Woburn City Council

DATE 08/14/2018
TIME 6:30 pm
ADA Yes
LOCATION Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, Common Street, Woburn, MA, United States

Meeting Agenda

1. Roll Call.

2. Reading of Previous Meetings Journal.

3. Communications from His Honor the Mayor:

A. Order to establish 40R Zoning Overlay District at 300 Mishawum Road.

B. Order for Loan Order in the amount of $5,000,000. for cleaning and relining water mains.

4. Public Hearings:

A. NStar Electric Company d/b/a Eversource Energy and Verizon New England Inc. for a grant of right in a way to relocate two poles on Crossman.

B. 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. [Request to withdraw filed]

C. Footworx Reflexology Spa LLC for a special permit to modify hours of operation for therapeutic massage 186 Cambridge Road.

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. Sanctuary Medicinals Inc. for a special permit to allow for a Medicinal Marijuana Treatment Center, and 2. Reduction in required parking at 130 Commerce Way.

F. Woburn Foreign Motors for a special permit for approval of a new site plan at 394R Washington Street.

G. Alderman Michael Anderson and Alderman Edward Tedesco to further amend the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances relative to maximum residential density in the Commerce Way Corridor Overlay District.

H. Relative to accepting the relinquishment and revoking the Inflammable Licenses held by ABC Supply Co., 8 Draper Street; and J. Shannon & Sons, 298 Lexington Street.

I. To determine whether property located at 425 Main Street is a nuisance as the terms are used in M.G.L. Ch. 139, Sec 1.

5. Citizen’s Participation: None.

6. Committee Reports:

A. Order to transfer $86,000. from Traffic Safety & Infrastructure to various accounts. (OTP)

B. Order to transfer $700,000. from Unreserved Fund Balance Acct to Road Improvements Acct (OTP)

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

7. New Petitions:

A. CARES Foundation for special event permit to allow walk at Horn Pond on October 21, 2018.

B. Cellco Partnership dba Verizon Wireless for grant of right in a way to install wireless communication antenna on pole adjacent to 550 Main Street.

C. Cellco Partnership dba Verizon Wireless for grant of right in a way to install wireless communication antenna on pole adjacent to 14 Industrial Parkway.

D. JianPing Lin for special permit to allow therapeutic massage and spa at 546 Main Street.

E. 283 Salem Street, LLC for special permit to allow accessory storage of 10 commercial motor vehicles and outside storage of materials or equipment at 4 Draper Street.

F. Monroe Tractor & Implement Co., Inc. for special permit to allow automobile and truck garage and reduction in required off-street parking at 192 New Boston Street.

G. Madison Woburn Holdings LLC for special permit to allow amended site plan at 369 Washington Street.

H. Terrafugia, Inc. for special permit to allow overnight parking of one commercial vehicle and construction of a building in Flood Plain District at 23 Rainin Road a/k/a 23 Mack Road.

8. Communications and Reports:

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

B. Parking Clerk report for June 2018.

C. City Solicitor relative to an Order to discontinue a portion of Middle Street.

D. City Solicitor relative to Confirmatory Conservation Restriction at 13 West Dexter Avenue.

E. United Steelworkers relative to a request for a moratorium on new and replacement gas line projects.

9. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings: None.

10. Appointments and Elections: None.

11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:

A. Resolve relative to inspections and permitting of National Grid gas line installation projects during employee lockout.

B. Resolve MassDOT street repairs on Salem Street at Washington Street and Carlena Terrace.

C. Resolve Committee on Special Permits review of New Creek II LLC special permits relative to fence and tree work at 425 Washington Street.

D. Resolve Committee on Special Permits review of Madison Woburn Holdings LLC and Woburn Foreign Motors special permits relative to mitigation requirements at 369 Washington Street, 394 Washington Street and 394R Washington Street.

E. Order Committee on Infrastructure review steps to place land at former Spence Farm not used for school purposes under Article 97 protection.

F. Order City Engineer advise on status of Montvale Avenue widening and Salem Street bridge projects.

G. Order communication to Mayor relative to grant of location in right of way petitions.

H. Order Committee on Liaison to review MGL Ch. 85, Sec. 17A relative to soliciting from vehicles on public way.

I. Order to amend 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances relative to conversion of significant historic building or structure.

J. Order to amend 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances relative to overnight parking in a buffer zone adjacent to residential zoning district.

K. Order to amend 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances relative to definitions of gross floor area and net floor area.

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