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Venue: Shrewsbury/Oswestry Room, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND. View directions

Contact: Emily Marshall  Committee Officer

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.

 

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To receive the minutes of the Joint Committee meeting held on 2nd march 2021.

 

Copy attached marked 2.

 

3.

Public Questions

To receive any question or petitions from the public, notice of which has been given in accordance with Procedure Rule 14.  The deadline for this meeting is 10.00 a.m. on 24th Septmeber 2021.

4.

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Members are reminded that they must not participate in the discussion or voting on any matter in which they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest and should leave the room prior to the commencement of the debate.

 

5.

Supplier Contracts

The Director of West Mercia Energy Joint Committee will provide a verbal update in line with the West Mercia Energy Joint Committee Standing Orders.

6.

Statement of Accounts 2020/21 and Annual Governance Statement 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Report of the Treasurer for West Mercia Energy Joint Committee

 

Contact: James Walton (01743258915)

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

a)             That the Letter of Representation to be signed by the Chairman and submitted by the Treasurer be noted.

 

b)             That the finalised Statement of Accounts 2020/21 to be signed by the Chairman and the Treasurer be noted.

 

c)             That the Annual Governance Statement 2020/21 be noted.

 

7.

External Audit - Audit Findings Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 211 KB

Report from the External Auditor for The West Mercia Energy Joint Committee

 

Report: John Fletcher, WR Partners -  jfletcher@wrpartners.co.uk

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the contents of the audit findings report presented by WR Partners be considered and endorsed, to date, noting that they are incomplete.

 

8.

Internal Audit Annual Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 597 KB

Report from the Head of Audit for The West Mercia Energy Joint Committee

 

Contact: Ceri Pilawski (01743257739)

Decision:

 

 

1.            That performanceagainst the AuditPlan for the year ended 31 March 2021 be considered and endorsed.

 

2.           That the systemof governance, risk managementandinternal controlis operatingeffectivelyand canberelied upon when consideringthe AnnualGovernanceStatementfor2020/21 be considered and endorsed.

 

3.           The Head of Auditsreasonableyear end opiniononWest Mercia Energys governance, risk managementandinternal control environmentfor2020/21 based onthe work undertaken and managementresponses received be endorsed.

 

 

9.

Distribution Of Surplus pdf icon PDF 264 KB

Report of the Treasurer for West Mercia Energy Joint Committee

 

Contact: James Walton (01743258915)

 

Decision:

 

That the Joint Committee approve the deferral of the distribution of surplus until the next Joint Committee.

 

10.

Risk Management Update pdf icon PDF 482 KB

Report of The Director of The West Mercia Energy Joint Committee

 

Contact: Nigel Evans (0333101 4353)

Decision:

That consideration of this item be deferred to a future meeting.

11.

Exclusion Of Press And Public

To consider a resolution under Section 100 (A) of the Local Government Act 1972 that the proceedings in relation to the following items shall not be conducted in public on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined by the provisions of Schedule 12A of the Act.

12.

Exempt Minutes

To approve the exempt Minutes of the meeting held on 2nd March 2021.

 

13.

Update On Business Plan And Trading Performance To Date 2021/22

Report of The Director of The West Mercia Energy Joint Committee

 

Contact: Nigel Evans (0333101 4353)

Decision:

 

                           That recommendations B-F contained within the exempt report be approved.

14.

Green Energy Update

Report of The Director of The West Mercia Energy Joint Committee

 

Contact: Nigel Evans (0333101 4353)

Decision:

That consideration of the report be deferred until a future meeting.

15.

Energy Governance, Accountability, Risk and Reporting Policy

Report of The Director of The West Mercia Energy Joint Committee

 

Contact: Nigel Evans (0333101 4353)

Decision:

That consideration of the report be deferred until a future meeting.

 

16.

Date of Next Meeting

To confirm the date of the next meeting of the West Mercia Energy Joint Committee.  

 

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