Issue details

Issue details

Go Ultra Low Oxford grant funding

This report details grant funding which the Council has applied for from Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).  The aim of the programme is to increase uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles through support for individuals, provision of enabling infrastructure. Air quality will be improved with around twenty-five tonnes additional tonnes of NO2 emissions avoided by 2021. The total programme value is up to £9 million.


Our partners in this bid are Oxfordshire County Council, the University of Oxford, Oxford Brookes, the Energy Savings Trust, the Transport Studies Unit and BMW Group/Eluminocity. A several months’ long negotiation was expected following award announcement in Dec or January. It only now been indicated that a rapid process for final negotiation of grant terms is desired by OLEV.


The report seeks project approval and delegated authority to enter into a grant agreement should funding be approved.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure, income or savings of £500,000 or greater;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/12/2015

Decision due: 11 Feb 2016 by City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Lead member: Planning, Transport and Regulatory Services

Lead director: Head of Community Services

Department: Community Services

Contact: Mairi Brookes, OxFutures Programme Manager Email: Tel: 01865 252212.


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