City Council – 02/07/2012

DATE 02/07/2012
TIME 7:30 pm
ADA Yes
LOCATION Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, Common Street, Woburn, MA, United States

Meeting Agenda

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CITY OF WOBURN

FEBRUARY 7, 2012 – 7:30 P.M.

REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL

 

Roll Call

                                                Anderson

Gately

                                                DiTucci

Haggerty

Drapeau

Mercer-Bruen

                                                Gaffney

Raymond

       Denaro

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VOTED to dispense with the reading of the previous meeting’s Journal and to APPROVE, all in favor, 9-0.

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MAYOR’S COMMUNICATIONS: 

 

A communication dated February 2, 2012 was received from His Honor the Mayor Scott D. Galvin as follows:

 

Dear President Denaro and Members of the Woburn City Council:

 

With interest rates hitting historic lows, the City may be in a position to achieve budgetary savings by issuing advance refunding of its outstanding debt.

 

I am requesting the City Council approve the attached Order to take advantage of this opportunity, and will be available to discuss the matter in Committee.

 

Thank you.

 

Sincerely, Scott D. Galvin, Mayor

 

Attached thereto was the following Order:

 

Loan Order

(Refinancing Outstanding Bonds for Interest Cost Savings)

 

ORDERED     That  in order to reduce interest costs, the Treasurer, with the approval of the Mayor, is authorized to provide for the sale and issuance of refunding bonds under G.L. c. 44, Sec. 21A to refund all or any portion of the remaining principal of and redemption premium and interest on any bonds of the City outstanding as of the date of adoption of this Order, and for the payment of all other costs incidental and related thereto, and that the

Mayor and the Treasurer are each authorized to take any and all other action necessary to carry out the purposes of the Order.

 

I hereby recommend the above/Scott D. Galvin, Mayor

 

s/President Denaro

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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ORDERED     That the sum of $20,000.00 be and is hereby transferred from the

Cemetery Interest Fund to the following accounts: $10,000.00 to Burial

Section Account #0149058-586601, $3,100.00 to Fence Account

#0149058-586602, $1,400.00 to Tool Account #0149054-546100,

$3,500.00 to Building/Maint. Account #0149054-543000, $2,000.00 to New Equip. Account #0149058-586600

 

I hereby approve the above: s/William Kerns, Chairperson I hereby recommend the above/Scott D. Galvin, Mayor

I have reviewed the above: s/Gerald W. Surette, City Auditor

 

s/President Denaro

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, all in favor, 9-0.

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PUBLIC HEARINGS:  

Alderman Haggerty stated that he would abstain from voting in the following matter and left the Council Chamber.

 

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On the petition by Boys and Girls Club of Woburn, Inc., Charles Gardner Lane, Woburn,

Massachusetts 01801 for a special permit pursuant to Section 5.1.14 of the 1985 Woburn

Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to conduct a six-day carnival from May 15 through May

20, 2012 at the National Amusements (Showcase Cinema) site at 25 Middlesex Canal Park Drive. PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A communication dated February 3, 2012 was received from Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director, Woburn Planning Board as follows:

 

Re: Boys and Girls Club of Woburn, Inc. – 25 Middlesex Canal Park – To conduct a sixday carnival from May 15 – May 20 at the National Amusement Showcase Cinemas site for fundraising purposes.

 

Dear Mr. Campbell and Members of the City Council:

 

At the meeting held on January 24, 2012, the Planning Board voted to forward a favorable recommendation to the City Council, subject to the condition that the applicant comply with Note 14 of the Notes to Section 5.1 of the 1985 Zoning Ordinance as amended.

 

If Council members have any questions or concerns regarding the above recommendation, please feel free to contact me.

 

Sincerely, s/Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director

 

Appearing for the petitioner was James Haggerty, Carnival Chairman and he stated that the same carnival company that has been operating the carnival will do so this year namely Dean & Flynn Fiesta Shows of Salisbury, Massachusetts, that the company also

handles the carnival at the Topsfield Fair and other large carnivals and fairs in the area, and that this is a good community event. IN FAVOR: None. OPPOSED: None. Motion made and 2nd that the public hearing be closed, 8 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 absent (Haggerty absent). Motion made and 2nd that the SPECIAL PERMIT be GRANTED, AS AMENDED, with the conditions as follows: 1. That the recommendations of the special permit be adopted as conditions of the special permit, 8 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 absent (Haggerty absent).

 

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On the petition by Northeast Tree, Inc. 60 Louanis Drive, Reading, Massachusetts 01867 for a special permit pursuant to the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, as follows: 1. Section 5.1.42 to allow for the interior storage of equipment, 2. Section 5.1.43 to allow for the outside storage of new or used building materials and equipment, 3. Section 5.1.45 to allow for the sale of chippers, and 4. Section 5.1.57b to allow for accessory parking of commercial vehicles and equipment, and for a First Class Motor Vehicles Sales Licenses, at 62 Holton Street. PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A report was received from the Committee on Special Permits as follows: “ought to pass, as amended, with the conditions as follows:

 

  1. The Petitioner shall be limited to the overnight parking on the premises of twenty (20) commercial vehicles, two (2) bobcats, three (3) chippers used in business and five (5) trailers.
  2. That all registered vehicles parked or stored overnight on the site shall be registered in the City of Woburn.
  3. The hours of operation shall be Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except for emergencies.
  4. That materials (loam, mulch and firewood) used in conjunction with petitioner’s business shall be stored in bins as shown on plan dated Dec. 5, 2007.
  5. That landscaping of the premises shall be the jurisdiction of the City Council.
  6. That a snow removal plan be filed with the Department of Public Works;
  7. That there shall be no parking of vehicles in front of the wall at the petitioner’s premises located at 246-248 Salem Street.
  8. That dumpster shall be placed on the existing pad as shown on plan dated Dec. 5, 2007 and shall be screened.
  9. The Petitioner shall not use that portion of Nashua Street which runs to Draper Street as a cut-through.
  10. That this Special Permit shall not be transferable.”

 

Appearing for the petitioner was Attorney Joseph Tarby, Murtha Cullina LLP, 600 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 and he stated that the recommended conditions address issues at the Holton Street and the Salem Street locations, and that he requests the committee report be adopted granting both the special permit and the Second Class Motor Vehicle Sales License. Alderman Gately stated that he wants the property properly landscaped and the area at the south side of the building cleaned. IN FAVOR: None. OPPOSED: None. Motion made and 2nd that the public hearing be closed, all in favor, 9-0. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED AND THE SPECIAL PERMIT be GRANTED AS AMENDED, all in favor 9-0. Motion made and 2nd that the SECOND CLASS MOTOR VEHICLE SALES LICENSE be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

M/V Sale License presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012       s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012

 

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On the petition by Motive Auto Works, Alberto Rodriguez, 35 Wyman Street, #105,

Lynn, Massachusetts 01905 for a special permit pursuant to Section 5.1.44 of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to allow an automobile and truck repair garage at 21-V Olympia Avenue. PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A communication dated February 3, 2012 was received from Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director, Woburn Planning Board as follows:

 

Re: Motive Auto Works – Alberto Rodriguez – 21V Olympia Ave. – To allow a special permit for an automobile and truck repair garage pursuant to Section 5.1.44

 

Dear Mr. Campbell and members of the City Council:

 

At the Planning Board meeting held on January 24, 2012, the Planning Board voted to send a favorable recommendation to the City Council on the Special Permit application of Motive Auto Works – Alberto Rodriguez, regarding the property at 21V Olympia Ave., to allow a special permit for an automobile and truck repair garage pursuant to Section 5.1.44 subject to the following conditions:

 

  1. That the automobile and truck repair garage shall be limited to 21V Olympia Ave. as shown on Lease Plan Alberto Rodriguez d/b/a Motive Auto Works 21V Olympia Ave. dated 12/22/11; and
  2. That the Plumbing Inspector shall determine that the gas/oil separator is an approved device and that the interior floor drains comply with the plumbing code, and that they shall all be in place prior to occupancy.

 

If members of the City Council have any questions or concerns regarding the foregoing recommendation, please feel free to contact me.

 

Sincerely, s/Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director

 

A copy of a communication dated January 19, 2012 from Brett F. Gonsalves, Senior Engineer, Engineering Department to Edmund Tarallo, Planning Director was received as follows:

 

Subject: 21-V Olympia Avenue Automobile and Truck Repair Garage Special Permit – Plan Dated December 22, 2011 – Special Permit Application Dated January 12, 2012

 

The applicant is seeking permission to allow for an automobile and truck repair garage at the above referenced location.

 

Upon review of the lease plan, there is a note on the gas/oil separator denoting nonbuilding standard. The applicant will need to check with the plumbing inspector to determine that the gas/oil separator is an approved device and that the interior floor drains comply with the plumbing code.

 

If you or the board have any questions concerning this information, do not hesitate to contact this office.

 

Appearing was the petitioner Alberto Rodriguez and he stated that he has been involved in auto repair for fifteen years, that he has been in office work and is opening this as a new business, that he will have no employees and has no intention of hiring any employees at this time, that there will be no outside storage, and that there is shared parking at the property. IN FAVOR: None. OPPOSED: None. Motion made and 2nd that the public hearing closed, all in favor 9-0. Motion made and 2nd that the SPECIAL PERMIT be GRANTED, AS AMENDED, with the conditions as follows: 1. That the recommendations of the special permit be adopted as conditions of the special permit, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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On the petition by Motion Industries Inc., 11 Cabot Road, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 for a special permit pursuant to Sections 5.1.42 and 5.1.57b of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to operate a wholesale business and for accessory parking of commercial vehicles for no more than three (3) vehicles at 35 Industrial Parkway.

PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A communication dated February 3, 2012 was received from Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director, Woburn Planning Board as follows:

 

Re: Motion Industries Inc – 35 Industrial Parkway – To allow a special permit for a wholesale business pursuant to Section 5.1.42 and for accessory parking of commercial vehicles pursuant to Section 5.1.57b, for no more than 3 vehicles

 

Dear Mr. Campbell and members of the City Council:

 

At the Planning Board meeting held on January 24, 2012, the Planning Board voted to send a favorable recommendation to the City Council on the Special Permit application of Motion Industries INC, regarding the property at 35 Industrial Parkway, to allow a special permit for a wholesale business pursuant to Section 5.1.42 and the accessory parking of not more than three commercial vehicles pursuant to Section 5.1.57b.

 

If members of the City Council have any questions or concerns regarding the foregoing recommendation, please feel free to contact me.

 

Sincerely, s/Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director

 

A copy of a communication dated January 19, 2012 from Brett F. Gonsalves, Senior Engineer, Engineering Department to Edmund Tarallo, Planning Director was received as follows:

 

Subject: 35 Industrial Parkway Wholesale Business and Accessory Parking of

Commercial Vehicles Special Permit – Plan Dated September 10, 2007 – Special Permit Application Dated January 1, 2012

 

The applicant is seeking permission to allow for a wholesale business and for accessory parking of commercial vehicles at the above referenced location.

 

Upon review of the site plan and special permit application, this office takes no exception to the special permit as submitted.

 

If you or the board have any questions concerning this information, do not hesitate to contact this office.

 

Appearing for the petitioner was Attorney Mark Salvati, 10 Cedar Street, Suite 26,

Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 and he stated that the petitioner has been operating on Cabot Road for approximately five years, that the company is growing and looking to move to the site of the former Gold’s Gym, that the petition sells automotive parts, that there petitioner receives two to three deliveries per day by UPS truck and on occasion by a larger truck, that the petitioner currently has one truck park overnight, that the petitioner currently has a step van, that the petitioner sells at wholesale automotive bearings, valves and that type of product, that the petitioner does not store flammables on site, that the petitioner will install a sign that conforms to the zoning requirements, and that there is substantial onsite parking at the locus. IN FAVOR: Paul Meaney, Woburn Business Association, Ten Tower Office Park, Woburn stated that he is in favor of the petition, that the company moved from Cambridge to the Cabot Road location, and that the business needs more space and will remain in Woburn. OPPOSED: None. Motion made and 2nd that the public hearing be closed, all in favor 9-0. Motion made and 2nd that the SPECIAL PERMIT be GRANTED, AS AMENDED, with the condition as follows: 1. That the special permit shall be for no more than three (3) commercial vehicles, all in favor, 9-0. _________________________

 

CITIZEN’S PARTICIPATION:  None.

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COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

FINANCE:

 

On the transfer in the sum of $75,000.00 from BLS Receipts Account to Ambulance Maintenance Account and Apparatus Maintenance Account, committee report was received “ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012             s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012

 

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On the appropriation in the sum of $20,000.00 from Unreserved Fund Balance Account to Historical Expenses Account, committee report was received “ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0. Presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012            s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012

 

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On the Loan Order in the sum of $876,000.00 for Whispering Hill improvements, committee report was received “ought to pass, as amended with the Order to read as follows:

 

ORDERED     That $876,000.00 is appropriated to pay costs for the design and development of a new park that includes but is not limited to, a multipurpose field, a parking area and the restoration of an existing garage into a storage facility including the costs of consulting and engineering services, plans, documents, cost estimates, bidding services and all expenses incidental thereto and necessary in connection therewith, at the Whispering Hill Property, located at Cambridge Road containing approximately 74.5 acres which has been dedicated to park and recreation purposes under Chapter 45 Section 14 of the General Laws as amended; to meet this appropriation the Treasurer with the approval of the Mayor is authorized to borrow $876,000.00 under Chapter 44, Section 7(25) of the General Laws as amended or any other enabling authority; and that the Mayor is authorized to enter into any and all contracts and agreements, and take any other action necessary or convenient to carry out this project.

 

Further Ordered: That the Mayor is authorized to contract for, accept and expend any federal or state aid available for such development, including but not limited to, applying for, accepting and expending a Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) grant (301 CMR

5.00) in the amount of $500,000 from the Commonwealth of

Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, and to take any and all other action that may be necessary or convenient to carry out the purposes of this Order.”

 

Alderman Gately stated that he wanted the funds to come from the Free Cash Account rather than bonding. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, 7 in favor, 2 opposed (Gately, Denaro opposed), 0 absent..

Presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012             s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012

 

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On the appointment of Carolyn Turner to the Woburn Planning Board, committee report was received “ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012             s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012

 

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On the appointment of David S. Ryan to the Woburn Redevelopment Authority, committee report was received “ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012             s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012

 

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On the appointment of John D. Ray to the Woburn Board of Appeals, committee report was received “ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012             s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012

 

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On the appointment of John J. Ryan, III to the Woburn Board of Appeals, committee report was received “ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012             s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012

 

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On the appointment of Joseph McDonough to the Woburn Board of Cemetery Commissioners, committee report was received “ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012            s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012 *************************

On the reappointment of Geraldine Benecke to the Woburn Council on Aging, committee report was received “ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012             s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012

 

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On the reappointment of Jean Cronin to the Woburn Council on Aging, committee report was received “ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012             s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012

 

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On the reappointment of Mary Foley to the Woburn Council on Aging, committee report was received “ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012             s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012

 

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On the reappointment of Vincent Simeone to the Woburn Council on Aging, committee report was received “ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012             s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012

 

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On the petition by Capelo’s Auto Service, Inc. dba J.C. Auto Sales for renewal of a Second Class Motor Vehicle Sales License, committee report was received “ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor,

9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012             s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012

 

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On the petition by Woburn Gas & Service, Inc. for renewal of a Second Class Motor Vehicle Sales License, committee report was received “ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012             s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012

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NEW PETITIONS:

 

Petition by Wadee V. Suleiman, 3600 Mystic Valley Parkway #210, Medford,

Massachusetts 02155 and Mourad Elbaciti, 40 Saint Margaret Street #2, Dorchester,

Massachusetts 02125,  for a new Common Carrier License. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY AND LICENSE, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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Petition by Boomers Family Fun Center LLC dba Boomers Lazer Tag, 5 Cedar Street,

Burlington, Massachusetts 01803 for a special permit pursuant to Section 5.1.64 of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to allow for coin operated recreational and entertainment machines to be used in connection with its Lazer Tag entertainment center at 10 Micro Drive. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO PUBLIC HEARING on February 28, 2012, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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Petition by Gold Star Homes, LLC, 83 Cambridge Street, Suite 2D, Burlington,

Massachusetts 01803 for a special permit pursuant to Section 7.3 of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to allow for the change, extension and alteration of the existing nonconforming structure and nonconforming use (three family dwelling) to allow for the construction of a four family dwelling at 960 Main Street. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO PUBLIC HEARING on February 28, 2012, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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Petition by Mike Fantasia and Maryellen Fantasia, 11 Winn Valley Drive, Burlington, Massachusetts 01803 for a special permit pursuant to Section 5, Paragraph 15 to convert a 1,984 s.f. area of the basement into a garage at 0 Cpl. Charles J. McMahon Drive. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO PUBLIC HEARING on

February 28, 2012, all in favor, 9-0.

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COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORTS:

 

A communication dated December 2011 was received from Charles L. O’Connor, Parking Clerk, Police Headquarters, 25 Harrison Avenue as follows:

 

In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 90, Section 20½, I am submitting a report to you on the parking violations in the City of Woburn for the period ending December 2011: number of parking violations issued 1,311, number of violations paid 621, number of violations outstanding 436, amount collected and submitted to the Office of the Collector $48,647.40. There exists a backlog of 5,541 tickets for 1982 through 2010. Demand will be sent until all tickets have been paid. Parking violations referred to the Handicapped Commission to date $9,500.00.

 

Respectfully submitted, s/Charles L. O’Connor, Parking Clerk City of Woburn

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be RECEIVED AND PLACED ON FILE, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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A communication dated January 19, 2012 was received from Joanne Collins, Director, Woburn Council on Aging along with a copy of the Director’s Report and the minutes of the Council on Aging for the month of December 2011. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be RECEIVED AND PLACED ON FILE, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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A communication dated February 2, 2012 was received from Joanne Collins, Director, Woburn Council on Aging along with a copy of the Director’s Report and the minutes of the Council on Aging for the month of January 2012. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be RECEIVED AND PLACED ON FILE, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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A communication dated January 20, 2012 with attachments was received from City

Solicitor Ellen Callahan Doucette relative to Title 17 of the Woburn Municipal Code “Responsible Employer Ordinance” and the recent decision of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts in UCANE v. City of Fall River and suggesting that the City Council review the ordinance in view of the decision. Motion made and 2nd that the

MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ORDINANCES, CHARTER AND

RULES, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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A communication dated January 31, 2012 was received from Attorney Brian R. Cook, Burke and Foskett, LLC, 738 Main Street, Hingham, Massachusetts 02043 relative to a request for relief from sewer use charges at 8 Glade Street. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be RECEIVED AND PLACED ON FILE, all in favor, 9-0.

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UNFINISHED BUSINESS OF PRECEDING MEETING:  None.

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APPOINTMENTS AND ELECTIONS:  None.

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MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

 

ORDERED     That the Committee on Public Safety meet with the Chief of Police at the committee meeting to be held on February 13, 2012 for an update on public safety issues.

 

s/Alderman Haggerty

 

Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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ORDERED     That the City Council of the City of Woburn does hereby approve an

Easement over a parcel of land, which parcel is shown as “Access

Easement” on a plan entitled “Site Plan 30 Merrimac Street Condominium

30 Merrimac Street, Woburn, Mass. Scale 1” = 20’ January 31, 2011 Prepared by Edward J. Farrell, Professional Land Surveyor”, which plan is to be recorded in the Middlesex South District Registry of Deeds and a copy is attached hereto.

 

Said easement is described in a document titled “Grant of Easement” to be recorded in said deeds, a copy of which is attached hereto.

 

Further it was voted to authorize the Mayor to execute such Easement or other Instrument in favor of the owner of record of such affected parcels in consideration of such sum as be in the best interest in the City of Woburn.

 

s/Alderman Raymond

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON INFRASTRUCTURE AND MUNICIPAL LANDS, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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ORDERED     That in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 54, as amended, the City Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to notify and to warn such of the inhabitants of the City of Woburn as are qualified to vote in Primaries to assemble at the polling places in their respective wards as

designated herein, on TUESDAY, the SIXTH DAY OF MARCH, 2012 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., then and there to cast their votes in the Presidential Primary for the candidates of Democratic, Republican and Green-Rainbow political parties for the following offices:

 

PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE……………      FOR THIS

COMMONWEALTH STATE COMMITTEE MAN…………………… 4TH MIDDLESEX

SENATORIAL DISTRICT  STATE COMMITTEE WOMAN………………. 4TH MIDDLESEX

SENATORIAL DISTRICT  WARD COMMITTEE……………………………WARD 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

WOBURN

 

Ward-Precinct Polling Place Location

   

1-1                       Joyce Middle School Library, 55 Locust Street

 

1-2                  Clapp School Cafeteria, Hudson Street and Arlington Road

 

2-1                   Shamrock School Gym, 60 Green Street

 

2-2                   Shamrock School Gym, 60 Green Street

 

3-1

 

Hurld School Gym, 75 Bedford Road

3-2

 

Hurld School Gym, 75 Bedford Road

4-1

 

Wyman School Auditorium, Main Street and Eaton Avenue

4-2

 

White School Gym, 36 Bow Street

5-1

 

Goodyear School Gym, 41 Central Street

5-2

 

Goodyear School Gym, 41 Central Street

6-1

 

Altavesta School Gym, 990 Main Street

6-2

Altavesta School Gym, 990 Main Street

7-1

 

Reeves School Gym, 240 Lexington Street

7-2

 

Reeves School Gym, 240 Lexington Street
                          s/President Denaro

 

Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: February 9, 2012             s/Scott D. Galvin Feb. 9, 2012

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Motion made and 2nd to suspend the rules for the purpose of adding the following late filed matters to the Order of the Day, all in favor, 9-0.

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ORDERED     That the sum of $47,000.00 be and is hereby appropriated as so stated from Traffic Safety & Infrastructure Acct #360058-588170 $47,000.00 to Upgrade to MWRA Meter 230 $47,000.00.

 

I hereby approve the above: s/Scott D. Galvin, Mayor          I hereby recommend the above: s/John E. Corey, City Engineer

I have reviewed the above: s/Gerald W. Surette, City Auditor

 

s/President Denaro

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, all in favor, 9-0.

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Motion made and 2nd to return to the regular order of business, all in favor, 9-0. _________________________

 

Motion made and 2nd to ADJOURN, all in favor, 9-0. Meeting adjourned at 7:49 p.m.

 

A TRUE RECORD ATTEST:

 

 

 

William C. Campbell

City Clerk and Clerk of the City Council

 

 

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