Unaudited annual accounts

ARGYLL AND BUTE COUNCIL

Unaudited Annual Accounts for the period from 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017

Public notice is given in accordance with the Local Authority Accounts (Scotland) Regulations 2014, that:

(a)   Copies of the Unaudited Annual Accounts of Argyll and Bute Council and applicable charities for the period from 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017 will be available for public inspection in the offices of the Council at the following locations;

Council Headquarters, Kilmory, Lochgilphead; Manse Brae, Lochgilphead; Hill Street, Dunoon; Burnet Building, Campbeltown; Municipal Buildings, Albany Street, Oban; Eaglesham House, Mount Pleasant Road, Rothesay; Jamieson Street, Bowmore; Breadalbane Street, Tobermory; Crossapol, Tiree (restricted hours); Helensburgh and Lomond Civic Centre, East Clyde Street, Helensburgh.

A copy of the Unaudited Annual Accounts will also be available on the following website: https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/council-and-government/financial-statements

The Unaudited Annual Accounts will be open to Public Inspection during business hours from Monday 3rd July 2017 until Friday 21st July 2017 inclusive.

(b)  Any person interested may inspect a copy of the annual accounts to be audited, all books, deeds contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts related thereto, and may take copies of any or all parts of the accounts;

(c)  Any person interested may object to the annual accounts or to any part of those statements, no later than Monday 24th July 2017, by:

   (1)  sending their objection in writing, together with a statement of the grounds thereof  to David McConnell, Assistant Director, Audit Scotland, 4th Floor Suite, The Athenaeum Building, 8 Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow, G2 1BT and;

   (2)  sending their objection in writing, together with a statement of the grounds thereof to the Controller of Audit, 4th Floor, 102 West Port, Edinburgh, EH3 9DN and;

   (3)  sending a copy of that objection and statement to the authority and to any officer of the authority who may be concerned, both at Strategic Finance, Council Headquarters, Kilmory, Lochgilphead, PA31 8RT.

(d)  The auditor shall, if requested by the person objecting, the authority, or by any officer of the authority who may be concerned, afford to that person or authority or officer, as the case may be, an opportunity of appearing before and being heard by the auditor with respect to that objection; and any such person or officer may so appear and be heard either personally or by a representative.

Cleland Sneddon
Chief Executive
15 June 2017