MINUTES OF FARNHAM PARISH MEETING
Tuesday 9 April 2019
At St Oswald’s Church
The Chairman welcomed all attendees, including HBC Councilor Zoe Metcalfe, who was also standing in for NYCC Councillor Duxbury.
Apologies for absence were read out and the meeting was quorate.
3. There were no declarations of interest.
4. MINUTES of MEETING of 2 October 2018
Bryan Dixon proposed and Michael Taylor seconded a motion accepting the minutes as a true record of the previous meeting. This was passed unanimously.
5. MATTERS ARISING
All matters included elsewhere on the agenda.
6. TREASURERS REPORT
6.1 Internal Audit Report
The Treasurer reported that Barrie Cawood had carried out his internal audit work for 2018/19 and his signed report confirms that everything is in order and he has no queries. Bryan Dixon then proposed and Peter Linney seconded a motion accepting the internal audit report. This was passed unanimously.
6.2 Approval of Annual Governance Statement
The Treasurer reminded the Meeting that the Meeting was required to review the system of internal control and then approve the Annual Governance Statements in the Annual Return before it approves the Accounting Statements. She reported that the key risks and the systems in place to manage them have not changed as there have been no changes in the circumstances or in the nature of Parish expenditure.
Anne Wylie then proposed and Derek Wood seconded a motion to approve the Annual Governance Statement for 2018/19. This was passed unanimously.
6.3 The Meeting then discussed the detailed Accounting Statements which the Treasurer presented and explained. Anthony Turner then proposed and Alan Edmonds seconded a motion approving the Accounting Statements for 2018/19. This was passed unanimously.