Corporate Governance, Audit and Standards Committee - Wednesday, 31st January, 2024 7.00 pm - Agenda

Venue: Council Offices, Farnborough

Contact: Committee Administrator, Adele Taylor  Email: adele.taylor@rushmoor.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting held on 27th November, 2023 (copy attached).

2.

Appointments

To confirm the appointment of Cllr D.E. Clifford as a Member of the Corporate Governance, Audit and Standards Committee in place of Cllr A. Adeola for the remainder of the 2023/24 Municipal Year in accordance with arrangements to secure political balance.

3.

Polling Districts and Polling Places Review 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider the Corporate Manager – Democracy Report  No. DEM2401 (copy attached) which sets out proposals for Rushmoor’s polling districts and places for adoption following a statutory review carried out through the Council’s Elections Group. The Chairman of the Elections Group (Cllr Calum Stewart) will be in attendance at the meeting.

4.

Pay Policy Statement and Gender Pay Gap pdf icon PDF 352 KB

To consider the Executive Director’s Report No. PEO2402 (copy attached), which seeks approval for the Pay Policy Statement for 2024/25 for recommendation to full Council and to note the Gender Pay Gap report.

5.

Rushmoor Development Partnership Progress Review pdf icon PDF 88 KB

To consider the Executive Director’s Report as Council Shareholder on the latest progress review received from the Rushmoor Development Partnership (RDP). Report No. ED2401 (copy attached).

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6.

Annual Capital Strategy 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 173 KB

To consider the Executive Head of Finance’s Report No. FIN2401 (copy attached) which seeks approval of the Council’s Annual Capital Strategy for the year 2024/25 to 2026/27 and Prudential Indicators for 2024/25 for submission to the Council on 22nd February 2024.

7.

Annual Treasury Management Strategy and Annual Non-Treasury Management Investment Strategy 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 884 KB

To consider the Executive Head of Finance’s Report No. FIN2402 (copy attached) which seeks approval of a Treasury Management Strategy and Non-Treasury Investment Strategy (Investment Strategy) for 2024/25 for submission to the Council on 22nd February 2024

8.

Annual Statement of Accounts/External Audit Opinion - Update pdf icon PDF 2 MB

The Executive Head of Finance to update the Committee, including a letter from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) in respect of proposals to clear the backlog of local audits (copy of letter attached).

9.

Internal Audit - Audit Update pdf icon PDF 253 KB

To receive the Audit Manager’s Report No. AUD2401 (copy attached) which provides an update on the 2023/24 Audit Plan.

10.

Selection of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To consider the Chief Executive’s Report No. DEM2402 (copy attached), which sets out the current position on the selection process for the Mayor and Deputy Mayor for the 2024/25 Municipal Year.

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