Agenda and minutes

Venue: COUNCIL CHAMBER

Items
No. Item

598.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received as all Members were present.

599.

Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct

 

Note:

 

(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and

 

(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave

Minutes:

Councillor D Sammon Declared his Interest in Item Four – Information Reports – Leisure Trust Contract Management Arrangements 2017/18 as he is the Authority Representative for Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust Limited.

600.

Annual Risk Management Progress Report and updated Corporate Risk Register 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 413 KB

To consider the attached report

Minutes:

Kerry O’Donovan referred the Committee to the ‘Annual Risk Management Progress Report and Updated Corporate Risk Register for 2017-18’ report and responded in detail to the following questions raised by the Committee:

 

·         Paragraph 4.14 – How has this been reduced

·         Paragraph 6.12 – Local Resilience Unit – How many Members of staff are in the Unit

·         Appendix 2 – Risk 5 – Reputation – Has the Reputation Management Action Plan been seen by all Councillors and will it be seen by the Audit and Scrutiny Committees

 

Resolved that:

 

(a)  The content of the report be noted and the Committee recommend this report (including the Corporate Risk Register for 2017-18) progress to Cabinet for approval

(b)  The continued progress made in considering the Risk Management requirements of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 be noted

(c)  The Lead Corporate Management Team Officers be invited to attend Audit Committee periodically on a rolling programme basis to report on progress in managing their Corporate Risks

(d)   The proposals to continue to present regular highlight reports on the Corporate Risk Register to Corporate Management Team and Cabinet be noted

601.

Information Reports

To receive summary copies of published Internal Audit reports for Members’ information.


• Trelewis Primary School 2017/18
• Register of Interests 2017/18
• Ysgol y Graig Primary School 2017/18
• Password Controls 2017/18 (Follow Up)
• PCI DSS Compliance 2017/18 (Follow Up)
• Twynyrodyn Primary School 2017/18 (Follow Up)
• Leisure Trust Contract Management Arrangements 2017/18

Due to the size of the Information Reports, paper copies have not been included with the agenda papers.  Electronic versions have been made available to members via the Ipads.

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The following Internal Audit reports be received:

 

·         Trelewis Primary School 2017/18

·         Register of Interests 2017/18

·         Ysgol y Graig Primary School 2017/18

·         Password Controls 2017/18 (Follow Up)

·         PCI DSS Compliance 2017/18 (Follow Up)

·         Twynyrodyn Primary School 2017/18 (Follow Up)

·         Leisure Trust Contract Management Arrangements 2017/18

602.

Reflection and Evaluation of Meeting

To receive an update from the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair and the Committee reflected on the issues that had been discussed at the Meeting.

603.

Any other business deemed urgent by the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.

 

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