Notice of a public meeting of

Shareholder Committee



Councillors Widdowson (Chair) and D'Agorne



Monday, 6 September 2021



4.30 pm



The Snow Room - Ground Floor, West Offices (G035)







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 3 - 4)


To approve and sign the minutes of the last meeting of the Committee held on 25 March 2021.




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, Yorwaste Ltd Finance Update:

·        Annex 2: Yorwaste detailed financial review


(ii) Agenda Item 6, YPO and YPO Procurement Holdings Ltd Finance Update:

·        Annex A: YPO Financial Performance Review

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


(iii)        Agenda item 7, City of York Trading Ltd Update:

·        Annex A: CYT Performance Update Sept 2021


(iv)        Agenda item 8, Veritau Limited Business Update:

·        Appendix 1,  Veritau Group Annual Report 2020/21

·        Appendix 2, Veritau Group Management Accounts 1/4/21 to 31/7/21 (4 Months)


(v) Agenda Item 9, Make It York (MIY) Update:

·        Annex 5, Management Accounts for the 20/21 Financial Year


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. The deadline for registering at this meeting is at 5.00pm on Thursday 2 September 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 Democracy Officer for the meeting whose details can be found at the foot of the agenda.


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5.          Yorwaste Ltd Finance Update 

(Pages 5 - 12)


Committee Members will receive reports from Yorwaste outlining the financial performance for the year ended 31 March 2021 and trading update for the first quarter of 2021/22.




6.          YPO and YPO Procurement Holdings Ltd Finance Update 

(Pages 13 - 32)


Committee Members are asked to consider a report from YPO outlining the latest financial performance.




7.          City of York Trading Ltd Update 

(Pages 33 - 40)


Committee Members are asked to consider the City of York Trading Ltd’s performance update.




8.          Veritau Limited Business Update 

(Pages 41 - 60)


To receive Veritau Group’s Annual Report for 2020/21 and performance to date in 2021/22.




9.          Make It York (MIY) Update 

(Pages 61 - 114)


To consider reports from Make It York (MIY) outlining the company’s financial performance for the year ended 31 March 2021 and trading update for the first quarter of 2021/22.




10.      Work Plan 

(Pages 115 - 116)


To consider the Committee’s Work Plan for the remainder of the municipal year.




11.      Urgent Business 



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




Democracy Officer:

Name: Fiona Young

Contact details:

·        Telephone – (01904) 551088

·        Email –






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.