Decision details

Air Quality Improvement Measures: Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To agree for Brent’s involvement in the Rapid Charging Infrastructure Project and a project to deliver on-street residential charge points in lamp columns

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

16.1    Brent Council’s continued involvement in the GULCS for the Rapid Charging Infrastructure Project and the project to provide on-street electric vehicle charge points in residential locations, be approved;

 

16.2    Brent Council’s participation in a collaborative procurement led by Transport for London (TfL) and London Councils using the Crown Commercial Services Traffic Management Technology 2 Framework Agreement in order to select a single supplier to install, manage and maintain electric vehicle charge points in lamp columns in Brent, be approved;

 

16.3    The collaborative procurement exercise detailed in 15.2 above be exempt from the normal requirements of Brent Council’s Contract Standing Orders and Financial Regulations for good operational and/or financial reasons in accordance with the Contract Standing Order 84(a) and 85(c) for the reasons detailed in paragraphs 6.8 and 11.2.3 of the report, be agreed;

 

16.4    The provision and installation of electric vehicle charge points in lamp columns to serve residents with no access to off-street parking now and in the future (subject to funding), be authorised in principle;

 

16.5    The Strategic Director Regeneration and Environment, in consultation with the Lead Member for Environment, be authorised to undertake any necessary statutory and non-statutory consultations and consider any objections or representations regarding the installation of rapid charge points at on and off-street locations in Brent now and in the future (subject to funding), with consultation results referred to Highways Committee to determine the outcome of the responses;

 

16.6    The intention to commence a procurement using a mini-competition under the TfL Rapid Charge Point Concession Framework for the installation of electric vehicle rapid charge points, be noted; and

 

16.7    Authority to award contracts following mini-competitions under the frameworks detailed in 15.2 and 15.6 above to the successful bidders of the Rapid Charging Infrastructure Project and the project to provide on-street electric vehicle charge points in residential locations for the reasons detailed in paragraphs 11.1.8 and 11.2.6, be delegated to the Strategic Director Regeneration and Environment, in consultation with the Lead Member for Environment.

 

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Grace Eminton, Transport Planner Email: grace.eminton@brent.gov.uk Tel: 0208 937 5245.

Report author: Grace Eminton

Publication date: 16/01/2018

Date of decision: 15/01/2018

Decided at meeting: 15/01/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/01/2018

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