Woburn City Council

DATE 04/16/2019
TIME 7:00 pm
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: None.

4. New Petitions:

A. Woburn Kiwanis for a Special Event Permit to allow a carnival June 14 to 16, 2019 at Library Field.

B. Transfer of Inflammable License from New England Resins & Pigments to Brenntag Specialties, Inc. at 316 New Boston Street.

C. Roman Limousine for renewal of Livery License.

D. Woburn Cab Co. Inc. for renewal of Taxi Cab License.

E. Kiwanis Club of Woburn for special permit to allow a carnival June 14 to 16, 2019 at Library Field.

F. Ionic Materials for special permit to allow exterior pod storage at 10 Commerce Way.

G. Lord Hobo Brewing Company for special permit to allow reduction in parking, parking of one commercial vehicle and off-site parking, at 5 Draper Street.

H. Sorelle Real Estate LLC for a special permit to allow basement in approve barn at 15 Sorelle Place.

I. JN Phillips Co. Inc. for special permit to allow overnight parking of commercial vehicles at 195 Wildwood Avenue.

J. Order to amend Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, Section 29.5.4 relative to conversion of significant historic buildings.

5. Public Hearings:

A. Seaver Properties LLC for Inflammable License to allow six (6) temporary 1,000 gallon propane and five (5) permanent 1,000 gallon propane tanks and one (1) permanent 120 gallon propane tank at 299 Lexington Street. [Request to withdraw filed]

B. Seaver Properties LLC for a special permit to allow modification of special permit to allow for: 1. Installation of 5 permanent underground 1,000 gallon propane tanks and a permanent 120 gallon propane tank as shown on Propane Plan; 2. Installation of 6 temporary above ground 1,000 gallon propane tanks; 3. Approval of plan entitled Retaining Wall Plan; and 4. That Propane Plan and Retaining Wall Plan be made part of the “Site Plan” referenced in Decision, at 299 Lexington Street. [Request to continue filed]

C. Kara Delaney dba Emerald Therapeutics for a special permit to allow muscular therapy, therapeutic massage and corrective exercise at 10 Tower Office Park, Suite 513 .

D. Woburn (Edens) LLC for Plan Approval and Special Permit Approval to permit the redevelopment of the existing Woburn Mall property into a mixed-use residential and commercial development at 300 Mishawum Road.

E. 120 Commerce Apartments LLC for a special permit as follows: 1. To amend a special permit to allow changes to plan and reference to a new plan of record, 2. Transfer of special permit to 120 Commerce Apartments LLC, at 120 Commerce Way

F. 10 Presidential Way Associates, LLC to amend the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended Sections 13.3.1, 13.4.10 and adding new subsection 13.13 Billboards and new Section 31 Billboards.

6. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings: None.

7. Committee Reports:

A. Appointment of Sebastiano P. Amara to Woburn Golf and Ski Authority (OTP).

B. Order to transfer $850,000. from Unreserved Fund Balance Acct to Road Improvements Acct (OTP).

C. Order to transfer $980,000. From Mayor Salary Adjustments Acct to School Salary Adjust/Eval Acct (OTP).

D. Order to accept M.G.L. Ch. 59, §5C½ relative to personal exemptions (OTP).

E. Renewal of Taxi Cab License by Checker Cab of Woburn Inc. (OTP).

F. Renewal of Livery Licenses by Checker Cab of Woburn Inc. and Harmony Transportation Inc. (OTP).

8. Citizen’s Participation: None.

9. Communications and Reports:

A. Building Commissioner quarterly nuisance property report.

10. Appointments and Elections: None.

11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:

A. Resolve to review proposal for construction of Cedar Street slip ramp to I-93.

B. Order to release minutes of executive sessions relative to litigation in the matter of 285 Locust Street v. Woburn City Council.

C. Order for Woburn City Council summer session on July 16, 2019 and August 6, 2019.

D. Order to amend Woburn Municipal Code by adding Section 8-14 Reduction of Checkout Bags by Retail Establishments.