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Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Fund (LEVI) Bid

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To note the Stage 2 bid for Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Fund (LEVI) funding and to seek approval to accept and spend the funding.


That Cabinet

1.      Noted the submission of the Stage 2 LEVI bid.



2.      Authorised the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the s151 Officer and the Cabinet Members for Transport and Housing Services and Energy to:

i.                    accept any grant awarded from the LEVI fund to the council (and enter into any grant agreements and other agreements required to accept the grant funding with central government and/or WECAand/or the other WoE authorities and

ii.                   spend such grant funding in accordance with the objectives of the LEVI fund set out in this report, including procuring and entering into all necessary contracts for goods, services or works up to the limit of the grant funding including a contract for the supply of EV charge points and infrastructure with a potential duration of up to 15 years

3.      Authorised the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration to invoke any subsequent extensions/variations specifically defined in the contract(s) being awarded, up to the maximum budget envelope outlined in this report.

4.      Authorised the Head of Strategic Procurement & Supplier Relations to approve appropriate procurement routes to market where these are not yet fully defined in this report, or if changes to procurement routes are subsequently required.

Report author: Adam Crowther

Publication date: 05/03/2024

Date of decision: 05/03/2024

Decided at meeting: 05/03/2024 - Cabinet

Effective from: 13/03/2024

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