Woburn City Council

DATE 12/04/2018
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 an Order to authorize borrowing in the sum of $1,300,000.00 for the construction of playground on former Clapp School site.

B. Order for appropriation of $45,000. for hiring of an IT Operations Specialist.

C. Order for appropriation of $180,000. for Police Department Reserve and new hire training.

D. Order for appropriation of $45,000. for hiring of Library Facilities/Tech Manager.

E. Order to amend 1989 Woburn Municipal Code, as amended, by adding Article XVI Information Technology Department.

F. Order to amend 1989 Woburn Municipal Code, as amended, Sections 15-5 Building Permit Fees and Section 15-27 relative to vacant property registration fee.

4. Public Hearings:

A. 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.

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

C. Seaver Properties LLC for a special permit and site plan approval to allow 41 residential townhouse units and a waiver of the required buffer zone of seventy feet between the R-3 zoned property and O-P zoned property at Hinckley Street, Warren-Mishawum Avenue, Mishawum-Dexter Avenue, Dexter Avenue, North Maple/Monks, Monks Warren, Monks Street.

D. Copy Pro for a special permit pursuant as follows: 1. To alter a pre-existing nonconforming structure by adding a garage; 2. To allow for overnight parking of eight commercial vehicles; and 3. To allow for enlargement in the Groundwater Protection District, at 46 Fowle Street.

E.  Scrub-A-Dub Auto Wash Center Inc. for a special permit to amend a prior special permit to allow for alteration of an existing self-serve gas station and car wash at 295 Mishawum Road.

5. Citizen’s Participation: None.

6. Committee Reports:

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

7. New Petitions:

A. Petitions for renewal of First Class Motor Vehicle Sales Licenses by Gordon Colonial, Inc. dba Colonial Cadillac; Lannan Chevrolet, Inc.; and Lawless, Inc.

B. Petitions for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicle Sales Licenses by Joseph P. Mahoney Company, Inc., 293 Salem Street; McSheffrey Auto Sales, Inc.; Murray’s Enterprises, Inc. dba Murray’s Auto & Truck Sales; Southside Associates, Inc. dba Burke’s Garage; Francis Garbino dba Tom’s Auto Body; and Woburn Gas & Service, Inc.

C. Primaira LLC for special permit to allow three shipping containers at 225 Wildwood Avenue.

D. Heritage Builders, Inc. and Joseph Surianello and Christine A. Surianello, Trustees of Surianello Realty Trust special permit to allow accessory storage or parking of commercial motor vehicles in conjunction with six unit business, professional and general office building at 9 Pine Street, Pine Street Lot and 2 Crescent Avenue.

8. Communications and Reports:

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

B. Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulations relative to recent audit of motor vehicle dealerships.

9. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings: None.

10. Appointments and Elections:

A. Appointment of Richard Clancy as Alternate Member of Woburn Board of Appeals.

B. Re-appointment of Joanne Cahill, Margaret Casey, Eleanor Collins and Jack Kelly as Members of the Woburn Council on Aging.

11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:

A. Order for Committee on Special Permits to meet with representatives of Seaver Properties LLC relative to special permit issued for 285, 287 and 299 Lexington Street.