Committee on any matter relevant to the work of the body in question.

 

Individual members of the public may speak for up to 5 minutes but the Chairman or person presiding will decide how the period of time allocated for public speaking will be apportioned where there are a number of speakers. Members of the public are not required to give notice to use this facility. However, as a matter of courtesy, a period of 24 hours’ notice is encouraged.

 

Members of the public wishing to ask a question at the meeting should provide at least three clear working days’ notice in writing and should include the question with that notice. This will enable an informed answer to be given.

 

 

4.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 27 September 2018 as a correct record.

5.

External Audit Plan - 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To receive the External Audit Plan for the year ending 31 March 2019.

Additional documents:

6.

Draft Treasury Management Strategy and Minimum Revenue Provision Statement 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 164 KB

To receive an update on the contents of the Council’s draft Treasury Management Strategy and the Minimum Revenue Provision Statement.

Additional documents:

7.

Annual Governance Statement and Code of Corporate Governance Review pdf icon PDF 328 KB

To consider the update on the issues reported in the 2017-18 Annual Governance Statement,  the process for the production of the 2018/19 Annual Governance Statement and the review of the Council’s Code of Corporate Governance.

Additional documents:

8.

Mandatory Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 107 KB

To consider whether or not any outside organisations as being organisations which, by virtue solely of being members of the same, Councillors must declare and/or register an interest in under Cheshire East Council Member Code of Conduct.

9.

Maladministration Decision Notices from Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman: June – August 2018 pdf icon PDF 232 KB

To receive an update on the Decision Notices issued by the Local Government Ombudsman when their investigations have found maladministration causing injustice to complainants.

10.

Committee Work Plan 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 232 KB

To consider the Committee’s Work Plan for the remaining meetings in 2018/19.

Additional documents:

11.

Contract Procedure Rule Waivers and Non Adherences pdf icon PDF 116 KB

To receive an update on the number and reasons for waivers and non-adherences which have been approved between 1 September and 30 September 2018.

12.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The reports relating to the remaining items on the agenda have been withheld from public circulation and deposit pursuant to Section 100(B)(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that the matters may be determined with the press and public excluded.

 

The Committee may decide that the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items pursuant to Section 100(A)4 of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 and public interest would not be served in publishing the information.

 

PART 2 - MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT THE PUBLIC AND PRESS PRESENT

13.

Contract Procedure Rule Waivers and Non Adherences

To note the approved WARNS between 1 September and 30 September 2018.