Woburn City Council

DATE 11/20/2018
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:

A. Order to amend Woburn Municipal Code relative to senior citizens and veterans tax assistance programs.

4. Public Hearings:

A. Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless for a grant of right in a way to locate a small cell wireless antenna and fixtures at 550 Main Street.[Request to continue filed]

B. 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.

C. 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.

D. Presidential Ventures LLC for a special permit and site plan approval to allow construction of parking spaces, subsurface drainage structures, exterior lighting and waiver from tree requirement at 8 Presidential Way

E. President Haggerty to amend the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, by adding a new Section 30 entitled “Smart Growth Overlay Districts” in accordance with the purposes of G. L. Chapter 40R; 2. By amending the City of Woburn Zoning Map by overlaying the Smart Growth Overlay District zoning provisions over one parcel of land at 300 Mishawum Road; 3. By adopting the Woburn Mall Smart Growth Overlay District Design Standards; and 4. By adopting the Smart Growth Overlay District Plan Review and Special Permit Application Form and the Smart Growth Overlay District Regulations and Submission Requirements.

F. Order to amend 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances relative to definitions of gross floor area and net floor area.

G. Order to amend 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances relative to conversion of significant historic building or structure.

H. Order to amend 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances relative to overnight parking in a buffer zone adjacent to residential zoning district.

5. Citizen’s Participation: None.

6. Committee Reports:

A. Wig Big, Inc. for new Livery License (OTP).

B. Order to transfer $4,649.50 from Traffic Safety & Infrastructure to Mitigation New Boston St Bridge Acct (OTP).

7. New Petitions:

A. Festival on the Common for special event permit to allow a festival on November 24, 2018 on Woburn Common and area streets.

B. Tanner TaTa Foundation for special event permit to allow a road race on November 25, 2018 at 15 Middlesex Canal Park Drive and area streets.

C. Petitions for renewal of First Class Motor Vehicles Sales License by C.N. Wood Company, Inc.; M&L Transit Systems, Inc.; Northeast Tree, Inc.; WMK, LLC dba Mobility Works; Woodco Machinery, Inc.

D. Petitions for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicle Licenses by Robert McSheffrey dba Bob McSheffrey Auto Sales; Capelo’s Auto Service, Inc. dba Capelo’s Auto Sales; Capelo’s Auto Service, Inc. dba J.C. Auto Sales; Kenneth L. O’Connor and Thomas F. Norton dba City Line Motors; Enterprise Rent-a-Car Company of Boston, LLC; Jeffrey Pollock dba Exclusive Automobiles; George’s Auto Body of Woburn, Inc.; Oliver McDermottroe and Bridget M. McDermottroe dba McDermottroe Auto Sales; Ollie’s Service Center; Velozo Enterprises, Inc. dba Rogers Radiator; Adamo Rufo dba Route 16 Auto Broker; Tracy M. Batten dba Tracy’s Auto Sales; David Dellarocco dba Woburn Auto Sales; Donald J. Socorelis dba Woburn Glass Co.; Abdelaziz Ilaj dba Woburn Motor Sports; and Wassim (Sam) Nicolas dba Woburn Square Mobil.

E. Petition for renewal of Third Class Motor Vehicle Sales License by Woburn Truck and Auto, Inc.

F. Petitions for approval to provide personal services under MGL c. 268A, §20(b) by Roy N. Cudmore; Stephen Miele; Thomas M. Skeffington; and Dennis M. Stone.

G. Request by United Rentals, Inc. for minor modification to allow transfer of special permit granted to BlueLine Rental at 20 Atlantic Avenue.

H. Park Avenue Solar Solutions for special permit to amend special permit to change location of equipment pad, handicapped parking and increase fence height at 300 Wildwood Avenue.

I. American Towers LLC for special permit to add telecommunications antenna in light pole and on roof at 10 Presidential Way.

J. CPET Realty, LLC for special permit to construct a small building addition at 350 Washingotn Street.

K. Wayne Alarm Systems, Inc. for special permit to allow commercial vehicles to park within 50 feet of property boundary line at 83-85 and 87-89 Elm Street.

8. Communications and Reports:

A. Report of Council on Aging Director and minutes of Council on Aging meeting.

B. Parking Clerk report.

C. Boston Gas Company and Colonial Gas Company dba National Grid notice of filing and public hearing on three-year energy efficiency plan for 2019-2021.

9. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings: None.

10. Appointments and Elections: None.

11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:

A. Resolve for Committee on Special Permits to review special permit issued to Unified Construction Group LLC at 29 Draper Street.

B. Resolve for Committee on Special Permits to review special permit issued to Superior Contracting Services LLC at 31 Draper Street

C. Order for communication to City Solicitor requesting status report on appeal by NStar Electric Company dba Eversource energy proposed 345K transmission line.

D. Order for communication to MassDOT relative to re-establishment of Mishawum Station from a flag stop to full service.

E. Order for stop sign on Blueberry Hill Road at Holton Street.

F. Order for no parking restriction on Carmen Terrace.

G. Order to eliminate handicapped parking space at 5 Church Street.

H. Order for stop sign on Dix Road Ext. at Samoset Road.

I. Order for 25 m.p.h. speed limit on Samoset Road.

J. Order for public hearing pursuant to MGL Ch. 139, Sec. 1 to determine if the property located at 43-45 Church Street is a nuisance.

K. Order to amend Woburn Zoning Code to delete section 5.8 Interim Regulations for Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers.

L. Order to amend Woburn Zoning Code to amend Section 5.1 relative to wireless communications facilities.

M. Resolve recognizing the retirement of Woburn Police Chief Robert Ferullo.