City Council

DATE 04/04/2017
TIME 7:00 pm
ADA Yes
LOCATION Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, Common Street, Woburn, MA, United States

Meeting Agenda

  • Public Hearings
    • On the petition by Seaver Properties LLC, 215 Lexington Street, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 for a special permit and site plan approval pursuant to 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, Sections 5.1.3c, 5.1 Note 20, 11.3.2, 14, and Site Plan Approval pursuant to Sections 12.2.2 and 12.3.2 to allow for one hundred eighteen (118) residential townhouse units at 285, 287 and 299 Lexington Street.
    • On the petition by WMK, LLC dba MobilityWorks, 299 C&E Washington Street, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 for a special permit pursuant to 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, Section 5.1.45 to allow use of 10,150 square feet of space in existing building for sale office and automotive shop to convert standard vehicles to wheelchair accessible vehicles and fourteen overnight parking spaces at 299 C&E Washington Street.
    • On the petition by Minast, LLC, 11 Presidential Way, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 for a special permit pursuant to 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to modify a special permit dated January 9, 2014, as modified by decisions dated October 29, 2015 and August 11, 2016 to allow for the deletion or modification of Condition 3 of the Decision relative to mitigation at Lot 1, Presidential Way.
    • On the petition by Woburn Toyota, 394R Washington Street, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 for a special permit pursuant to 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, Sections 5.1.71 an 7.3 to modify a special permit dated July 1, 2016 to allow for parking of additional vehicles in its commercial parking lot at 1095R Main Street.
    • On the petition by Burns Landscaping & Construction, LLC, 68 Delwood Drive, Tewksbury, Massachusetts 01876 for a special permit pursuant to 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, Sections 5.1.57a, 5.1.57b and 7.3 to modify special permits dated April 9, 2015 and November 13, 2015 by amending Condition Two to allow for a revised site plan at 1095R Main Street.
    • On the petition by Burbank LLC, 16 Highland Street, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 for a special permit pursuant to 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, Section 7.3 to allow alteration of a nonconforming structure and use (three family dwelling) by razing existing structure and replacing with a new three family dwelling at 25 Hawthorne Street
    • On the petition by President Haggerty, Alderman Higgins, Alderman Anderson, Alderman Gately, Alderman Tedesco and Alderman Campbell to amend 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, section 8.3 as follows: 8.3 Off Street Parking Facilities Required – Off street parking facilities shall be provided on the same lot with the principal use, except that…
    • On the petition by President Haggerty, Alderman Anderson and Alderman Higgins the 1985 Zoning Ordinance of the City of Woburn, as amended, as follows: 1. By amending Section 2 Definitions by adding between “Passenger Transportation Terminal” and “Persons” the following the two new definitions: “Pawnbroker – Pawnbroker means a person engaged in the business of lending money upon the security of goods deposited with it or left in pawn, with or without a fixed period of redemption, whether or not a fixed place of business is maintained for such purposes. Pawnbroker shall not mean or include any bank, savings and loan, credit union or financial institution subject to financial regulations by the federal or state government, nor does it include lending of money on deposit or pledge of title to property.” “Pawn Shop – The location at which or premises in which a pawnbroker conducts business.”; 2. By amending Section 5.1 Table of Uses by adding a new line “25d Pawn Shop” and adding a “-“ under all zoning districts meaning and intending that the use is not allowed in any zoning district.
  • Public Safety & Licenses
    • On the petition by Woburn Bowladrome Inc. for renewal of a Bowling Alley License, committee report was received “ought to pass”.
  • Personnel
    • On the appointment of Shannon Ryan as a Member of the Woburn Board of Registrars of Voters, committee report was received “ought to pass”.
    • On the appointment of Charles J. Natale, Jr. as a Member of the Woburn Golf & Ski Authority, committee report was received “ought to pass”.
  • Ordinances
    • On the Order to amend the 1989 Woburn Municipal Code, as amended, Title 2, Section 2-180 relative to non-union department head salary adjustments, committee report was received “ought to pass”.
    • On the Order to amend the 1989 Woburn Municipal Code, as amended, Title 2, Section 2-180 as to stipends for boards and commissions, committee report was received “back for action”.
  • New Petitions
    • Petition by Camargo Chauffeur Service, LLC, 35 Dix Road Ext.
  • Communications & Reports
    • A communication dated March 29, 2017 with attachment was received from City Solicitor Ellen Callahan Doucette
    • A communication dated March 17, 2017 was received from Charles O’Connor, Parking Clerk, Police Headquarters, 25 Harrison Avenue
    • A copy communication dated March 21, 2017 to President Haggerty was received from Ben Tafoya, Director, Division of Local Mandates, Auditor of the Commonwealth, One Winter Street, 9th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02108
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