Woburn City Council

DATE 10/17/2017
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. Invitation to 40th Annual Mayor’s Senior Appreciation Day Dinner on November 5, 2017.
  4. Public Hearings:
    1. 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. (Request to continue filed)
    2. 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. (Request to continue filed)
    3. NStar Electric Company d/b/a Eversource Energy for a grant of right in a way to install one joint occupancy pole on Brandt Drive.
    4. Tocci Building Corporation for a special permit to allow three storage containers at 660 Main Street.
    5. C&C Realty Trust, Fred J. Cotreau and John J. Canney, Jr., Trustees for a special permit to allow for fill and for outside storage of building materials and equipment at 6 Draper Street.
    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. 36 Cabot Road LLC for a special permit to allow construction of new building for 1. Wholesale establishment, warehouse and distribution use, 2. Office use, and 3. Light manufacturing use, at 32 Cabot Road.
    8. Lionano Inc. for a special permit to allow a research and testing laboratory at 195 Presidential Way.
    9. To determine whether property located at West Street and identified on Assessors Map as parcel 23-05-37 is a nuisance as the terms is used in M.G.L. Ch. 139, Sec 1.
  5. Citizen’s Participation: None.
  6. Committee Reports:
    1. On the appointment of a Deputy Superintendent of Public Works, discussion of this matter may be held in executive session under Purpose 1, G.L. Ch. 30A, Sec. 21(a)(1) relative to the appointment of the Deputy Superintendent of Public Works.
    2. Order to transfer the sum of $125,000. from Fire/BLS Ambulance Acct to Fire Ambulance Salary Acct. (OTP).
    3. Order for Loan Order in the sum of $1,000,000.  for playground at former Clapp School site.
  7. New Petitions:
    1. Renewal of First Class Motor Vehicle Sales License by Northeast Tree, Inc.
    2. Renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicle Sales Licenses by: Southside Associates, Inc. dba Burke’s Garage; Robert McSheffrey dna Bob McSheffrey Auto Sales; Woburn Gas & Service, Inc.; Donald J. Socorelis dba Woburn Glass Co.; and Abdelaziz Ilaj dba Woburn Motor Sports.
    3.  Renewal of Third Class Motor Vehicle Sales Licenses by Woburn Truck and Auto, Inc.
    4. OL Fresh, LLC for clarification of special permit fast food restaurant condition at 307 Main Street.
    5. Hugo Moraes for modification of special permit plan of record at 434 Main Street.
    6. Hugo Moraes for special permit to amend a special permit by amending the plan of record at 434 Main Street.
    7.  Madison Woburn Holdings LLC for special permit to amend special permit to allow mixed use hotel/restaurant use, reduction in off street loading requirements, fast food restaurant, to allow hours of operation beyond 11:00 p.m., and to amend site plan to include electric vehicle charging stations, at 369 Washington Street.
    8. Lord Hobo Brewing Company for a special permit to allow warehousing, parking of commercial vehicles, and alteration of pre-existing nonconforming structure to add a canopy over loading dock and refrigeration equipment, at 8 Draper Street.
  8. Communications and Reports:
    1. Council on Aging Director’s report and minutes of Council on Aging Meeting for September 2017.
    2. City Solicitor relative to NAI Entertainment Holdings LLC v. City Council pre-screening conference.
    3. Building Commissioner quarterly nuisance property report.
    4. Woburn Public Library Strategic Plan 2017-2020.
    5. Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational School District requesting approval of establishment of Stabilization Fund.
  9. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings: None.
  10. Appointments and Elections: None.
  11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:
    1. Resolve requesting Superintendent of Public Works resurface sidewalk and install handicapped accessible ramps on Garfield Avenue from Belmont Street to Playstead Avenue.
    2. Resolve requesting installation of street light at 7-9 Abbott Street.


[Original posting October 12, 2017 at 3:28 p.m. and Amended posting October 17, 2017 at 12:50 p.m.]