27 September 2016

Final Accounts Committee 27 September 2016

To:  All Members of the Final Accounts Committee of the Exmoor National Park Authority

A meeting of the Final Accounts Committee will be held in the Committee Room, Exmoor House, Dulverton, on Tuesday 27 September 2016 at 10.00am.

The meeting will be open to the press and public subject to the passing of any resolution under s.100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

This meeting will be audio recorded.  By entering the Authority’s Committee Room and speaking during Public Question Time you are consenting to being audio recorded.

There is a Public Question Time at this meeting, when the Chairman will allow members of the public two minutes each in which to ask questions, make statements, or present a petition relating to any item on the Agenda.  Anyone wishing to ask questions should notify the Corporate Support Officer by 4pm on the working day before the meeting of the agenda item on which they wish to speak, indicating a brief summary of the matter or matters to be raised (contact details are set out above).

Members of the public may use Facebook and Twitter or other forms of social media to report on proceedings at this meeting. Anyone wishing to film part or all of the proceedings may do so unless the press and public are excluded for that part of the meeting or there is good reason not to do so. As a matter of courtesy, anyone wishing to film proceedings is asked to advise the Chairman so that those present may be made aware.  

Dr Nigel Stone
Chief Executive


1.  Apologies for Absence

2.  Declarations of Interest:  Members are asked to declare any interests they may have in relation to items on the agenda for this meeting.

3.  Minutes

(1)  To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Final Accounts Committee held on 29 September 2015 (Item 3)

(2)  To consider any Matters Arising from those Minutes.

4.  Public Question Time
The Chairman will allow members of the public to ask questions, make statements or present a petition on any matter on the Agenda for this meeting.

5.  Statement of Accounts for 2015/16

To consider the report of the Chief Finance Officer (Item 5).

Representatives from Grant Thornton will be in attendance to introduce the Audit Findings Report for 2015/16.

-To consider the Audit Findings Report for 2015/16.
-To consider and approve the Letter of Representation.
-To adopt the Statement of Accounts for 2015/16.

The Statement of Accounts to be signed by the Chairman.

6.  Any Other Business of Urgency

Details of the decisions taken at this meeting will be circulated in the formal Minutes, which the Committee will be asked to approve as a correct record at its next meeting. In the meantime, details of the decisions can be obtained from Carol Carder, Corporate Support Officer, at Exmoor House.  These documents can also be made available in alternative formats such as large print, on tape and on disc.