Agenda item - Electric vehicle charging point installation update

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Agenda item

Electric vehicle charging point installation update

Report of the Executive Director, Economy, Environment & Culture

Decision:

1)             That Committee notes progress with the installation of over 200 lamp post chargers and that in November 2019 the council submitted a further successful bid for 5 fast chargers (£37k) of funding and a further bid for 12 fast chargers (£82K) has been awarded this month.

 

2)             That Committee notes the outcome of consultation with residents living close to the location of fast and rapid taxi chargers and notes the specific locations and infrastructure designs for rapid taxi chargers following discussions on local grid capacity with UK Power Networks.

Minutes:

24.1      The Committee considered a report of the Executive Director, Economy, Environment & Culture that updated on progress with installing lamp post chargers in areas of the city with no off-street parking. Following discussions with UK Power Networks it also informed the Committee of the precise locations of the rapid taxi hubs and proposed infrastructure as well as the outcome of informal consultation with residents nearby and formal consultation on changes to parking restrictions. 

 

24.2      In response to questions raised by Councillor Wilkinson, the Parking Strategy & Contracts Manager explained that progress would be monitored through residents’ requests and feedback and consultation with ward councillors about the suitability of existing bays and locations of new bays.

 

24.3      RESOLVED-

 

1)             That Committee notes progress with the installation of over 200 lamp post chargers and that in November 2019 the council submitted a further successful bid for 5 fast chargers (£37k) of funding and a further bid for 12 fast chargers (£82K) has been awarded this month.

 

2)             That Committee notes the outcome of consultation with residents living close to the location of fast and rapid taxi chargers and notes the specific locations and infrastructure designs for rapid taxi chargers following discussions on local grid capacity with UK Power Networks.

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