Woburn City Council

DATE 07/16/2019
TIME 6:30 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. New England Orienteering Club, Inc. for a Special Event Permit to allow an orienteering event on August 25, 2019 at Horn Pond.

B. Body Mind Systems for a Special Event Permit to allow tai chi teaching event on July 20, August 10, August 17 and August 24, 2019 at Horn Pond.

C. Petition by 4-K Realty Trust for extension of special permit to allow for a fourteen unit apartment building with a parking garage at 27 Montvale Avenue.

D. AKPS One Transportation Inc. for renewal and name change of Livery License.

E. Arista Development, LLC for special permits to allow for exception from landscaping requirements, to allow loading door in place of loading bay and alteration of nonconforming structure for retail pharmacy at 506 Main Street.

F. Woburn (Edens), LLC for minor modification of special permit plan of record to allow gated access to abutting property at 300 Mishawum Road.

5. Public Hearings:

A. To determine whether the property located at 15 Highland Street is a nuisance as the terms is used in M.G.L. Ch. 139, Sec 1.

B. New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC (AT&T) for a special permit to construct above ground level free-standing utility pole and install one canister antenna together with related equipment at 130 Commerce Way.

C. President Anderson, et. al., to amend the Woburn Zoning Ordinances by amending Sections 18 Development Impact Mitigation, by deleting Section 19 Traffic, by amending Section 20.6 relative to mitigation and by amending Section 23.11 relative to mitigation

D. Seaver Properties LLC for a special permit to allow modification of special permit dated June 8, 2017 (“Decision”) to allow for: 1. Approval of plan entitled “Retaining Wall Modification Plan, Approved Layout Shannon Farms Woburn, MA” dated February 12, 2019 prepared by ALAN Engineering, L.L.C. (“Retaining Wall Plan”); and 2. That Retaining Wall Plan be made part of the “Site Plan” referenced in Condition 1 of the Decision, at 299 Lexington Street [request to continue filed].

E. Primrose Schools for a special permit to establish a Child Care Center at 168 Lexington Street.

F. Primrose Schools for a special permit for a use in the Groundwater Protection District at 168 Lexington Street.

G. Tidd Home LLC to amend the Woburn Zoning Ordinances by deleting from Section 29.5.4 Conversion of Significant Historic Building the first line “Twenty (20) units per acre” and replacing same with “Up to a maximum of Fifteen (15) units.”

H. Montvale Land LLC to amend the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended Section 28 Technology and Business Mixed Use Overlay District (TBOD) Sections 28.1, 28.2, 28.2.2, 28.4.4, 28.4.5, 28.5,,, 28.7, 28.8, 28.9, 28.11 and 28.12.

I. Dorothy Geary for a special permit to waive the buffer requirements between the I-G zoning district and the R-2 zoning district at 1 Belmont Street.

J. McDermottroe Getty of Woburn, Inc. for a special permit to allow a second level over shop with stairs at back of building at 229 Lexington Street.

K. M&K Engineering Inc. for special permits to allow for: 1. Overnight parking of one commercial vehicle (van); and 2. Alteration of nonconforming use and structure to allow for additional light manufacturing space at 166 New Boston Street.

L. Cellco Partnership for a special permit to install six panel antennas on rooftop with remote radio heads and junction boxes at 18 Frances Street.

6. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings: None.

7. Committee Reports:

A. Order for Capital Investment Plan FY2020 to FY 2024 (OTP).

B. Request by Roman Limousine for approval of Livery License for seventh vehicle (OTP).

C. Logan Way for renewal of Livery License (OTP).

D. Camargo Chauffeur Service, LLC for renewal of Livery License (OTP).

8. Citizen’s Participation:

A. Steven Dauphinais relative to suggestions for government operations.

9. Communications and Reports:

A. Woburn Council on Aging Director’s Report and Minutes for May 2019 and June 2019.

B. Parking Clerk Report for January 2019 to May 2019.

C. Building Commissioner quarterly nuisance property report.

D. Chris Kuschel of MAPC relative to Commerce Way eTOD study.

E. Charles Viola relative to Highview Road Subdivision.

10. Appointments and Elections:

A. Appointment of Joanne Daggett as Resident Representative on Woburn Traffic Commission.

11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:

A. Resolve for report from City Engineer and Superintendent of Public Works regarding status of Eversource 345kV transmission line installation.

B. Order for hearing to determine whether property located at 11 Montvale Road is a nuisance.

C. Order for one-year review of special permit issued to The Dough Connection Corp. at 32A, 32B and 32C Holton Street.

D. Order for review of special permit issue to Dollar Tree Stores at 425 Washington Street to ensure compliance with conditions.

E. Order authorizing Parks Department to dispose of surplus vehicles.

F. Order authorizing Department of Public Works to dispose of surplus vehicles

G. Order to amend Woburn Zoning Ordinances by adding a new Section 31 Railway Overlay (ROD) District.

H. Order to amend Woburn Zoning Map by establishing Railway Overlay (ROD) District on property at Green Street, High Street and former B&M Railroad Line.