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September 2015

Finance, Risk, Audit and Standards Committee 

  • Decide budgeting and financial matters, in accordance with the Authority's Financial Regulations
  • Monitoring the performance against budgets and set financial targets and budgets for future years
  • Monitor the Authority's performance against targets
  • Consider, adopt and monitor corporate personnel policies and practices
  • Steer the organisation towards the highest ethical standards and the fullest possible compliance with Nolan Principles and the organisation's Values and Codes of Conduct

Meeting: Finance, Risk, Audit and Standards Committee

Venue: The National Park Office, The Old Vicarage, Bondgate, Helmsley

Date: Monday 7 September 2015 at 10.00am


1.  Election of Chair.

2.  Election of Deputy Chair.

3.  Apologies for absence.

4.  Public Minutes of the meeting held on 1 June 2015

5.  Members are reminded that it is their responsibility to declare the nature of any personal, prejudicial and/or disclosureable interests relating to any agenda item immediately prior to its consideration and are encouraged to complete a written declaration using the form provided.

6.  Emergency Evacuation Procedure.

7. Exclusion of the public from the meeting during consideration of each of the items of business shown in Column 1 of the following table on the grounds that each involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraph of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 specified in Column 2:-

  Item No on the Agenda      Paragraph No

        18                                      1,2,3,4
        19                                      1,2,3,4
        20                                      1,2,3,4

8.  Internal Audit Annual Report 2014/15

9.  Internal Audit Plan 2015/16

10. Draft Statement of Final Accounts 2014/15

11. Finance Update

12. Financial Planning Update

13. External Funding

14. Update on Standards and Members Code of Conduct

15. Risk Management Strategy Update

16. Member Training in 2014/15 and Programme for 2015/16

17. York Potash S106 Agreement – Verbal

Private Business - Minutes/Reports Circulated To Members Only

18. Private Minutes of the meeting held on 1 June 2015.

19. Complaints and Compliments Update, including annual Local Govt Ombudsman Statement, plus positive & negative feedback post Potash 

20. Staffing Update – Verbal 

21. Such other business as, in the opinion of the Chair, should, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

Andy Wilson
Chief Executive (National Park Officer)

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