Woburn City Council

DATE 01/21/2020
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 Title 13 relative to water and sewer rates.

4. New Petitions:

A. Petition by James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club for Special Event Permit to allow polar plunge event at Horn Pond on February 9, 2020.

B. Petition by Give2Those, Inc. for Special Event Permit to allow road race at Horn Pond on October 24, 2020.

C. AMZ Service, Inc. for a new Livery License.

D. 25 Everett Street Realty Trust for a special permit to allow alteration of nonconforming structure, dwelling above first floor commercial use and overnight parking of two commercial vehicles at 25 Everett Street

5. Public Hearings:

A. Verizon New England Inc. for a grant of right in a way to lay and maintain underground conduits in and at intersection of Montvale Avenue and Washington Street.

B. Maurice Saba, Montvale Auto Care, 317 Montvale Avenue, Woburn, Massachusetts for a special permit pursuant to 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, Section 5.1.45 to allow sale of five (5) motor vehicles and for a Second Class Motor Vehicle Sales License, at 317 Montvale Avenue,

C. To determine whether the property located at 52 Garfield Avenue is a nuisance as the terms is used in M.G.L. Ch. 139, Sec 1.

D. To determine whether the property located at 8 Russell Court is a nuisance as the terms is used in M.G.L. Ch. 139, Sec 1.

E. Order to amend Woburn Zoning Code, as amended, Section 23 relative to Commerce Way Corridor Overlay District.

F. Order to amend Woburn Zoning Code, as amended by adding a new Section 11.12 relative to modification of special permits.

6. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings:

A. Reconsideration of special permit granted to Black Diamond Landscapes, Inc. to allow: 1. Overnight parking of seven (7) commercial vehicles, and 2. Alteration of a nonconforming use and structure to allow for a landscaping business to operate from 9 Green Street.

7. Committee Reports:

A. Petitions for renewal of First Class Motor Vehicle Sales Licenses by Gordon Colonial, Inc. dba Colonial Cadillac; and WMK, LLC dba Mobility Works (OTP).

B. Petitions for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicle Sales Licenses by Z. Fahey Enterprises, Inc. dba Burlington Motors; E&C Auto Brokers, LLC; McShefrey’s-SE, LLC dba McSheffrey’s of the South End; Francis Garbino dba Tom’s Auto Body; and Cambridge Road Auto Service, Inc. dba Woburn Plaza Shell (OTP).

C. Reappointment of Angela Amato, Dorothy Capone and Barbara Ridley as Members of Woburn Council on Aging (OTP).

D. Order to amend Woburn Municipal Code, as amended, Section 2-180 relative to stipend for Election Wardens, Clerks and Inspectors (OTP).

E. Order to amend City Council Rule 20 by adding Fire Station Building Committee Liaison (OTP).

8. Citizen’s Participation: None.

9. Communications and Reports:

A. Parking Clerk report for November 2019.

B. Building Commissioner quarterly nuisance property report.

10. Appointments and Elections: None.

11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:

A. Order calling Presidential Primary Election on March 3, 2020.

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