Issue - meetings

Adoption of Fleet Management Strategy

Meeting: 21/09/2021 - Cabinet (Item 43)

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Report of the Strategic Director

Presented by the Community Services Portfolio Holder


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Councillor A Woodman presented the report and outlined how the fleet could achieve zero carbon emissions by 2030.


Members supported the pragmatic approach.


It was moved by Councillor A Woodman, seconded by Councillor N Rushton and




a)     The fleet management strategy, recommendations and action plan within Annex A be approved.


b)     The allocation of resources and a related procurement exercise to fund the initial 3 year fleet replacement plan (outlined in sections 5 and 6 of this report) be agreed.


c)     The allocation of resources to switch to an alternative fuel (outlined in sections 2 and 6 split across the housing revenue account and the general fund) be agreed.


d)     Authority be delegated to the Head of Community Services, in consultation with the portfolio holder and Head of Finance, to award contracts for the fleet replacement programme within the approved budget scheme.



Reason for decision: To enable the Council to procure replacement vehicles and reduce CO2 emission across the fleet, embracing the Council’s Zero Carbon commitments.