Woburn City Council – Revised

DATE 07/17/2018
TIME 6:30 pm
ADA Yes
LOCATION Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, Common Street, Woburn, MA, United States

Meeting Agenda

Original posting July 12, 2018 at 2:23 p.m. and Revised posting July 16, 2018  at 11:45 a.m.

1. Roll Call.

2. Reading of Previous Meetings Journal.

3. Communications from His Honor the Mayor:

A. Communication relative to non-opposition of a registered medical marijuana dispensary by Sanctuary Medicinals, Inc. at 130 Commerce Way.

B. Order to transfer $86,000. from Traffic Safety & Infrastructure Acct to various accounts.

4. Public Hearings:

A. NStar Electric Company d/b/a Eversource Energy for a grant of right in a way to relocate a stub pole on Campbell Street southerly side approximately 20 feet east of Main Street.

B. Jamieson Properties to amend the 1989 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended by adding a Section 31 Federal Street Smart Growth Overlay District (FS/SGOD) in accordance with the purposes of G. L. Chapter 40R.

C. Jamieson Properties to amend the Zoning Map of the City of Woburn by changing the zoning district for the property located at 14 Federal Street and 14R Federal Street from the B-D zoning district to the FS/SGOD zoning district.

D. Hill Hockey Clinic LLC for a special permit to allow for use of the legal existing nonconforming structure for a hockey training facility at 90 Blueberry Hill Road.

E. The Dough Connection Corp. for a special permit to allow for the overnight parking of petitioner’s commercial vehicles and a reduction in the required number of parking spaces at 32A, 32B and 32C Holton Street.

F. Diprio Construction Corp. for a special permit to allow for overnight parking of three commercial vehicles and accessory parking of one storage container at 271 Salem Street.

G. McDonald’s Corporation for a special permit as applicable to a restaurant with a drive-up service facility to: 1. Modify the existing restaurant with drive-up customer service facility; 2. Alter or otherwise change the signage for the existing restaurant with drive-up customer service facility; 3. Reconstruct or expand the existing building within the Groundwater Protection District; and 4. Construct the project within the Floodway and Flood Plain District, all at 187 Cambridge Road.

H. Yuying Huang, 3 Unicorn Avenue, Stoneham, Massachusetts 02180 for a special permit pursuant to 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended Section 5.1.33b to allow muscular therapy at 7 Montvale Avenue #15.

I. Sports Management Services, Inc. to amend the Zoning Map by changing the zoning district for parcels of land on Garfield Avenue from R-2/I-G to R-2.

J. Seaver Properties LLC to amend the Zoning Map of the City of Woburn by changing the zoning district from R-2/O-P to R-3 for the entire parcel of land known as North Maple and Monks; Monks Street; Hinkley Monks; Warren-Mishawum Avenue; Mishawum and Dexter Avenue and Hinkley Street, Woburn, Massachusetts, to the centerlines of North Maple; Monks Street and Mishawum Avenue and Dexter Avenue.

K. Alderman Richard Gately to amend the 1985 Zoning Ordinances, as amended, relative to naming streets in memory of military veterans killed in action.

5. Citizen’s Participation: None.

6. Committee Reports:

A. Order to amend the 1989 Woburn Municipal Code, as amended, Sections 13.2.35 and 13.3.9 relative to water and sewer rates. (OTP)

B. Order to transfer $67,000. from JMS Roof Acct to Clapp School Demo Acct. (OTP)

C. Order to amend Municipal Code relative to liability insurance for Special Event Permits. (OTP)

7. New Petitions:

A. Dole & Bailey, Inc., 16 Conn Street to extend special permit to build out retail area.

B. Madison Woburn Holdings LLC, 369 Washington Street for minor modification to include gross floor area of mezzanine.

C. NStar Electric Company and Verizon New England for grant of right in a way to relocate two joint occupancy poles on Crossman Road.

D. Footworx Reflexology Spa LLC for special permit to allow therapeutic massage at 186 Cambridge Road.

E. Sanctuary Medicinals Inc. for special permit to allow medicinal marijuana treatment center and reduction in parking at 130 Commerce Way.

8. Communications and Reports:

A. Woburn Council on Aging Director’s Report and meeting minutes for May 2018.

B. Parking Clerk report for May 2018.

C. Building Commissioner quarterly nuisance property report.

D. City Clerk relative to notice of litigation.

E. Notice of appeal to Energy Facilities Siting Board by NStar Electric Company dba Eversource Energy of denial of petition for grant of right in a way in Lake Avenue, Pickering Street, Border Street, Cross Street, Washington Street and Montvale Avenue.

F. A.L. Prime Energy Consultant, Inc. for approval of Easement Agreement on Hill Street.

G. Joan Collins relative to Pearl Street subdivision.

9. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings: None.

10. Appointments and Elections: None.

11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:

A. Order calling State Primary Election for September 4, 2018.

B. Order appointing poll workers for September 2018 to August 2019.

C. Order to review special permit granted to 4-K Realty Trust for construction of apartment building at 27 Montvale Avenue.

D. Order to establish no heavy commercial trucking restriction on Mountain Street.

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