MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND THIS MEETING
You are summoned to attend a meeting of the Finance Committee to be held in the Winsford Town Council Council Chamber, Second Floor, Wyvern House, The Drumber CW7 1AH on Monday 17th September 2018 at 6.30pm.
Town Clerk/Finance Officer
Members must provide apologies to the Town Clerk before 5.00pm on the day of the meeting, together with reasons for their absence.
Members to declare any interest under the following categories:
Schedule ‘B’ lists payments made since the last meeting
Schedule ‘C’ lists accounts for approval at this meeting
Schedule ‘D’ lists supplementary accounts for approval (to follow)
Financial probity recommends monthly reconciliation of the Town Council’s accounts. (‘E’ – to follow)
The Town Council’s year end accounts for 2017/18 were audited by the Internal Auditors – JDH Business Services Limited – on 8th June 2018. The Internal Audit report, complete with action plan is attached. (‘F’)
As reported at the last Finance Committee, the Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR), together with supporting documents, was sent to the Council’s external auditors (PFK Littlejohn) prior to their deadline of 25th June 2018. At the time of writing, there has been no response from the external auditors. If a response is received, it will be presented to the meeting. (‘G’ – to follow)
RECOMMENDED: Members are asked to note these developments and approve the internal audit report
A number of pieces of work have been carried out since the last meeting of the Finance Committee on 16th July 2018.
These payments are reported here and Members are asked to approve, as the work involved has been carried out.
RECOMMENDED: Members are asked to note and approve the payments set out above
Due to their confidential nature, Members may decide to exclude the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the following matters in accordance with Section 1 (2) of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960. Reports relating to these items have been withheld from public circulation and deposit.
Report by the Town Clerk (‘J’- to follow)