Woburn City Council

DATE 04/17/2018
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: None.

4. Public Hearings:

A. Boys and Girls Club of Woburn for a special permit to allow carnival from May 3, 2018 to May 6, 2018 at 25 Middlesex Canal Parkway.

B. 285 Locust LLC for a special permit and site plan for the demolition of the existing commercial building and site improvements, and for the construction of a 41 unit, attached townhouse development with integrated parking, landscaping and infrastructure improvements at 285 Locust Street.

C. NSTAR Electric Company d/b/a Eversource Energy for a grant of right in a public way to allow installation of a new subsurface 345 kilovolt transmission conduit duct bank beneath Lake Avenue, Pickering Street, Border Street, Cross Street, Washington Street, and Montvale Avenue.

D. Hilton Hotel for a special permit to allow for the alteration of a preexisting nonconforming structure to change a roof sign at 2 Forbes Road.

E. Adam Quinn, Quinn Management, Inc. for a special permit to allow reuse of a portion of building for a 2,000 square foot Dunkin Donuts store at 130 Commerce Way.

F. Petition to amend the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, by adding a new Section relative to maximum residential density.

G. Petition to amend the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, Sections 5.1.56, 5.1.55 relative to private garage and accessory building.

H. 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]

I. 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]

5. Citizen’s Participation: None.

6. Committee Reports:

A. Appointment of Chris Irving to serve as a member of the Woburn Golf and Ski Authority. (OTP)

B. GameStop for renewal of License to Purchase and Sell Second-Hand and Personal Article of Value. (OTP)

C. Petitions for renewal of Livery Licenses by Harmony Transportation; KPS Bhatti Inc.; and Checker Cab of Woburn Inc. (OTP)

D. Petition for renewal of Taxi Cab License by Checker Cab of Woburn Inc. (OTP)

7. New Petitions:

A. Blues for Veterans for Special Event Permit to music concert on September 15, 2018 at Library Field.

B. North Suburban YMCA for Special Event Permit to allow road race on May 19, 2018 at Horn Pond and area streets.

C. St. Anthony Church for Special Event Permit to allow community and church festival on June 2, 2018 at Ferullo Field.

D. The International School of Boston for Special Event Permit to allow run and walk event on June 12, 2018 at Horn Pond.

E. Petitions for new Livery Licenses by Roman Limousine Inc. and Logan Way.

F. Petition for renewal of Taxi Cab License by Woburn Cab Co, Inc.

G. James Nadeau for special permit to allow detached garage with doors 8 feet six inches in height at 78 School Street.

8. Communications and Reports:

A. Building Commissioner quarterly nuisance property report.

B. MassDOT relative to traffic control signals at 394 Washington Street.

9. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings: None.

10. Appointments and Elections: None.

11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:

A. Order to amend Woburn Zoning Ordinances relative to roof top dining facilities.

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