Audit Committee

Authority:
Resolution of Council: 1990 July 23, 1991, September 03, 1993, November 22,
AGS2003-43, 2003 September 08
AC2003-60, 2003 November 24
Procedure Bylaw: 53M94, 30M2002
Bylaw 30M2004
AC2004-31, 2004 July 26
Terms of Reference:
- Oversees and regularly reviews and assesses the relationships between the Administration, the City Auditor and External Auditor;
- Oversees performance of the External Auditor and the City Auditor;
- Oversees integrity of The City's annual Financial Statements;
- Oversees The City's system of disclosure and internal controls regarding finance, accounting, legal compliance, and Codes of Conduct;
- Oversees risk identification, analysis and management procedures to mitigate risk;
- Coordinates its governance responsibility with other Audit Committees that may be active with The City (such as Enmax);
- Oversees procedures, through the Office of the City Auditor, for the receipt, retention and treatment of complaints or allegation of wrongdoing received by The City from City employees or members of the public;
- Develops a detailed annual work plan to assist Audit Committee in discharging its governance responsibilities.
Composition:
5 Members of Council
2 Citizens (1 must be a professional accountant)
Mayor (ex-officio)
Note:
AGS2003-43 reduced the Council appointment to this Committee to 5.
Term:
1 year - Members of Council
2 years - Citizens
Meetings:
Monthly
Day .. 3rd or 4th Thursday
Time .. 9:30 a.m.
Location .. Engineering Traditions Committee Room
First Floor, City Hall
Quorum:
*4
*AC2003-60 directed that quorum be comprised of:
A minimum of 3 Members of Council, and a minimum of 1 citizen member.
Resource Staff:
Mr. R. D. MacLean, City Auditor, until 2005 February 25
268-5670

Mr. L. Tutty, External Auditor, Ernst & Young LLP

Mr. Ray Belot, Research Officer, Aldermanic Office
City of Calgary
PO Box 2100, Station M, T2P2M5
268-1534

City Manager

Chief Financial Officer

Recording Secretary:
Donna Pickard
Committee/Council Clerk
268-8081
Reports To:
Council
Notes:
*See Section 27(b) of the Procedure Bylaw. A non-member Alderman may attend a meeting and is allowed to declare an interest, vote and be counted for quorum on an agenda item.

Member Term First Appointed Expiry Date Phone Number Mailing Address
Alderman Craig Burrows, Chair 2001 2004 268-2430 City of Calgary P.O. Box 2100, Station M, T2P 2M5
Alderman Linda Fox-Mellway 2003 2004 268-2430 City of Calgary P.O. Box 2100, Station M, T2P 2M5
Alderman Dale Hodges 1983 2004 268-2430 City of Calgary P.O. Box 2100, Station M, T2P 2M5
Alderman Madeleine King 2001 2004 268-2430 City of Calgary P.O. Box 2100, Station M, T2P 2M5
Alderman Gord Lowe, Vice-Chair 2001 2004 268-2430 City of Calgary P.O. Box 2100, Station M, T2P 2M5
Mr. Roberto Geremia, Citizen 2001 2005
Mr. John L. Smeeton, Citizen 2003 2005