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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS

2.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Decision:

Agreed.

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are required to declare any pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests they or their spouse/partner may have in any matter which is to be considered at this meeting. Interests are defined on the inside cover of this agenda.

4.

TREASURY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY, MINIMUM REVENUE PROVISION POLICY STATEMENT AND ANNUAL INVESTMENT STRATEGY 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 87 KB

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Decision:

The Committee recommended Council to:

(a)       agree the Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Annual Investment Strategy Report 2019/20;

(b)       agree the MRP strategy for 2019/20 (as outlined in appendix 1);

(c)        agree the Prudential Indicators as set out in the Treasury Management Strategy, which demonstrate that the Council’s capital investment  ...  view the full decision text for item 4.

5.

RISK MANAGEMENT UPDATE pdf icon PDF 74 KB

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Decision:

The Committee:

 

(a)  noted the contents of the report; and

 

(b)  agree the strategic risk register, detailed in Appendix A to the report.

6.

2017/18 GRANTS AND CERTIFICATION REPORT pdf icon PDF 71 KB

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7.

EXTERNAL AUDITORS' ANNUAL AUDIT PLAN pdf icon PDF 69 KB

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Decision:

The Committee noted the External Auditor’s Audit Plan for 2018/19 as set out in Appendix 1 to the report,

8.

2018/19 ACCOUNTING POLICIES pdf icon PDF 85 KB

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Decision:

The Committee noted and agreed the changes to the Council’s accounting policies that have been made as a result of changes to the local authority accounting framework for 2018/19.

 

9.

CORPORATE ANTI-FRAUD TEAM UPDATE pdf icon PDF 165 KB

Decision:

The Committee noted the report.

10.

INTERNAL AUDIT PROGRESS REPORT pdf icon PDF 421 KB

Decision:

The Committee noted the report.

11.

WHISTLEBLOWING POLICY pdf icon PDF 69 KB

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Decision:

The Committee approved the Whistleblowing Policy as amended.

12.

POLLING PLACES REVIEW pdf icon PDF 87 KB

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Decision:

It was noted that any financial implications arising from changes to the polling districts or polling places are expected to be fully contained within existing budgets.

 

The Committee:

 

(a)       agreed the timetable for the review in part 3 of Appendix 1 to the report ;

 

(b)       agreed the proposed polling  ...  view the full decision text for item 12.

13.

AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION; PLANNING COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE pdf icon PDF 91 KB

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Decision:

The Committee approved the proposed amendments to the Terms of Reference for the Planning Committee at Appendix 1 to the report and recommended them to Full Council for agreement.