Agendas, reports and minutes
Highland and Western Isles Valuation Joint Board
Date: Friday, 25 November 2022
Agenda: Read the Agenda
A meeting of the Highland and Western Isles Valuation Joint Board will be held in Committee Room 1, Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness on Friday, 25 November, 2022 at 10.30 a.m.
Your attendance at the meeting is invited and I append a note of the business to be transacted.
Clerk to the Board
2. Declarations of Interest
Members are asked to consider whether they have an interest to declare in relation to any item on the agenda for this meeting. Any Member making a declaration of interest should provide some information on the nature of the interest and leave the meeting at the appropriate time. Advice may be sought from Officers prior to the meeting taking place.
3. Minutes of Meeting
There are circulated, for approval, Minutes of Meeting held on 23 September, 2022.
4. Matters Arising from the Minutes
Gnothaichean Ag Èirigh on Gheàrr-chunntas
5. Revenue Budget Monitoring Statement 2022/23
Aithris Sgrùdaidh Buidseit Teachd-a-Steach 2022/23
There is circulated Report No VAL/17/22 by the Assessor and Electoral Registration Officer.
The Board is invited to comment and otherwise note the content of the report.
6. Departmental Report
There is circulated Report No VAL/18/22 by the Assessor and Electoral Registration Officer.
The Board is invited to comment and otherwise note the recent activities of the department as set out in the report.
7. Pensions Discretions Policy
There is circulated Report No. VAL/19/22 by the Assessor and Electoral Registration Officer.
The Board is invited to approve the Pensions Discretions Policy.
8. Special Leave Policy
Poileasaidh Fòrlaidh Shònraichte
There is circulated Report No. VAL/20/22 by the Assessor and Electoral Registration Officer.
The Board is invited to approve the Special Leave Policy.
9. External Annual Audit
Sgrùdadh Bliadhnail on Taobh A-muigh
9a Report to Those Charged with Governance on the 2021/22 Audit
Aithisg Dhaibhsan air a bheil Uallach airson Riaghladh air Sgrùdadh 2021/22
There is circulated Report No VAL/21/22 by the External Auditor, Grant Thornton.
The Board is invited to comment and otherwise note the report.
9b Letter of Representation 2021/22
Litir Riochdachaidh 2021/22
There is circulated Report No. VAL/22/22 a copy of the annual audit letter of representation 2021/22.
The Board is asked to agree that the letter of representation be signed by the Treasurer on behalf of the Board.
9c Audited Accounts 2021/22
Cunntasan Sgrùdaichte 2021/22
The Audited Statement of Accounts (Report No. VAL/23/22) for the financial year 2021/22 are available for viewing at the following weblink:-
The Treasurer will respond to any matters arising from the Accounts.
The Board is invited to approve the Audited Accounts for signature.
10. Dates of Meetings 2023
Cinn-latha Choinneamhan 2023
The Board is invited to agree the following meeting dates for 2023:-
Tuesday, 21 March
Friday, 23 June
Friday, 22 September
Friday, 17 November
All the meetings will commence at 10.30 a.m.
11. Exclusion of the Public
Às-dùnadh a’ Phobaill
The Board is asked to resolve that, under Section 50A(4) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 & 14 of Part 1 of Schedule 7A of the Act.
12. Risk Profile Review
Ath-sgrùdadh air Geàrr-thuairisgeul Cunnairt
There will follow to Members only Report No VAL/24/22 by the Assessor and Electoral Registration Officer.
13. Post of Assessor and Electoral Registration Officer
Dreuchd Measadair agus Oifigear Clàraidh Thaghaidhean
There will follow to Members only Report No VAL/25/22 by the Clerk.
- Read the Minutes Minutes, 100.81 KB
- Item 3 - Minutes Report, 100.26 KB
- Item 5 - Revenue Budget Monitoring Statement 2022/23 Report, 151.44 KB
- Item 6 - Departmental Report Report, 152.7 KB
- Item 7 - Pensions Discretions Policy Report, 713.73 KB
- Item 8 - Special Leave Policy Report, 749.9 KB
- Item 9a - Report to Those Charged with Governance on the 2021/22 Audit Report, 4.78 MB
- Item 9b - Letter of Representation 2021/22 Report, 697.83 KB