M I N U T E S


 


A G E N D A


1. ELECTION OF CHAIR


2. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE, SUBSTITUTIONS AND INTRODUCTIONS


3. PUBLIC FORUM


Time Limit for this item - 30 minutes


Any local resident or councillor, may present a petition or submit a statement on the work of the committee, provided that they have given notice in writing or by electronic mail not later than 12.00 noon on the working day before the meeting. In the case of a statement, a copy of the statement should be included.


The notice should be addressed to the Democratic Services Team, Room 220, Council House, Bristol, BS1 5TR, and marked for the attention of Karen Blong.


4. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST


- to receive any declarations of interest from members.


5. MINUITES OF THE JOINT AUDIT / STANDARDS COMMITTEE MEETING ON THE 9th APRIL 2010


- to be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.


6. WHIPPING


- to give notice of any matters included on this agenda on which political groups intend to exercise a party whip.


7. CHAIR'S BUSINESS


- to receive brief announcements or information updates from the Chair as necessary.


8. AUDIT COMMITTEE AND STANDARDS COMMITTEE - ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (INCLUDING TERMS OF REFERENCE AND WORK PROGRAMMES)


- to note the respective roles and responsibilities of the two Committees.


(Report of the Strategic Director: Corporate Services)


9. LOCAL CODE OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE


- to note and comment on the revised local Code of Corporate Governance.


(Report of the Strategic Director: Corporate Services)


10. ANNUAL GOVERNANCE STATEMENT 2010/11


- to consider the emerging issues to date for the Annual Governance Statement, (AGS) in the light of the work of both Committees during 2010/11 to date.


(Report of the Strategic Director: Corporate Services)


11. MEMBERS DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST, GIFT AND HOSPITALITY INTERNAL AUDIT REPORT


- to note the results of the Internal Audit work in this area.


(Report of the Strategic Director: Corporate Services)


12. DATE OF NEXT MEETING


- The next meeting will be a Joint meeting with the Standards Committee and is scheduled to be held at 10.00 am on Friday, 30th March 2012.