Agenda

Corporate Policy and Finance Committee - Wednesday, 5th January, 2022 7.30 pm

Venue: Virtually

Contact: Daniel Williams Email:  daniel.williams@harpenden.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are reminded to make any declarations of disclosable pecuniary and/or personal interests that they may have in relation to items on this Agenda.

 

You should declare at this part of the meeting or when it becomes apparent your interest by stating:

 

(a)        the item you have the interest in

(b)        whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest and the nature of the interest, whereupon you will not participate in the discussion or vote on that matter, unless dispensation has been requested and granted

(c)        whether it is a personal interest and the nature of the interest

 

Members are also reminded of their obligation to report any amendment to their Register of Interests to the Town Clerk as soon as it becomes apparent.

 

3.

CHAIRMAN'S REPORT AND URGENT ITEMS

4.

PUBLIC QUESTIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH STANDING ORDER 22

5.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 171 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the Corporate Policy & Finance Committee meeting held on 10 November 2021 – circulated herewith.

6.

MINUTES OF MEETINGS REFERRED TO CORPORATE POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE pdf icon PDF 197 KB

From the Minutes of the Accounts & Risk Sub-Committee meeting held on 19 October 2021, previously received at the meeting of the Corporate Policy & Finance Committee on 10 November 2021, the following recommendations be brought forward:

 

Min. 8.7 – Risk Management Strategy

 

Accordingly, the Sub-Committee RESOLVED to:

 

Recommend the Risk Management Strategy for approval by the Corporate Policy and Finance Committee and, if so approved, for forwarding to Council for approval.

 

Please refer to Item 7.4 of the Agenda.

 

Min. 8.8 – Risk Register

 

Accordingly, the Sub-Committee RESOLVED to:

 

Recommend the Risk Register for approval by the Corporate Policy and Finance Committee and, if so approved, for forwarding to Council for approval.

 

Please refer to Item 7.4 of the Agenda.

7.

OFFICERS' REPORTS

7.1

FORWARD PLANNER AND RESOLUTION TRACKER pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Report attached.

7.2

BUDGET 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 174 KB

Report attached.

Additional documents:

7.3

BUDGETARY CONTROL 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 167 KB

Report attached.

7.4

RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGY AND RISK REGISTER pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Report attached.

Additional documents:

7.5

REVIEW OF INTERNAL CONTROL AND INTERNAL AUDIT ARRANGEMENTS pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Report attached.

Additional documents:

7.6

TREASURY MANAGEMENT AND INVESTMENT STRATEGY 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Report attached.

Additional documents:

8.

EXEMPT BUSINESS

To RESOLVE that:

 

In view of the confidential nature of the following items, which relate to the business matters of other individuals and organisations, the public and accredited representatives of the press shall be excluded while they are discussed.  This is in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, as amended by the Local Government Act 1972.

 

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