Woburn City Council

DATE 09/05/2017
TIME 7:00 pm
ADA Yes
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:
    1. Relative to Complete Streets Program and Policy.
  4. Public Hearings:
    1. NSTAR Electric Company d/b/a Eversource Energy for a grant of right in a way install conduit in Micro Drive southwest of Holton Street, a distance of about eight (8) feet.
    2. Order to amend Woburn Zoning Ordinances by adding a new Section 30  entitled Anderson/Woburn Smart Growth Overlay District.
    3. Order to amend Woburn Zoning Ordinances Section 8.3 to establish downtown parking enhancement fund.
    4. Jamieson Properties to amend the 1989 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended by adding a Section 31 Federal Street Smart Growth Overlay District (FS/SGOD) in accordance with the purposes of G. L. Chapter 40R.
    5. Jamieson Properties to amend the Zoning Map of the City of Woburn by changing the zoning district for the property located at 14 Federal Street and 14R Federal Street from the B-D zoning district to the FS/SGOD zoning district.
    6. Ronchetti Masonry for a special permit to allow: 1. Outside storage of building materials and equipment, 2. Accessory storage trailers, and 3. Accessory parking of commercial vehicle, at 6 Draper Street.
    7. Luis Cortorreal for a special permit to allow a fast food restaurant at 446 Main Street.
    8. E.G. Barker Lumber Company Inc. for a special permit to amend a special permit issued February 10, 2005 by amending Condition 8 to read “8. That the use shall be limited to Barker Lumber Company or their successors provided the use remains a lumber company” at 10 Jefferson Avenue.
  5. Citizen’s Participation: None.
  6. Committee Reports:
    1. Order to transfer $1,100,000. From Stabilization Fund Acct to Montvale Ave Infrastructure Acct for Montvale Avenue reconstruction project (Leave to Withdraw).
    2. Order to transfer $255,243.40 from Various Mitigation Accounts to Montvale Ave Infrastructure Acct (Leave to Withdraw).
    3. Order for takings relative to Montvale Avenue reconstruction project (Back for Action).
    4. City of Woburn Financial Policies and Objectives (OTP).
    5. Order to amend Woburn Municipal Code relative to forbidding recreational marijuana establishments (OTP).
  7. New Petitions:
    1. Checker Cab of Woburn Inc. for new Livery License.
    2. Sams Liv Express, LLC for new Livery License.
    3. KPS Bhatti Inc. for new Livery License.
    4. NStar Electric Company dba Eversource Energy for grant of right in a way to install one guy pole in Lake Terrace southeast of Lake Avenue and to install one pole 475/4-S.
    5. National Grid for grant of right in a way to replace low pressure bare steel with 6 inch plastic in Woburn Parkway from Pleasant Street to 9 Woburn Parkway.
    6. Verizon New England for grant of right in a way to install conduit, place new manhole, place hand-hole in Salem Street and install conduit in Pine Street.
    7. Rogers Radiator for special permit to modify special permit to remove condition relative to a fence and to modify Second Class Motor Vehicle Sales License to remove conditions relative to a fence, seal coating and striping of parking lot and removal of signs.
    8. Tocci Building Corporation for special permit to allow three storage containers at 660 Main Street.
  8. Communications and Reports:
    1. Parking Clerk report for July 2017.
    2. Woburn Council on Aging Director’s Report and minutes of meeting for July 2017.
    3. Aberjona Study Coalition, Inc. relative to proposed plan for the southwest properties at the Wells G&H Superfund site.
  9. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings:
    1. Order to transfer the sum of $1,355,243.40 from Stabilization Fund Acct to Montvale Ave Infrastructure Acct.
    2. Order to transfer the sum of $126,256.34 from various Mitigation Accts to Stabilization Fund Acct.
    3. Order to amend Woburn Municipal Code Section 2-161 to reduce number of Council on Aging Members from fifteen to ten.
  10. Appointments and Elections:
    1. Appointment of Paul Medeiros as Sealer of Weights and Measures.
  11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:
    1. Order to cancel November 7, 2017 City Council Regular Meeting due to election.
    2. Order for special act limiting term of elected officials to twelve consecutive years.
    3. Three Orders to amend Woburn Zoning Ordinances Section 11.11 relative to affordable housing requirements.
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