Reducing Emissions for First and Last Mile Light Goods Deliveries in York
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of Report: To outline the awarded funding from
DEFRA’s air quality bid, setting out plans for how this
funding will be spent to reduce emissions from delivery vehicles in
The Executive will be asked to formally accept the funding that has been awarded and ask for future procurement decisions to be delegated to the Director.
Resolved: (i) That the funding from DEFRA be accepted, to be used to address emissions associated with deliveries in the city.
(ii) That the plan for the funding, as outlined in the report, and the conditions attached to the funding, be accepted.
(iii) That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Place (in consultation with the Director of Governance or her delegated officers) to take such steps as are necessary to procure, award and enter into the resulting contracts.
(iv) That further information on implementation of the scheme, and further details of the pilot scheme, be brought to the Executive in Autumn 2021.
Reason: To support current and ongoing work to improve air quality, support development of York’s fourth Local Transport Plan, and contribute to a number of other council priorities.
Report author: Lucy Atkinson
Publication date: 21/05/2021
Date of decision: 20/05/2021
Decided at meeting: 20/05/2021 - Executive
Effective from: 25/05/2021
- Reducing emissions for first and last mile light goods deliveries Exec May 2021 PDF 448 KB View as HTML (1) 71 KB
- Annex 1 - Outline of grant spend PDF 356 KB View as HTML (2) 28 KB
- Annex 2 - Project Plan PDF 470 KB View as HTML (3) 343 KB
- Annex 3 - EIA 2021_Low emission deliveries PDF 675 KB View as HTML (4) 92 KB