BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

                                                                                                                               14.2 - Attachment 1

Minutes of Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

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Internal Audit Advisory Committee Meeting

 

 

 

Venue

Conference Room, Station Street, Mullumbimby

Date

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Time

11.00am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

                                                                                                                               14.2 - Attachment 1

 

Minutes of the Internal Audit Advisory Committee Meeting held on Thursday, 14 May 2015

File No: I2015/400

 

PRESENT:   Cr B Cameron, Cr A Hunter and Cr D Woods

 

Staff:   Ken Gainger (General Manager)

            Mark Arnold (Director Corporate and Community Services)
Phil Holloway (Director Infrastructure Services)
Trish Kirkland (Manager Governance Services)
James Brickley (Manager Finance)

           

Community Representatives:       Michael Georghiou (Chairperson),

                                                      Craig Kelly, Tony McCabe

Internal Auditor:                             Jarrod Lean

External Auditor:                           Kevin Franey (Report 6.1)

 

Mr Georghiou (Chair) opened the meeting at 11.10am and acknowledged that the meeting was being held on Bundjalung Country.

 

Apologies:

 

There were no apologies.

 

Declarations of Interest – Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

Adoption of Minutes from Previous Meetings

 

Committee Recommendation:

That the minutes of the Internal Audit Advisory Committee Meeting held on 19 February 2015 be confirmed.

(Georghiou/Woods)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

Business Arising from Previous Minutes

 

There was no business arising from previous minutes.

 

Procedural Motion

Committee Recommendation:

That Committee move into Confidential session.  

(Georghiou/Woods)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

 

CONFIDENTIAL SESSION

 

 

Staff Reports - Corporate and Community Services

Report No. 5.1             Internal Audit Report - Billing and Collections

File No:                        I2015/379

 

Committee Recommendation IAC 5.1:

1.       That the Internal Audit Report – Billing and Collections February 2015 be noted by Council along with responses and actions detailed by Management.

 

2.       That  Management implement the recommendations suggested in the report identified at Attachment 1 (E2015/26863).

(Georghiou/Woods)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

 

Report No. 5.2             Internal Audit Report May 2015

File No:                        I2015/388

 

Committee Recommendation IAC 5.2:

That the Internal Audit Committee recommend to Council:

 

That Council receive and note the Internal Audit Report – Audit Committee (May 2015) (#E2015/29416) prepared by the Internal Auditor, Grant Thornton.

(Georghiou/Woods)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

 

Confidential Report - Corporate and Community Services

Report No. 6.1             Confidential - 2014/2015 Audit Strategy

File No:                        I2015/368

 

Committee Recommendation:

1.       That Council note the Final Audit Strategy prepared by Thomas Noble and Russell for Byron Shire Council for the year ending 30 June 2015 as outlined in Attachment 1 (E2015/26523).

 

2.       That the report and Attachment 1 of the closed part of the meeting remain confidential.

(Georghiou/Woods)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

Procedural Motion

Committee Recommendation:

That the Committee move out of Confidential session.

(Georghiou/Woods)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

 

There being no further business the meeting concluded at 12.25pm.