Decision details

Green Recovery Fund – Public Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval to accept and spend the grant funding offer from the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) under the Green Recovery Fund to develop and implement electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure.

Decision:

That Cabinet:

1.      Authorised the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing Services and Energy, and the Chief Finance Officer to accept up to £2,410,000 Green Recovery Fund grant awarded by WECA to South Gloucestershire Council and Bath and North East Somerset Council and to transfer or spend those monies as directed by South Gloucestershire Council and Bath and North East Somerset Council.

2.      Authorised the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing Services and Energy, and the Chief Finance Officer to enter into a grant agreement to accept and spend up to £2,500,000 Green Recovery Fund grant awarded by WECA to Bristol City Council to deliver electric vehicle infrastructure as outlined in this report.

3.      Authorised the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing Services and Energy to procure, agree the terms of and enter into any contract(s) (which may be over £500,000) required for the delivery of electric vehicle infrastructure to be funded by the Green Recovery Fund grant award.

Report author: Helen Reed

Publication date: 06/02/2024

Date of decision: 06/02/2024

Decided at meeting: 06/02/2024 - Cabinet

Effective from: 14/02/2024

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