City Council

DATE 01/03/2017
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 Alton Acquisition II, LLC and LR-Woburn 1, LLC, 327 W. Maple Avenue, Monrovia, California 91016 for a special permit pursuant to 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, Sections 5.1.42a, 7.3, 9 and 12.2.4 to modify a special permit dated November 10, 2016 allowing for self-storage warehouse facility within the Flood Plain District as follows: 1. Condition 3 be modified to allow hours of operation Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; 2. Condition 12 be modified by deleting the language on line three beginning with “and” through “area” on line 5; and 4. Condition 3 be modified to read “The Special Permit shall issue to Alton Acquisition II, LLC and LR-Woburn I LLC and shall not be transferable except for the same or similar use.”, at 39 Olympia Avenue
    • On the petition by Commonwealth Investment Properties LLC, 12 Chandler Road, Burlington, Massachusetts 01803 for a special permit pursuant to 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended Section 7.3 to alter and reconstruct a pre-existing nonconforming three family residential dwelling by razing the existing structure and replacing with a new three family dwelling house at 43-45 Church Street
    • On the petition by David Jamieson, 3 Burlington Street, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 for a special permit pursuant to 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, Section 7.3 to allow for the alteration and expansion of a non-conforming use (three family dwelling) and structure (side yard setback) to allow for a second floor addition within the existing building footprint at 3 Burlington Street.
    • On the petition by John A. Buttaro, Trustee, Salvatore F. Buttaro and Marie J. Buttaro Irrevocable Trust, 2 Buttaro Road, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 for a special permit pursuant to 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, Section 5.1.56 Note 15 to construct a three bay garage with center door height of nine feet and height of other doors of eight feet at 16 Buttaro Road.
    • On the petition by Alderman Anderson to amend Section 3 Administration, Enforcement and Appeals of the 1985 Zoning Ordinance of the City of Woburn, as amended, by inserting a new Subsection 3.4 as follows: “3.4 Administrative Correction of Scrivener’s Errors: Typographical or numbering errors which do not affect the intent or substance of this Ordinance or any of its articles or sections may be corrected by the City Clerk, without need of a public hearing or further legislative action, by filing a revised copy of same in the Offices of the City Clerk, City Solicitor and Building Commissioner, with a ‘Scrivener’s Note’ providing the date and substance of the correction.”
    • On the petition by President Haggerty to amend Section 5.1.42a Self-storage Warehouse facility of the 1985 City of Woburn Zoning Ordinance, as amended, by deleting the “P” under the B-I, I-P and I-G zoning districts and replacing same with a “-“ thereby making the use a prohibited use in those zoning districts.
  • New Petitions
    • A Conservation Restriction was received from Richard P. Murray, Trustee of the 57 Lexington Street Realty Trust pursuant to Sections 31, 32 and 33 of Chapter 184 of the Massachusetts General Laws on land shown as Lot 1 on a plan entitled “Plan of Land located at 19 Third Road, Woburn, Massachusetts prepared for Colonial Builders prepared by Cyprus Design, Inc.” and recorded with the Middlesex South District Registry of Deeds as Plan 145 of 2016, with quitclaim covenants in perpetuity and exclusively for conservation purposes having the terms and conditions set forth therein on certain land located in Woburn, Massachusetts consisting of approximately 18,514 square feet of land, more or less, as being more particularly described in Plan No. 145 of 2016 in Book 02016 Plan No. 145 Exhibit A attached thereto (the “Premises”) and shown as “Conservation Restriction Area” on said plan of land in Massachusetts; being a portion of the property conveyed to Grantors, recorded with said Deeds in Book 67243, Page 538
    • A Conservation Restriction was received from Richard P. Murray, Trustee of the 57 Lexington Street Realty Trust pursuant to Sections 31, 32 and 33 of Chapter 184 of the Massachusetts General Laws on land shown as Lot 2 on a plan entitled “Plan of Land located at 19 Third Road, Woburn, Massachusetts prepared for Colonial Builders prepared by Cyprus Design, Inc.” and recorded with the Middlesex South District Registry of Deeds as Plan 145 of 2016, with quitclaim covenants in perpetuity and exclusively for conservation purposes having the terms and conditions set forth therein on certain land located in Woburn, Massachusetts consisting of approximately 51,397 square feet of land, more or less, as being more particularly described in Plan No. 145 of 2016 in Book 02016 Plan No. 145 Exhibit A attached thereto (the “Premises”) and shown as “Conservation Restriction Area” on said plan of land in Massachusetts; being a portion of the property conveyed to Grantors, recorded with said Deeds in Book 67243, Page 538.
    • 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.
    • Petition by 600 MetroNorth Corporate Center LLC, an individual owning land to be affected by change or adoption to amend the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended as follows…
  • Communications & Reports
    • A communication dated December 21, 2016 was received from Charles O’Connor, Parking Clerk, Police Headquarters, 25 Harrison Avenue
    • A communication dated December 9, 2016 was received from Robert L. Quinlan, Jr., Assistant Attorney General, Opinions Coordinator, Office of the Attorney General, One Ashburton Place, Boston, Massachusetts 02108 relative to the request for an Attorney General Opinion on early voting.
    • A communication dated December 5, 2016 was received from Joanne Campo, Deputy General Counsel, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation, 10 Park Plaza, Suite 5170, Boston, Massachusetts 02116 relative to a lemon law sticker audit of Lannan Chevrolet, 40 Winn Street.
  • Appointments & Elections
    • By the power vested in me as Mayor of the City of Woburn, I hereby reappoint the following individuals, with 3-year terms to expire Dec. 13, 2019, to the Woburn Council on Aging; subject to approval by the City Council: Angela Amato, 289 Washington Street, Woburn, Mass.; Eleanor Camillieri, 200 Bedford Road, Apt. 26D, Woburn, Mass.; Dorothy Capone, 7 Maura Drive, Woburn, Mass.; Francis Hancock, 13 Pearl Street, Woburn, Mass.; Jack Kelly, 120 Barbara Circle, Woburn, Mass.; Barbara Ridley, 129 Place Lane, Woburn, Mass.; and Doris Stanton, 18 Nichols St. Ext., Woburn, Mass.
  • Motions, Orders & Resolutions
    • By adding to Section 2 Definitions between “Massage Therapist” and “Medical Marijuana Treatment Center” the following…
    • By striking Section 5.1, line 33c and inserting in its place the following: “Medical Marijuana Treatment Center; Marijuana Establishment” and inserting a “P” under the IP-2 zoning district meaning and intending to allow the use in the zoning district by special permit granted by the City Council, a “-“ under all other zoning districts meaning and intending to prohibit the use in all other zoning districts, and “Note 19B” under “Notes; Other sections”.
    • By striking Note 19b of Section 5.1 Table of Use Regulations and inserting in its place a new Note 19b as follows…
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