Woburn City Council

DATE 12/07/2021
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, December 7, 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. Adoption of Updated Hazard Mitigation Plan for the City of Woburn.
  4. New Petitions:
    1. Petition by DCD Nucar WOMA, LLC, 40 Winn Street, for renewal of First Class Motor Vehicles Sales License.
    2. Petitions for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicles Sales Licenses by the following: Donald J. Socorelis dba Woburn Glass Co, 243 Main Street; McDermottroe Auto Sales, 229 Lexington Street; Murray’s Enterprises, Inc. dba Murray’s Auto & Truck Sales, 89 Winn Street; and Enterprise Renta-a-Car Company of Boston, LLC, 248 Mishawum Road.
    3. National Grid for a grant of right in a way to install a new 4-inch-high pressure gas main to replace an existing low pressure gas main along Wilcox Circle between Main Street and #7 Lowell Street.
    4. NStar Electric Company, d/b/a Eversource Energy for grant of right in a way to install approximately 962 feet of conduit and one new manhole, MH31201, in Hill Street.
  5. Public Hearings:
    1. Montvale Auto Care for a new inflammable license, for 1,045 gallons of Class I oil in 55 gallon drums and, 24,000 gallons of Class I Liquid gas in underground storage tank, at 317 Montvale Avenue.
    2. The Chateau Restaurant of Woburn, Inc. for special permit pursuant to the 1985 City of Woburn Zoning Ordinance, as amended, Section 5.1(69), Section 7.3 and Section 13.5 to allow for alterations to the existing two (2) nonconforming pylon signs at 311 Mishawum Road.
    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. NStar Electric Company, d/b/a Eversource Energy, and Verizon, New England Inc. for grant of right in a way to install one new pole 582/6B on Gill Street, easterly side, approximately 801 feet southeast of 6th Street.
    5. 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. TDC Development Group, LLC proposed amendment to the 1985 City of Woburn Zoning Ordinance, as amended, to add new Section 32 Life Sciences and Business Mixed Use Overlay District (LBOD). [request to continue filed].
    7. 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. (OTP)
    8. 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.
    9. Lawless Inc. for special permit to modify Landowner’s Decision and Notice of Special Permit dated May 11, 2017 at 8 Draper Street. (ONTP)
    10. Lawless Inc. for a special permit to modify Landowner’s Decision and Notice of Special Permit dated June 14, 2005 pursuant to Section 7.3 and Section 12 of the 1985 City of Woburn Zoning Ordinance, as amended, at 196 Lexington Street. (Back for Action)
    11. Montvale Land LLC for approval of amended Master Concept Plan pursuant to Section 28.4.3 of the City of Woburn Zoning Ordinance, as amended, for the Vale, located on Hill Street, and for a Special Permit with Site Plan Review under the Technology Business Overlay District under the 1985 City of Woburn Zoning Ordinance, as amended, to allow for life science campus with a mix of R&D lab buildings, a cGMP biomanufacturing building, and an amenity building of approximately 10,000 square feet, at A2 Hill Street. (Back for Action)
    12. Cabot, Cabot & Forbes LLC for Special Permit pursuant to Section 23.5.5.2(a), Section 23.5.5.2(b)(e), Section 23.5.5.3(a), Section 23.9 and Section 12 of the 1985 City of Woburn Zoning Ordinance, as amended, to allow for: Two Hundred Fifty (250) residential dwelling units; 2. Accessory pool; 3. Approximately 2,125 square feet of commercial, restaurant, fitness and/or retail space; 4. Site Plan Approval for Two Hundred Fifty (250) residential dwelling units; and 5. All signage as shown on the Site Plan, at 0 New Boston Street.
  6. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings:
    1. Order amending Title 2 of the Woburn Municipal Code § 2-87 and § 2-147.
    2. Order amending Title 3 of the Woburn Municipal Code § 3-19 and § 3-34.
    3. Order amending Title 13 of the Woburn Municipal Code § 13.2.2 and § 13.2.32.
    4. Order adopting fee schedule pursuant to M.G.L. c.40A, § 9 and § 11.3.1 of the Woburn Zoning Ordinance.
  7. Committee Reports:
    1. Petitions for renewal of First Class Motor Vehicles Sales Licenses by the following: Lawless Inc., 196 Lexington Street; and Woburn Foreign Motors, Inc., 394 Washington Street. (OTP)
    2. Petitions for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicles Sales Licenses by the following: Lawless Inc., 193 Main Street; Ollie’s Service Center, 310 Main Street; George’s Auto Body of Woburn, Inc., 19 Jefferson Avenue, #C; Wassim (Sam) Nicholas dba Woburn Square Mobile, 23 Pleasant Street; Maurice Saba, dba Montvale Auto Care, 317 Montvale Avenue; Kenneth L. O’Connor dba City Line Motors, 30 Rear Torrice Drive; McSheffrey’s-SE, LLC dba McSheffrey’s of the South End, 75 Main Street; Southside Associates, Inc. dba Burke’s Garage, 71 Main Street; and Tracy M. Batten dba Tracy’s Auto Sales, 62R Winn Street. (OTP)
    3. Petition for renewal of Third Class Motor Vehicles Sales License by Woburn Truck and Auto, Inc. located at 1095R Main Street. (OTP)
  8. Citizen’s Participation:
    1. June Mackenzie regarding notification and enforcement of the plastic bag ban.
  9. Communications and Reports:
    1. Parking Clerk report for October 2021.
  10. Appointments and Elections:  None.
  11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:
    1. Order authorizing Mayor to convey parcel of land consisting of 2,450 square feet at 0 Lamoil Street to the Estate of Frank Procopio.
    2. Order for Reprecincting following the 2020 United States Decennial Census.

 

Notice of Hearing – Montvale Auto Care – 317 Montvale Avenue 12-7-2021

Notice of Hearing – The Chateau Restaurant of Woburn – 311 Mishawum Rd – 12-7-2021

Notice of Hearing – Jackson Lumber – 36 Prospect Street – 12-7-2021

Notice of Hearing WZO Sec 11.6.12 and Note 27 Rooftop Dining 12-7-2021

Notice of Hearing – NSTAR Gill Street_Pole 12-7-2021