Notice of a public meeting of

Shareholder Committee



Councillors Widdowson (Chair) and D'Agorne



Thursday, 4 March 2021



4.30 pm



Remote Meeting





1.          Declarations of Interest 



At this point in the meeting Members are asked to declare:

·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 1 - 6)


To approve and sign the minutes of the last meeting of the Committee held on 5 November 2020.





3.          Exclusion of Press and Public 

To consider excluding the public and press from the meeting

during consideration of the following items:


(i)   Agenda item 5, Veritau Limited Business Update:


·        Appendix A: 2019-20 Veritau Group Annual Report


(ii)  Agenda item 6, City of York Trading Ltd Update


·        Annex 1: Annual Business Plan 2021–22 (including

performance update for 2020/21 to date). (To follow)

·        Annex 2: Annual Budget 2021-22. (To follow)




(iii)      Agenda Item 7, Yorwaste Trading Update


·        Yorwaste CYC Shareholder Review


(iv)      Agenda Item 8, Make It York (MIY) - Managing Director's Report


·        Appendix A: Current and forecast position for the business between now and March 2025.


(iv)      Agenda Item 9, YPO and YPO Procurement Holdings Ltd Finance Update


·        Annex A: YPO 2020 Performance Review

·        Annex B: YPO Procurement Holdings Ltd Business & Trading Report March 2021


On the grounds that these contain information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).  This information is classed as exempt under Paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to information) (Variation) Order 2006.





4.          Public Participation 

At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.


Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to

2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the

management of public participation at remote meetings. The

deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Tuesday 2 March 2021.


To register to speak please visit to fill out an online

registration form. If you have any questions about the

registration form or the meeting, please contact the relevant

Democracy Officer, on the details at the foot of the agenda.



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5.          Veritau Limited Business Update 

(Pages 7 - 30)


This report provides a business update and asks Members to note the company’s performance in 2020/21 to date and the 2021/22 business plan.





6.          City of York Trading Ltd Update 

(Pages 31 - 34)


This report provides the Company’s updated business plan for 2021/2022, (including performance update for 2020/21 to date and the Company’s Annual Budget for 2021-22, to follow)





7.          Yorwaste Trading Update 

(Pages 35 - 46)


This report provides Members with a trading update for Yorwaste.





8.          Make It York (MIY) - Managing Director's Report 

(Pages 47 - 60)


This paper outlines MIY’s work since the last Shareholder Committee meeting in November 2020 and provides detailed analysis of MIY’s current financial position, together with a range of forecasts for future years.





9.          YPO and YPO Procurement Holdings Ltd Finance Update 

(Pages 61 - 76)


Members are asked to consider reports from YPO outlining the financial performance for the year ended 31st December 2020.








10.      Shareholder Committee Work Plan to March 2022 

(Pages 77 - 82)


This paper presents the future plan of reports expected to be presented to the Committee during the forthcoming year to March 2022.





11.      Urgent Business 



Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.




Democracy Officer:

Name: Louise Cook

Contact details:

·        Telephone – (01904) 551031

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For more information about any of the following please contact the Democracy Officer responsible for servicing this meeting:


·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats


Contact details are set out above.