Decision details

Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure - to agree a funding arrangement with Oxfordshire County Council

Decision Maker: Cabinet member for climate action, nature recovery and strategic partnerships

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


1.       To support Oxfordshire County Council’s (OCC) submission of a Stage 2 Application to the Office for Zero Emissions Vehicles (OZEV) by 30 November 2023 for Oxfordshire’s allocation of c£3.6million Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (LEVI) funding, to help to deliver the aims and objectives of the Oxfordshire Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy (See Appendix 1).


2.       To agree the decision to receive LEVI grant funding from OCC to cover capital and revenue costs, resources and legal fees required to carry out the relevant property due diligence and negotiation of leases, licences and easements/wayleaves on the land, associated with the installation of chargepoints.


3.       If the OCC funding submission is successful, to delegate to the Head of Development and Corporate Landlord, in consultation with the Head of Finance and the Head of Legal and Democratic, and the Leader of the Council:

         negotiation and completion of the final funding agreement with OCC for all LEVI funding.

         acceptance of any grant funding allocation for the council.


4.       To authorise the Head of Service for Development and Corporate Landlord to finalise locations of the chargepoints in consultation with the Lead members for Technical Services and Strategic Property.


The Oxfordshire Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy is provided as supporting evidence:

Appendix 1 - OEVIS – Oxfordshire Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy

Publication date: 14/12/2023

Date of decision: 14/12/2023

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