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File #: 21-0129    Name:
Type: Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/17/2020 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 4/27/2021 Final action:
Title: Receipt and Endorsement of the City of Alexandria Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Readiness Strategy.
Attachments: 1. 21-0129_Alexandria_EVRS_DRAFT_03.16.2021, 2. 21-0129_Presentation_ EVRS, 3. 21-0129_Factsheet_ EVRS_04.06.2021
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM


DATE: APRIL 21, 2021

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Receipt and Endorsement of the City of Alexandria Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Readiness Strategy.
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ISSUE: Consideration of a City of Alexandria Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Readiness Strategy.

RECOMMENDATION: The City Council receive and endorse the City of Alexandria Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Readiness Strategy (Attachment 1).

BACKGROUND: The purpose of the Alexandria Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Readiness Strategy (EVRS) is to identify strategic recommendations for the City to support deploying electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the Alexandria community. The development of the EVRS is an action identified in the City's Environmental Action Plan 2040 to achieve the City's greenhouse gas emission targets and goals. Moreover, the EVRS supports advancing many of the smart mobility goals under consideration in the City's Alexandria Mobility Plan. City staff have worked closely with a consultant team to develop the EVRS to accomplish the following objectives:

* Evaluate projections for current and future electric vehicle charging infrastructure needs;
* Recommend locations for publicly-accessible charging infrastructure with integration into a broader regional electric vehicle charging infrastructure network;
* Recommend charging infrastructure options, including hardware, business ownership, operation models, interoperability, and operations and maintenance solutions;
* Review the City's zoning, codes, permitting, and inspection codes, along with development processes and requirements, to recommend updated or new language to promote and anticipate electric vehicle charging needs; and
* Recommend policies, approaches, and synergies for locating electric vehicle charging infrastructure at bu...

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