Woburn City Council

DATE 10/19/2021
TIME 7:00 pm
ADA Yes
LOCATION Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, Common Street, Woburn, MA, United States

Meeting Agenda

The following is the Notice of Meeting and, at the time of posting, a listing of topics that the President reasonably anticipates will be discussed at the Regular Meeting of the City Council on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, Woburn City Hall, 10 Common Street, Woburn. The order of the matters may be amended at the meeting.

  1. Roll Call.
  2. Reading of Previous Meetings Journal.
  3. Communications from His Honor the Mayor:
    1. Order authorizing Mayor to accept a sewer access easement from G&C Realty Trust and 6-8 Borselli Drive, LLC as shown on a plan entitled “Sewer Easement Plan of Land Borselli Drive in Woburn, Middlesex County Massachusetts” dated September 16, 2021.
    2. Order approving the $317,422,620 borrowing authorized by the Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational School District Committee, for the purpose of constructing new facilities at 100 Hemlock Road in Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880.
  4. New Petitions:
    1. Petition for renewal of First Class Motor Vehicles Sales Licenses by M & L Transit Systems, Inc., 60 Olympia Avenue.
    2. Petitions for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicles Sales Licenses by the following: Velozo Enterprises, Inc. dba Rogers Radiator, 936 Main Street; David Dellarocco dba Woburn Auto Sales, 5 Crescent Avenue, #4; Capelo’s Auto Service, Inc. dba Capelo’s Auto Sales, 22 Winn Street; Capelo’s Auto Service, Inc. dba J.C. Auto Sales, 84-86 Winn Street; Woburn Gas & Service, Inc., 545 Main Street; McSheffrey’s-SE, LLC dba McSheffrey’s of the South End, 75 Main Street; and Thomas Keane dba Woburn Classic Auto Sales, 13 Fowle Street.
    3. NStar Electric Company, d/b/a Eversource Energy, and Verizon, New England Inc. for grant of right in a way to install approximately 60 feet of conduit in Gill Street to property located at 6 Gill Street.
    4. Kristin L. Moraes for special permit pursuant to Section 5.1(56) of the 1985 City of Woburn Zoning Ordinance, as amended, to allow for 9-foot-high garage doors at 10 Frederick Drive.
    5. Rentokil North America, d/b/a Ambius for a special permit pursuant to Section 5.1(57b) of the 1985 City of Woburn Zoning Ordinance, as amended, to allow for the overnight parking of up to twelve (12) commercial vehicles at 15 Constitution Way.
    6. Garage 42 Degrees, LLC for a special permit pursuant to Section 7.3 and 5.1(69) of the 1985 City of Woburn Zoning Ordinance, as amended, to modify the Landowner’s Decision and Notice of Special Permit dated November 7, 2019 to allow for: the construction of a second building on the premises that will be used for light manufacturing; 2. for the continued parking within the buffers zone as shown on the plan filed herewith; and 3. for the continued use of the new building within a portion of the buffer zone, at 20-30 Sonar Drive.
  5. Public Hearings:
    1. CONTINUUS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for a special permit to allow: Revised site plan filed with Special Permit Petition; 2. A Modification to the Landowner’s Decision and Notice of Special Permit dated March 29, 2018 (the “Decision”) to allow for a total of approximately 37,728 square feet of light manufacturing use; and approximately 13,038 square feet of office use; and 7,440 square feet of light manufacturing use; 3. A Special Permit pursuant to Section 9 to allow for the requested uses within the limits of the Floodway and Food Plain Districts; 4. Site Plan Approval pursuant to Section 12.2.4; and 5. A Special Permit pursuant to Section 5.1(53) to allow for a high hazard use, at 32 Cabot Road. [request to continue filed]
    2. Jackson Lumber for special permit: 1. To amend a special permit to allow additional drainage and pavement to expand parking lot; and 2. Alteration of existing use to allow for drainage and pavement, at 36 Prospect Street.
    3. Order to amend the 1985 Zoning Ordinances, as amended, be further amended by amending Section 2, Definitions, by adding the definition of “Outdoor Dining”.
    4. Petition by 304 Cambridge Road LLC, 304 Cambridge Road, Woburn, Massachusetts, to amend Section 5 Notes to Table of Use Regulations and Section 5.1 Table of Use Regulations, Note 26 of the 1985 City of Woburn Zoning Ordinance, as amended.
    5. Order to amend the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, be further amended by amending the definition of “RESTAURANT, FULL- SERVICE” in Section 2 by inserting after “space” on the first line the following language: “(including outdoor seating and rooftop dining)”.
    6. Order to amend Section 11.6.12 entitled “Rooftop Dining in the B-D District” and Section 5.1 entitled “Table of Use Regulations”, Note 27 of the 1985 Zoning Ordinance of the City of Woburn.
  6. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings:
    1. Order amending Woburn Municipal Code by deleting “alderman”, “aldermen”, and “aldermen-at-large”, and replacing with “city councilor”, “city councilors”, and “city councilors-at-large”.
  7. Committee Reports:
    1. Order to transfer the sum of $129,000.00 from Stabilization Fund Acct to Settlement Payment Applejack Realty Trust. (OTP)
    2. Petition for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicles Sales Licenses by ACT Leasing, Inc., 215 Salem Street. (OTP)
  8. Citizen’s Participation:
  9. Communications and Reports:
    1. Building commissioner quarterly nuisance property report.
  10. Appointments and Elections:  None.
  11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:
    1. Resolve for Eagle Scout Samuel Currier Baker.
    2. Resolve asking the DPW Superintendent to forward to the City Council the updated road ratings from the City’s paving consultant.
    3. Order for Reprecincting following the 2020 United States Decennial Census.

 

Notice of Hearing – WZO Sec 2 Outdoor Dining 10-19-2021