City Council – 11/19/2007

DATE 11/19/2007
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

NOVEMBER 19, 2007 – 7:30 P.M.

REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL

 

Roll Call

                                                          Denaro                          Gately

                                                          Drapeau                        Gonsalves

                                                          Dwyer                          Mercer-Bruen

                                                           Galvin                         Doherty

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On the election of an Alderman to fill the remaining term of the vacant Ward 6 seat on the Woburn City Council. At the direction of President Doherty, the City Council proceeded to the election of an Alderman to fill the remaining term of the vacant Ward 6 seat by each Alderman stating the name of the candidate they chose for office until one candidate received five votes. The vote was as follows:

 

Alderman                                            Vote

 

Denaro   Michael Raymond Drapeau    Michael Raymond Dwyer     Michael Raymond Galvin     Michael Raymond Gately     Michael Raymond Gonsalves    Michael Raymond Mercer-Bruen    Michael Raymond Doherty    Michael Raymond

 

Totals                                                  Michael Raymond    Eight (8) votes

 

 

Michael Raymond of 10 North Maple Street, Woburn, Massachusetts having received eight (8) votes was declared by the President to have been elected Alderman of Ward Six.

 

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The City Clerk proceeded to administer to oath of office for Alderman of Ward Six to Michael Raymond as follows:

 

OATH OF OFFICE

 

I, Michael Raymond, do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and will support the Constitution thereof, so help me God.

 

I, Michael Raymond, do solemnly swear and affirm that I will faithfully and impartially discharge and perform all the duties incumbent upon me as Alderman, according to the best of my abilities and understanding, agreeably to the rules and regulations of the Constitution and Laws of the Commonwealth, so help me God.

 

I, Michael Ryamond, do solemnly swear that I will uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America and the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and that I will oppose the overthrow of the government of the United States, or of this Commonwealth, by force, violence or by any illegal or unconstitutional method, so help me God.

 

Sworn to, before me, by the above named Michael Raymond.

 

__________________________________                                                              William C. Campbell, City Clerk

and Clerk of City Council

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Motion made and 2nd to suspend the rules for the purposes of taking the following matter out of order, all in favor, 9-0.

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On the Order to transfer the sum of $380,000.00 from Demolition of Reeves School Account to Reeves School Landscaping Account, committee report was received “back for action”. City Engineer John Corey stated that he worked with two representatives of the Reeves parent teacher organization, the ward alderman and school department staff, that he prepared a plan and cost estimate for the project, that an appropriate school bus drop-off area is a key component of the proposal, that the appropriation needs to be approved for the design and bid documents to be prepared, that the project will be designed over the winter with construction during the summer of 2008, that the work will be completed by the school year beginning in 2008, that there will be improved parking for elderly and handicapped voters and better access to the voting area in the plan, that there will be more play equipment with two components, that one component will be for students in kindergarten to first grade and one component will be for students in second grade through fifth grade, that with the demolition of the old school building there is a large field area, that there is temporary grass to maintain erosion control and allow use as a play area until completion of the project, that the area will be graded out and the contours shaped, that there will be an impressed pavement crosswalk and better signage, that the existing paved area will have a basketball court and multi-play area, that thee will be a graded and sodded play area and better landscaping on the existing slope around the school, that access onto Parker Street will be maintained, that primarily grading, paving, sodding and seeding makes up the appropriation estimate, and that there will be no drainage work as part of this project. Alderman Drapeau stated that a lot of design work at the Reeves was delayed as the site served as a swing school during construction of other schools, that there is definitely an issue with safety with the traffic on the site, that that there is substandard playground equipment compared to other new school facilities, that this will bring the school up to par with other new schools in the city, that voter access for elderly voters was difficult, and that he supports this proposal. Alderman Galvin stated that if someone wants to see substandard conditions they can visit the Hurld, Altavesta, Wyman and Clapp schools, that there is no sense of fairness in this process at all, that at the Hurld school there has been a request for paving at the rear of the school because of the poor site conditions, that the money originally appropriated for the tear down of the old school building was a sham at $1,500,000.00, that it was an endaround to get the playground repairs, that there is nothing like this proposal at any of the other schools in the city, and that he will not support the proposal. Alderman Drapeau stated that he compared the condition of the Reeves school to other newer schools in the city, that this is not an elaborate plan, that parents of students in the school raised money to purchase the playground equipment, that the money is need to make the grading improvements, that the situation at the site is now dangerous, that this will complete the project he way it was supposed to be completed, that architects and engineers were hired to estimate the demolition cost which came out at $1,800,000.00, that the bids came in less than that amount, and that selling four lots on Parker Street will further reimburse these costs. Alderman Gonsalves stated that the city is not done in rebuilding the schools and rehabilitating the school recreational facilities, and that in the future other schools will be brought up to parity but that this is being done one school at a time as the city can afford it. Alderman Denaro stated that a proper school bus turnaround is needed at this school and that he will support the appropriation for this reason along, that the Goodyear school project also needs to move forward, and that it is likely that one large elementary school will be built in the future and that will be it. Alderman Mercer-Bruen stated that the traffic patterns have to be improved. Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, 8 in favor, 1 opposed (Galvin opposed).

Presented to the Mayor: Nov. 21, 2007       s/Thomas L. McLaughlin Nov. 27, 2007

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

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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:  None.

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PUBLIC HEARINGS:  

 

On the petition by A.L. Prime Energy, 319B Salem Street, Wakefield, Massachusetts

01880 for a special permit pursuant to Sections 5.1.46a, 51..46b and 5.1.22a of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to allow for a self service gasoline station and convenience store with hours in excess of 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at 1 Hill Street. PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A communication dated November 14, 2007 was received from Attorney Joseph Tarby, Murtha Cullina LLP, 600 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 as follows:

 

Re: Special Permit Petition of A.L. Prime Energy, 1 Hill Street, Woburn, Massachusetts

 

Dear Mr. Campbell:

 

I respectfully request that the public hearing on this matter be continued to the City Council meeting scheduled for December 4, 2007 in order to provide the City of Woburn’s traffic consultant, VHB, sufficient time to complete its peer review of my client’s Traffic Impact Study. In addition, the Planning Board has continued its review of the petition to November 27, 2007. If you need any further information, please contact me. Thank you.

 

Very truly yours, s/Joseph R. Tarby III

 

Appearing for the petitioner was Attorney Joseph R. Tarby and he stated that the peer review has been forwarded to the Planning Board and that this matter will be before the

Planning Board next week. IN FAVOR: None. OPPOSED: None. Motion made and 2nd that the PUBLIC HEARING be CONTINUED TO THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL ON DECEMBER 4, 2007 AND THAT THE MATTER BE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON SPECIAL PERMITS, all in favor 9-0.

 

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On the petition by Sam Gandor, 290 Turnpike Road, Suite 354, Westborough, Massachusetts 01581 for a special permit pursuant to Section 7.1.3 of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, for reconstruction or structural change to a pre-existing and non-conforming four family frame residential dwelling to allow the construction of a deck or porch structure at the rear elevation of principal dwelling at 11-13 Porter Street. PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A communication dated November 19, 2007 was received from Attorney Malcolm Houck, 7 Winn Street, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 as follows:

 

In re: 11-13 Porter Street – Sam Gandor, Owner

 

Dear Mr. Campbell:

 

Further to the City Council Special Permit’s Committee Meeting held last Thursday, November 15, 2007, it has been agreed that this continuing matter be held open for another sixty (60) days. This will allow for the completion of a structural report for the Porter Street dwelling house and the preparation of design plans which will accommodate concerns of the City Council, as the Special Permit Granting Authority.

 

Accordingly, and whereas this matter is held over for further proceedings by the

Committee, there will be no need for action by the full City Council at its meeting this evening. To the extent that this letter is a further request for a continuing extension, in accordance with the resolve of the Special Permit’s Committee, please record it as such.

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

 

Very truly yours, s/Malcolm H. Houck

 

IN FAVOR: None. OPPOSED: None. Motion made and 2nd that the PUBLIC HEARING be CONTINUED TO THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL ON JANUARY 22, 2007 AND THAT THE MATTER BE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON SPECIAL PERMITS, all in favor 9-0.

 

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On the petition by Robert Adams and Greg Adams, c/o Attorney Mark J. Salvati, 10

Cedar Street, Suite 26, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 for a special permit pursuant to Section 7.3 of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to replace two multifamily buildings with one building containing five dwelling units at 239 Main Street.

PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A copy of a communication dated November 14, 2007 to the Committee on Special Permits was received from Attorney Mark J. Salvati, 10 Cedar Street, Suite 26, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 as follows:

 

Re: 239 Main Street

 

Dear Alderman Dwyer and Committee Members:

 

Request is made to continue the above matter to a date to be determined by the committee in order for the petitioner to prepare a site plan for the number of units requested.

 

Thank you for your cooperation and please call with any questions.

 

Very truly yours, s/Mark J. Salvati

 

IN FAVOR: None. OPPOSED: None. Motion made and 2nd that the PUBLIC HEARING be CONTINUED TO THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL ON JANUARY 22, 2007 AND THAT THE MATTER BE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON SPECIAL PERMITS, all in favor 9-0.

 

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Motion made and 2nd that the Regular Meeting of the City Council scheduled for January 1, 2008 be canceled and rescheduled to January 8, 2008, all in favor, 9-0. Motion made and 2nd that the Regular Meeting of the City Council scheduled for January 15, 2008 be canceled and rescheduled for January 22, 2008, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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On the petition by CFRI/CQ Woburn LLC c/o Campanelli Companies, One Campanelli Drive, Braintree, MA 02185 for a special permit pursuant to Section 5.1 (30b) of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to allow for additional office space of approximately 135,000 square feet with the total office space of approximately 171,700 square feet at 8 Presidential Way. PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A communication dated November 15, 2007 with attachments was received from Attorney Joseph Tarby, Murtha Cullina LLP, 600 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 as follows:

 

Re: Petition of Campanelli Companies, 8 Presidential Way, Woburn, Massachusetts

 

Dear Mr. Campbell:

 

Enclosed please find twenty-one (21) copies of the Development Impact Statement for the above-referenced Petition. If you need any additional copies, please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you.

 

Very truly yours, s/Joseph R. Tarby III

 

Appearing for the petitioner was Attorney Joseph R. Tarby and he stated that the locus contains 13.8 acres of land, that there is an existing vacant building which was used for manufacturing and office space, that access to the site is by two full access driveways off Presidential Way, that the petitioner will be converting the existing building, that the petitioner is in the process of developing mitigation figures but it will be approximately $150,000.00, that the matter will be reviewed by the Planning Board next week, and that he requests that the Planning Board be closed for the matter for to the Committee on Special Permits. Stephen Murphy stated that he is a partner in Campenelli Companies, that they have been in business since 1947, that the are a family owner real estate development company, and that the property will be at maximum development capacity for the site, that with structured parking in the future there would be additional space. David Maxwell of Kelly Engineering Group stated that they are the civil engineers on the project, that the petitioner will renovate the entirety of the existing building and add a new three story addition to the existing two story building, that the building is set up for multiple primary entrance points if needed but they are seeking one or two tenants for the whole building, that there will be 592 parking spaces which is a ratio of 3½ parking spaces for every 1,000 square feet, and that this is in excess of the zoning regulations but is what the office market will demand. Alderman Raymond stated that the area has an EPA test well related to the Superfund site. Mr. Maxwell stated that it is his understanding that this is presently a clean site and that this may have been an historic well that is not being read. Alderman Raymond stated that the well was freshly marked with paint. Mr. Maxwell stated that the paint marking may have been placed by his employees while working on the site. Mr. Murphy stated that this is a clean site with no outstanding environmental issues. Eric Eby of Greenman Pedersen stated that he is the traffic engineer for the site, that he analyzed trip generation for the project compared with the former use and the impact on the intersections, that some timing improvements to the traffic control signals in the area can be made, that he will work with the city on the mitigation issues, that if light timing adjustments were not made there would be poorer traffic conditions however the recommended adjustments will improve this, and that there is not enough right of way to add more lanes. Alderman Gonsalves stated the there needs to be a plan for better lanes in this area but that the mitigation will not be enough to purchase land for widening the lanes. IN FAVOR: Paul Meaney, Executive Director, Woburn Business Association, 10 Tower Office Park, Woburn stated that the City Council can forge a good relationship with a very good company that has never built in Woburn and which owns no property in Woburn, that there was always a plan to add a second building to this building when it was originally constructed, that he is not aware of any contamination at the site, and that with the current economy the City Council should move this project along. OPPOSED: None. Motion made and 2nd that the PUBLIC

HEARING be CONTINUED TO THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL ON DECEMBER 4, 2007 AND THAT THE MATTER BE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON SPECIAL PERMITS, all in favor 9-0.

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CITIZEN’S PARTICIPATION:  None.

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COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

POLICE AND LICENSES:

 

On the petitions for renewal First Class Motor Vehicle Sales Licenses by Lawless

Chrysler Jeep, Inc. and M&L Transit Systems, Inc., 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: Nov. 21, 2007       s/Thomas L. McLaughlin Nov. 27, 2007

 

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On the petition by Avalon Transportation, LLC for a new Livery 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: Nov. 21, 2007       s/Thomas L. McLaughlin Nov. 27, 2007

 

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On the Order to transfer the sum of $28,500.00 from Fire –Ambulance Receipts (BLS) Account to Fire – 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: Nov. 21, 2007       s/Thomas L. McLaughlin Nov. 27, 2007

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NEW PETITIONS:

 

Petitions for renewal of First Class Motor Vehicles Sales Licenses by C.N. Wood

Company, Inc., 200 Merrimac Street; Lannan Chevrolet, Inc., 40 and 56 Winn Street;

R.C. Olsen Cadillac, Inc., 199-201 Cambridge Road; Woodco Machinery, Inc., 22 North

Maple Street; Woburn Foreign Motors, 394 Washington Street; an1d Azure Dynamics Incorporated, 9 Forbes Road. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTERS be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON POLICE AND LICENSES, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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Petitions for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicle Sales Licenses by Capelo’s Auto Service, Inc., 22 Winn Street; Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company of Boston, Inc., 248

Mishawum Road; Francis Garbibo dba Tom’s Auto Body, 10R Green Street; J.C. Auto Sales, 84-86 Winn Street; Larade’s Collision Repair Center, Inc., 20 High Street;

McSheffrey Auto Sales, Inc., 878-880 Main Street; New Boston Auto Exchange, 210

New Boston Street; Donald J. Socorelis dba Woburn Glass Co.; Velozo Enterprises, Inc., 936 Main Street; and Woburn Gas & Service, Inc., 545 Main Street. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTERS be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON POLICE AND LICENSES, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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Petition for renewal of Third Class Motor Vehicle Sales License by Woburn Truck and Auto, Inc., 1095R Main Street . Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON POLICE AND LICENSES, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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Petition by Mohamad S. Moharam 80 North Warren Street, Woburn for a new Taxi Cab License. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON POLICE AND LICENSES, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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Petition by Ahmad Abbas, 295 W. Wyoming Avenue, #3A, Stoneham, Massachusetts 02180 for a new Taxi Cab License. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be

REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON POLICE AND LICENSES, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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Petition by Superior Giclee/Charles Saccardo, 245 Salem Street, Suite 2, Woburn,

Massachusetts 01801 for a special permit pursuant to Section 5.1.57a of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to allow parking an enclosed 14 foot by 7 foot by 7 foot cargo trailer beside building at 245 Salem Street. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO PUBLIC HEARING, all in favor, 9-0.

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COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORTS:

 

A communication dated 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 20A½, I am submitting a report to you on the parking violations in the City of Woburn for the period ending October 2007: number of tickets issued 1,368, number of tickets paid 1,181, number of hearings scheduled 647, number of tickets voided or dismissed 113, number of tickets outstanding 383, number of tickets issued by motorcycle officers 0, total dollar amount collected and turned into the Treasurer’s Office $53,256.80. There exists a backlog of 4,872 tickets for 1982 through 2006. Demands will be sent out until all tickets have been cleared. Parking violations turned over to Handicap Commission to date $7,240.00.

 

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 October 30, 2007 with attachments was received from Joanne Collins, Director, Woburn Council on Aging along with the minutes of the October meeting of the Council on Aging and the Director’s report for the month of October.

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 November 8, 2007 was received from Attorney Brian W. Riley, Kopelman and Paige, P.C. relative to State Ethics Commission narrowing interpretation of “business organization”. 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 November 7, 2007 with attachments was received from John Danizio, Deputy Auditor, Office of the City Auditor relative to quarterly budget report for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2008. 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 October 31, 2007 was received from Joseph T. Garbino, Grant Writer, relative to the an earmarked grant of $75,000.00 received by the city of Woburn from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for the purposes of constructing a fully accessible comfort station at Library Park. 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 November 6, 2007 with attachments was received from Donald J. Borchelt, Executive Director, Woburn Redevelopment Authority along with the meeting package for the October meeting of the Woburn Redevelopment Authority. 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 November 11, 2007 was received from the Woburn Police

Department entitled “Fuel Transactions (short form) From 10/01/2007 to 10/31/2007”. 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 November 14, 2007 was received from City Engineer John E. Corey, Jr., PE advising that the engineering department will be preparing design plans and bid specifications for the three cleaning and lining program this winter for construction in the spring and relative to water improvements. 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 November 14, 2007 was received from Joseph E. Connarton, Executive Director, Public Employee Retirement and Administration Commission advising that the appropriation required for the retirement system in Fiscal Year 2009 is $4,369,054.00. 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 November 8, 2007 was received from Daniel R. Deutsch, Deutsch, Williams relative to the New England Transrail matter. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be RECEIVED AND PLACED ON FILE, all in favor, 9-0. _________________________

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS OF PRECEDING MEETING:  None.

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APPOINTMENTS AND ELECTIONS: 

 

A communication dated November 15, 2007 was received from President Charles Doherty as follows:

 

I am appointing Alderman Darlene Mercer-Bruen to fill Alderman John Ciriello’s position on the Police and License Committee. Please notify the City Council members.

 

Thank you, Charles Doherty

 

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

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MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

 

ORDERED     Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of Woburn that Section 13.1.4 of Title 13 of the 1989 Woburn Municipal Code, as amended, be further amended by striking the words “Residential $500 per equivalent unit per utility ($600 minimum)” and inserting in its place the words “Residential $500 per equivalent unit per utility ($500 minimum)”

 

s/Alderman Gately

 

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

 

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ORDERED     That all special permits, unless otherwise stated by the City Council, are granted to the petitioner and are not transferable.

 

s/Alderman Mercer-Bruen

 

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

 

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RESOLVED That the Traffic Commission establish a no heavy trucking restriction on High Street from Greenwood Avenue to Auburn Street.

 

s/Alderman Gately

 

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

Presented to the Mayor: Nov. 21, 2007       s/Thomas L. McLaughlin Nov. 27, 2007

 

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RESOLVED That the Traffic Commission establish a no heavy trucking restriction on Auburn Street from Jefferson Avenue to Montvale Avenue.

 

s/Alderman Gately

 

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

Presented to the Mayor: Nov. 21, 2007       s/Thomas L. McLaughlin Nov. 27, 2007

 

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RESOLVED That the Traffic Commission establish a no heavy trucking restriction on Fairmount Street from High Street to Montvale Avenue.

 

s/Alderman Gately

 

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

Presented to the Mayor: Nov. 21, 2007       s/Thomas L. McLaughlin Nov. 27, 2007

 

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RESOVLED That His Honor the Mayor instruct the Superintendent of Public Works to install granite curbing and concrete sidewalks on the easterly portion of the cut through par t of Nashua Street to Draper Street in the spring of 2008;

 

That this residentially dense area is a notorious cut through for vehicle traffic coming from the industrial area of Holton Street and Draper Street;

 

That recent traffic studies conducted by Howard, Stein, Hudson confirms the unusual level of traffic for such a residential area; and

 

That lack of sidewalks on either side of the street is a safety concern and should be addressed before the next year.

 

s/Alderman Mercer-Bruen, Alderman Dwyer

  and Alderman Gonsalves

 

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

Presented to the Mayor: November 21, 2007         Returned Unsigned Nov. 29, 2007

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Motion made and 2nd to ADJOURN, all in favor, 9-0. Meeting adjourned at 8:37 p.m.

 

A TRUE RECORD ATTEST:

 

 

 

William C. Campbell

City Clerk and Clerk of the City Council

 

 

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