Meeting Details

Governance and Audit Committee
7 Sep 2021 - 18:00 to 20:00
  • Documents
  • Attendance
  • Visitors
  • Declarations of Interests



Part A
1 Welcome and Announcements
The Chairman will welcome members of the public and Councillors and remind everyone to use microphones at all times when they are speaking. The Chairman will also explain action in the event of an emergency, mobile phones switched to silent, audio-recording of the meeting. Councillors who are members of the committee will introduce themselves.
2 Substitutions
Councillors will be asked to say if they are attending on behalf of a Committee member who is absent.
3 Urgent Items
The Chairman will announce if there is any item not on the published agenda which will be considered because it is urgent and will explain the reason for the urgency.
4 Declarations of Interest
Councillors will be asked to say if there are any items on the agenda about which they have a disclosable pecuniary interest which would prevent them from participating in any discussion of the item or participating in any vote upon the item, or any other pecuniary interest or non-pecuniary interest.
5 Minutes of Previous Meeting
The Councillors will be invited to confirm that the minutes of the meeting held on 27 July 2021 are a correct record.
6 Have Your Say!
The Chairman will invite members of the public to indicate if they wish to speak or present a petition on any item included on the agenda or any other matter relating to the terms of reference of the meeting. Please indicate your wish to speak at this point if your name has not been noted by Council staff.
The Committee will consider a report summarising the financial position of Colchester Borough Council. 
The Committee will consider a report setting out the Council’s Capital Programme against budget for quarter 1 financial year 2021/22. 
The Committee will consider a report management which covers all the borrowing and investment activities of the Council, as part of the cycle of monitoring treasury. 
  1. pdf Item 9 - Annual Treasury Management Review 2020-21 (202Kb)
    1. pdf Item 9 - Appendix A - Annual Treasury Management Review 2020-21 (618Kb)
    2. Item 9 - Appendix B Confidential Appendix B
      • This report is not for publication by virtue of paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (financial / business affairs of a particular person, including the authority holding information).

The Committee will consider a report setting out the revised timetable to finalise the audit of the Statement of Accounts 2020/21.

This report requests the Committee to review the Council’s new Processing of Special Category & Criminal Convictions Personal Data Policy. This is a new policy which the Council is required to have under Data Protection Act 2018.
The Committee will consider a report setting out the work programme for the Governance and Audit Committee for the forthcoming municipal year. 
Exclusion of the Public (not Scrutiny or Executive)
In accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the public, including the press, from the meeting so that any items containing exempt information (for example confidential personal, financial or legal advice), in Part B of this agenda (printed on yellow paper) can be decided. (Exempt information is defined in Section 100I and Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972).
Part B

Meeting Documents

There are no separate meeting documents but there may be meeting documents assigned to the Agenda.

Declarations of Interests


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