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, 18 February 2016

Time

11.00am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

14.2 - Attachment 1

 

Minutes of the Internal Audit Advisory Committee Meeting held on Thursday, 18 February 2016

File No: I2016/122

 

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

 

Staff: Mark Arnold (Director Corporate and Community Services)
James Brickley (Manager Finance)
Tony Nash (Manager Works)

 

Community: Michael Georghiou (Chairperson), Craig Kelly, Tony McCabe

Internal Auditor: Paul Dwyer (Grant Thornton)

External Auditor: Kevin Franey (Thomas Noble Russell)

 

Cr Cameron (Chair) opened the meeting at 11.09am and acknowledged that the meeting was being held on Bundjalung Country.

 

Apologies:

 

There was an apology received from Ken Gainger (General Manager).

Procedural Motion

Committee Recommendation:

That the apology from Ken Gainger be accepted and a leave of absence granted.

(Woods/Georghiou)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

Declarations of Interest Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

Adoption of Minutes from Previous Meetings

 

Recommendation:

That the minutes of the Internal Audit Advisory Committee Meeting held on 12 November 2015 be confirmed. (Georghiou/Hunter)

 

Business Arising from Previous Minutes

 

There was no business arising from previous minutes.

 

Procedural Motion

 

That the Internal Audit Advisory Committee move into Confidential Session. (Georghiou/Hunter)

 

 

Staff Reports - Corporate and Community Services

Report No. 5.1 Internal Audit Report February 2016

File No: I2016/103

 

Committee Recommendation:

That Council receive and note the Internal Audit Report Audit Committee (February 2016) (#E2016/9342) prepared by the Internal Auditor, Grant Thornton. (Woods/Hunter)

 

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

 

Report No. 5.2 Internal Audit Report - Governance and Complaints Handling November 2015

File No: I2016/104

 

Committee Recommendation:

That the Internal Audit Report Governance and Complaints Handling November 2015 (E2016/8802) be noted by Council along with responses and actions detailed by Management.

(Woods/Hunter)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

 

Report No. 5.3 2014/2015 Financial Statements Audit Management Letter

File No: I2016/105

 

Committee Recommendation:

That the comments provided by Management in response to matters raised in the 2014/2015 Financial Statements Audit Management Letter be noted by Council. (Woods/Georghiou)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

Procedural Motion

 

That the Internal Audit Advisory Committee move out of Confidential Session. (Georghiou/Woods)

 

 

There being no further business the meeting concluded at 12.40pm.