Woburn City Council

DATE 10/03/2017
TIME 7:00 pm
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. Order to transfer the sum of $125,000. from Fire/BLS Ambulance Acct to Fire Ambulance Salary Acct.
    2. Loan Order in the sum of $1,000,000. for construction of a playground on former Clapp School site.
    3. Order to amend Woburn Zoning Code relative to research and testing laboratory uses.
  4. Public Hearings:
    1. Mayor Galvin relative to proposed Woburn Complete Streets Policy.
    2. Rogers Radiator for a special permit to amend a special permit by deleting condition requiring stockade fence, and to modify conditions of Second Class Motor Vehicle Sales License by deleting condition relative to fence, to seal coating and striping parking lot and to removal of signs at 936 Main Street.
    3. Tocci Building Corporation for a special permit to allow three storage containers at 660 Main Street.
    4. Order for public hearing to determine whether the property located at 3 Frank Street is a nuisance as the terms is used in M.G.L. Ch. 139, Sec. 1.
    5. Order to amend Woburn Zoning Ordinances by amending Section 11.11.1 relative to affordable housing requirement in dwelling units above first floor commercial structure.
    6. Order to amend Woburn Zoning Ordinances by amending Section 11.11.1 by amending requirement for affordable housing units from 10% to 25%.
    7. Order to amend Woburn Zoning Ordinances by amending Sections 11.11.3, 11.11.4 and 11.11.5 by deleting off-site affordable housing option, by renumbering section, and by changing calculation of fractional unit of affordable housing by rounding up to nearest whole number.
  5. Citizen’s Participation: None.
  6. Committee Reports:
    1. Pending Public Safety and License matters: Brazez Auto Appraisal for livery license; review of limousine business at 11 Lynn Street; review of taxi cab rate structure; Resolve regarding Woburn Auto Sales; petition by Woburn Auto Sales, LLC for second class motor vehicle sales license; petition by Boston Tours Inc. for renewal of common carrier license; communication from Bombay Taxi, Inc. regarding two-way radios; petition by Adria Transportation LLC for new livery license; and review of traffic safety improvements at Green Street and Nashua Street (Receive and place on file).
  7. New Petitions:
    1. Festival on the Common for Special Event Permit to holiday festival on Woburn Common November 25, 2017.
    2. Renewal of First Class Motor Vehicle Sales Licenses: WMK, LLC dba Mobility Works; and Woburn Foreign Motors, Inc.
    3.  Renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicle Sales Licenses: ACT Leasing Inc.; David Dellarocco dba Woburn Auto Sales; McSheffrey Auto Sales, Inc.; and Ollie’s Service Center.
    4. NSTAR Electric Company for grant of right in a way in Brandt Drive.
  8. Communications and Reports:
    1. Parking Clerk report for August 2017.
    2. Traffic Commission relative to traffic calming on Beacon Street.
    3. State Senator Cindy Friedman congratulating James L. McKeown Boys and Girls Club on opening of new facility.
  9. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings.
    1. Checker Cab of Woburn Inc. for new Livery License.
  10. Appointments and Elections: None.
  11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:
    1. Traffic Commission relative to stop sign restriction on East Dexter Avenue.
    2. Traffic Commission relative to amending rule as to order of business.
    3. Resolve requesting Superintendent of Public Works to install sidewalks on Rumford Park Avenue.
    4. Resolve requesting City Engineer to prepare conceptual plans for installation of sidewalks on Rumford Park Avenue.
    5. Resolve requesting Superintendent of Public Works and City Engineer to install and design crosswalks on Main Street near Clinton Street to access the Boys and Girls Club building.
    6. Order for communication to State delegation relative to former Clapp School building.
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