Oxfordshire Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (OXLEVI) Programme
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Councillor Andrew Prosser, Executive Member for Climate Change, introduced the report, which sought to approve the submission of the countywide Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (LEVI) Stage 2 application, to install electric vehicle (EV) charging Infrastructure in West Oxfordshire.
Councillor Andrew Prosser proposed that the Executive agree to the recommendations as listed on the report. This was seconded by Councillor Lidia Arciszewska, was put to a vote, and was agreed unanimously by the Executive.
The Executive Resolved to:
- Delegate authority to the Council’s Director of Finance, in consultation with the Executive Members for Finance and Climate Change to:
i. Approve Oxfordshire County Council’s (OCC’s) submission of a stage 2 application to the Office for Zero Emissions Vehicles for Oxfordshire’s allocation of £3.655 million LEVI funding;
ii. Approve that OCC accept and spend LEVI funds in accordance with the submitted proposal;
iii. Approve that OCC tender for EV charging contracts in Oxfordshire; the tender will be a joint tender on behalf of all Oxfordshire County and district councils, which OCC will lead;
iv. Approve that WODC enter directly into the contract with the Charge Point Operator (CPO) following the tender process and completion of full feasibility studies and sign off at the OXLEVI Programme Board.
Report author: Hannah Kenyon
Publication date: 17/11/2023
Date of decision: 15/11/2023
Decided at meeting: 15/11/2023 - Executive
Effective from: 26/11/2023