City Council committees

DATE 08/10/2020
TIME 6:00 pm
LOCATION Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, Common Street, Woburn, MA, United States

Meeting Agenda

August 5, 2020

 

Woburn City Council

Dear President Higgins and Members:

 

The following City Council Committees will meet on Monday, August 10, 2020, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, 10 Common Street, Woburn, MA. The following is a list of topics that, at the time of posting, the Committee Chairs reasonably anticipate will be discussed at the meeting. The order of the matters may be amended at the meeting.

 

Agenda

 

Public Safety & Licenses, 6 p.m.

  1. Reading of meeting minutes of June 3, 2020
  2. Boston Express Livery Service for new Livery License
  3. Checker Cab of Woburn Inc. for renewal of Taxi Cab License
  4. Checker Cab of Woburn Inc. for renewal of Livery License
  5. Kelley Towncar, Inc. for renewal of Livery License

THE SPECIAL PERMITS COMMITTEE MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED

Special Permits, following Public Safety & Licenses, as a Committee of the Whole

  1. Reading of meeting minutes of June 3, 2020
  2. LCS Woburn LLC, 400 Locust Street, Suite 820, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2334 for a special permit with site plan review pursuant to 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, Sections 28, 5.2.1.4, 28.6.2.2, 28.6.2.9, 28.3, 28.8.4, 5.3.4, 5.1.57b and 28.11.6 to 1. allow for 103 congregate elderly housing units; 2. allow for an extended care facility (84 assisted living units and 36 memory care units); 3. allow a reduction in number of required parking spaces from 281 to 193; 4. Allow for retaining wall exceeding six (6) feet in height up to ten (10) feet in height; 5. Allow for overnight parking of up to two (2) passenger vans); 6. Allow relief from Section 5.2.1.4 requiring access from lot’s legal street frontage; and 7. Approval of all signage as set forth on the plans, all at 2 Hill Street.
  3. Pulte Homes of New England, LLC, 115 Flanders Road, Suite 200, Westborough, Massachusetts 01581 for a special permit with site plan review pursuant to 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, Sections 28, 28.6.1.1., 28.6.2.2, 5.2.1.4, 5.3.2, 5.3.4, 28.8.3 to allow development of residential townhome and multifamily components of the larger master-plan approved redevelopment including 75 townhome dwellings in two and three-unit buildings and 122 multifamily garden-style units in two 36-unit buildings and one 50 unit building with 1. Relief from Section 5.2.1.4 requiring access from lot’s legal street frontage; 2. Relief from Section 5.3.2 for seven (7) foot high fence along street frontage, retaining walls in excess of six (6) feet in height and 48 inch high fall protection fencing on top of walls; 3. Relief from Section 5.3.4 for seven (7) foot high fence along street frontage, retaining walls in excess of six (6) feet in height, 48 inch high fall protection fencing on top of walls and seven (7) foot high fence around recycling area; and 4. Relief from 28.8.3 for townhome common two-way driveways twenty (20) feet in width, all at portions of Hill Street and 1 Washington Avenue

 

 

Any other matter that may be legally before the Committees

 

Gordon Vincent

Clerk of Committees

Agenda updated at 11:14 a.m. on Friday, August 7, 2020

 

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