Agenda and minutes

Special, Audit Committee
Wednesday, 30 April 2008 6:00 pm, NEW

Venue: Jeffery Room, The Guildhall

Contact: Barbel Gale  01604 837358 or Email: bgale@northampton.gov.uk

Note: Special 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Minutes:

There were none.

2.

Deputations / Public Addresses

Minutes:

There were none.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

Councillor Hawkins noted that she was a member of the Portfolio Support Team on the Balloon Festival but did not regard this as a personal or prejudicial interest.

4.

Exclusion of Public and Press

THE CHAIR TO MOVE:

“THAT THE PUBLIC AND PRESS BE EXCLUDED FROM THE REMAINDER OF THE MEETING ON THE GROUNDS THAT THERE IS LIKELY TO BE DISCLOSURE TO THEM OF SUCH CATEGORIES OF EXEMPT INFORMATION AS DEFINED BY SECTION 100(1) OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 AS LISTED AGAINST SUCH ITEMS OF BUSINESS BY REFERENCE TO THE APPROPRIATE PARAGRAPH OF SCHEDULE 12A TO SUCH ACT.”

Minutes:

The Chair moved that the Public and Press be excluded from the remainder of the meeting on the grounds that there was likely to be disclosure to them of such categories of exempt information as defined by Section 100(1) of the Local Government Act 1972 as listed against such items of business by reference to the appropriate paragraph of Schedule 12A to such Act.

 

The Motion was Carried.

5.

Balloon Festival Process Update

Presented By: T Hall, Corporate Manager for Community Safety, Leisure & Town Centre Operations

Minutes:

The Corporate Manager for Community Safety, Leisure & Town Centre Operations presented the report showing the financial risks involved with the Balloon Festival 2008.  The Committee then had a discussion on risks connected to the 2008 festival.  The Committee noted that the proper financial controls had been put in place to monitor the risks involved with this festival.

 

RESOLVED:                        That the report be noted.