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Woburn FY2023 Tax Classification

December 2 , 2022   At the Tax Classification Hearing on Thursday, December 1, 2022, the City Council voted a Fiscal Year 2023 residential factor of 0.719878. The vote by the City Council was acted upon after assessment and valuation methodologies applied by the City were approved by the MA Department of Revenue through their … Continued

Waste Bans for Mattresses and Textiles

Waste Bans for Mattresses and Textiles New State regulations begin November 1 As of November 1, 2022, mattresses and textiles will no longer be allowed in the trash.  New state rules require mattresses and textiles be kept out of the trash so they can be recycled or donated for reuse.  In order to comply, the … Continued

PFAS Testing Update from Mayor Scott Galvin

PFAS Testing Update from Mayor Scott Galvin: 8-25-2022 The City of Woburn is committed to providing regular updates to our community about PFAS testing and providing high quality drinking water to our residents. The City conducts monthly testing for PFAS in its treated drinking water in accordance with all Mass DEP requirements. Over the past … Continued

DPH Mosquito Alert

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) has announced that the West Nile virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitos collected from the City of Woburn. WNV is most commonly transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. The mosquitoes that carry this virus are common throughout the state and are found in … Continued

Mayor Urges Caution as Severe Heat Wave is Predicted

AUGUST 4, 2022 Mayor Urges Caution as Severe Heat Wave is Predicted Weather forecasts for Thursday, August 4th through Monday, August 8th are predicting temperatures that will soar into the mid-90s with high humidity—creating an extended period of summer heat that can present risks related to prolonged heat exposure, particularly for those who are more … Continued

City Council Committee on Finance will meet on August 9 , 2022 at 6:00 pm in City Council Chambers , to discuss Mayor’s Five year Capital Plan

Michael Concannon, City Council President Members of Woburn City Council   I am pleased to submit the 5 Year Capital Improvement Plan (FY 2023-FY 2027) to the city council, which provides important measured investments in our buildings, equipment, infrastructure, sustainability and community. The total CIP cost is $89,613,758 and includes a number of funding sources … Continued

Public Meeting for MassDOT ADA Ramp Improvements: July 13, 2022

MassDOT Project #609387 – District 4 – ADA Retrofits at Various Locations What is happening? A Live Virtual Design Public Hearing will be hosted on the MassDOT website below to present the design for the District 4 – ADA Retrofits at Various Locations project. Throughout various locations in the Cities of Methuen and Woburn, the … Continued

Free iHealth COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Kits

Mayor Scott Galvin and the Woburn Board of Health are offering FREE iHealth COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits and face masks for Woburn Residents & City of Woburn employees throughout July & August. These are available on a first come, first serve basis. Test kits and masks will be distributed at the following locations: Office of the … Continued