Decision details

Acceptance of Low Emission Vehicle Infrastructure (LEVI) Funding from the Department for Transport

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek Cabinet approval to accept the Low Emission Vehicle Infrastructure (LEVI) grant funding awarded by the Department for Transport for £7,308,000.




1)   Note and accept the Urgent Officer Decision taken by the Executive Director - Place on 16 March 2023 to accept a capability fund grant allocation of £127,440 from the Department of Transport;


2)   Approve the acceptance of additional capability funding allocation grant of £580,560 from the Department of Transport for the period 2023 to end of March 2025;


3)   Approve the acceptance of £6.604m of capital grant – made up of £2.5m for street lighting LEVI charge point work packages and £4.104m for ‘destination’ charge point work packages, subject to successful completion of project delivery plans through consultation with the Department of Transport, and to add both work packages to the Council’s capital programme;


4)   Approve the delegation of the awarding of charge point contracts to the Executive Director - Place, in consultation with Cabinet Member for Infrastructure and Environment, subject to a competitive procurement exercise being satisfactorily completed;


5)   Approve the Council’s involvement in the East Midlands Low Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Consortium and to work with the Consortium to develop the destination charge point project delivery plan; and


6)   Approve the finalisation of both charge point work packages be delegated to the Executive Director – Place, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Infrastructure and Environment.

Report author: Joanna Jackson

Publication date: 23/11/2023

Date of decision: 23/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 23/11/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 01/12/2023

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