Audit and Risk Management Committee

Open Minutes



Date:                                     Tuesday 15 March 2016

Time:                                    12.30 pm

Venue:                                 Committee Room 1, Level 2, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch





Deputy Chair


Ms Sue Sheldon

Councillor Raf Manji

Councillor Lianne Dalziel

Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck

Councillor Jamie Gough

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor David East

Mr Mark Russell

Mr Michael Rondel



15 March 2016




Principal Advisor

Diane Brandish

Head of Financial Management

Tel: 941 8528


Margaret Henderson

Committee Advisor

941 8185

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Audit and Risk Management Committee

15 March 2016


Part A        Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B         Reports for Information

Part C         Decisions Under Delegation



The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

Part C



Committee Resolved ARCM/2016/00009

It was resolved on the motion of Ms Sheldon, seconded by Mr Russell that the apologies for lateness from Councillors Chen, East and Gough be accepted.


The Committee also noted the apologies from the Chief Executive and from the General Manager Finance and Commercial.

Chair Sheldon/Mr Russelll                                                                                                                                       Carried


2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.


Note:  Councillor East arrived at the meeting at 12.40pm


3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved ARCM/2016/00010

That the minutes of the Audit and Risk Management Committee meeting held on Tuesday, 23 February 2016 be confirmed subject to the names of the Mayor and Mr Rondel being deleted from the present section on the front page.

Chair Sheldon/Deputy Chairperson Manji                                                                                                        Carried


4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

There were no deputations by appointment.

5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.


6     Resolution to Exclude the Public


Committee Resolved ARCM/2016/00011

Part C

That at 12.42pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 11 to 12 of the agenda be adopted and that Julian Tan and Andrew Wilkins of Audit New Zealand remain after the public have been excluded for Item 8 of the public excluded agenda as they have knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

Deputy Chairperson Manji/Councillor Dalziel                                                                                                    Carried



The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 3.45 pm.



Meeting concluded at 3.45pm.




Sue Sheldon