Woburn Redevelopment Authority

Tina Cassidy
WRA Administrator

Dan Orr
Planner/Grant Writer

Woburn Redevelopment Authority
P.O. Box 72
Woburn, MA 01801


Thank you for your patience as we strive to continue planning efforts and perform essential departmental functions in the face of the on-going health crisis.


As of March 17, 2020, personnel are staffing the Planning Board/ Woburn Redevelopment Authority (WRA) office during regular City Hall business hours. Until City Hall reopens to the public, please refer to the tabs below for the forms and instructions needed to file subdivisions, subdivision approval not required (ANR) plans and special permit applications. Information and applications for sign grants and façade loans are available on the WRA’s webpage.

Please call the office at (781) 897-5817 if you have any questions relative to a prospective filing of any kind or to arrange for delivery of an application to City Hall.

Please direct WRA-related inquires to Mr. Dan Orr ([email protected] or 781-897-5816); all other inquiries should be directed to (781) 897-5817.

The Woburn Redevelopment Authority (WRA) is an independent municipal urban renewal authority established by the City of Woburn in 1961 in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 121B.  The WRA is governed by five members, four of whom are appointed by the Mayor and one by the Governor.  The Authority functions as the City’s community development agency under an agreement with the City of Woburn executed in 2000.


Meeting Dates & Information

The WRA typically meets on the last Tuesday of every month at 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Committee Room on the first floor of City Hall.

2020 WRA Meeting Schedule

  • January 14, 2020
  • February 11, 2020
  • March 24, 2020
  • April 28, 2020
  • May 26, 2020
  • June 23, 2020
  • September 22, 2020
  • October 27, 2020
  • November 24, 2020
  • December 8, 2020


Board Members

Donald Queenin, Chair (gubernatorial appointment)

Gary Fuller, Vice-Chair

Arthur Duffy, Treasurer

David Ryan, Assistant Treasurer

Wayne McDaniel, Secretary


Tina Cassidy

WRA Administrator

Dan Orr

City Planner / Grant Writer

Karen Smith

Mayor Galvin and the Board of Health are asking members of the community to practice strict physical distancing to save lives and contain the spread of COVID-19. For more information please visit this page