Audit Committee Meeting

Council Chambers
225 East Beaver Creek Road
Richmond Hill, Ontario

Mayor David West




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- Presentation by Melanie Dugard, Principal, Grant Thornton LLP

(Please note this is a 15 minute presentation)

  • a) That the Report from Grant Thornton LLP, dated June 20, 2023,
    regarding the Communication of Audit Strategy and Results for the year ended December 31, 2022, be received.

  • a) That the 2022 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements, attached as Appendix 'A' to staff report SRCFS.23.036, be approved and published;

    b) That the Mayor and the Treasurer be authorized to sign the Financial Statements; 

    c) That the 2022 Audited Richmond Hill Public Library Board Financial Statements (to be approved by the Library Board in June 2023), attached as Appendix 'B' to staff report SRCFS.23.036, be received for information purposes.

- Presentation by Gigi Li, Director of Financial Services and Treasurer

(Please note this is a 20 minute presentation)

  • a) That all capital projects listed in Appendix 'A' to staff report SRCFS.23.033:

    1. Be closed;
    2. Projects with a net surplus of $1.02 million be returned to sources as identified; and

    b) That Budget and Funding Adjustments in the amount of $2.53 million funded from sources as identified in Appendix 'B' to staff report SRCFS.23.033 be approved;

    c) That the Status of Capital Projects List in Appendix 'F' to staff report SRCFS.23.022 be received.

  • a) That staff report SRCM.23.09 regarding the Internal Audit of Fleet Services be received for information.

  • a) That By-Law 67-23, attached as Appendix 'A' to staff report SRCFS.23.031, be enacted in order to authorize and approve cheque signing, EFT payment, wire transfers, and general banking controls, and that By-law 65-15 be repealed.