Decision - Electric vehicle charge point update
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Electric vehicle charge point update
Decision Maker: Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To update Committee on progress in expanding
the electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and a successful new
bid for funding. To seek permission to procure additional electric
vehicle charge points.
1) That Committee notes the submission of further successful bids for funding for electric vehicle charge points from central government and progress in expanding the charging network as well as the growth in demand and charging activity.
2) That Committee delegates authority to the Executive Director for Economy Environment and Culture to take all steps necessary to procure and award a new concession contract – following a briefing to the Procurement Advisory Board before the specification and award criteria are finalised to enable members to comment on the proposed approach – subdivided into three lots for the supply, installation, maintenance and operation of electric vehicle charge points for a term of ten years, and requests annual reports back to this committee on progress in expanding the electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
3) That Committee delegates authority to the Executive Director for Economy Environment and Culture to approve an extension to the contract referred to in 2.2 above for a period of up to five years following the initial ten-year term, subject to satisfactory performance by the concessionaire(s) and following a briefing to the Procurement Advisory Board.
Report author: Paul Nicholls
Publication date: 19/01/2023
Date of decision: 17/01/2023
Decided at meeting: 17/01/2023 - Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee