Woburn City Council (virtual meeting format)

DATE 10/06/2020
TIME 7:00 pm
LOCATION Virtual/Online

Meeting Agenda

The City Council will hold this meeting as a virtual meeting on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 7:00 pm.  To view this meeting on computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone with speakers and microphone, use this link at the above date and time:


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1. Roll Call.

2. Reading of Previous Meetings Journal.

3. Communications from His Honor the Mayor: None.

4. New Petitions:

A. Petitions for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicles Sales Licenses by ACT Leasing, Inc.; Capelo’s Auto Service, Inc, dba J.C. Auto Sales; Capelo’s Auto Service, Inc. dba Capelo’s Auto Sales; Velozo Enterprises, Inc. dba Rogers Radiator.

B. Lahey Clinic regarding authorization to establish a temporary COVID-19 drive-up testing facility at 8 Presidential Way.

C. NSTAR Electric Company dba Eversource Energy and Verizon New England Inc. for grant of right in a way to install two joint owned poles on Atlantic Avenue.

D. Celenia Santos for special permit to amend special permit relative to fast food use at 442 Main Street.

5. Public Hearings:

A. Boston Gas dba National Grid for grant of right in a way to install gas main in Crossman Road.

B. LCS Woburn LLC for a special permit with site plan review to allow for 103 congregate elderly housing units, a 120-unit extended care facility, a reduction in number of required parking spaces, retaining wall exceeding 6 feet in height, overnight parking of up to 2 passenger vans, relief from requirement of access from lot’s legal street frontage and approval of all signage as set forth on the plans, all at 2 Hill Street.

C. Pulte Homes of New England, LLC for a special permit with site plan review to allow development of residential townhome and multifamily components of larger master-plan approved redevelopment at portions of Hill Street and 1 Washington Avenue.

D. Tom Morales and Michelle Morales for a special permit to allow fill at 390 Russell Street.

E. MVRH Realty, LLC for special permit and site plan review to amend special permit and site plan for solar photovoltaic installation, construction of structure in floodplain and extension or alteration of existing nonconforming use or structure at 20 Cabot Road.

6. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings: None.

7. Committee Reports:

A. Appointment of Timothy J. Donovan, Cassandra A. Connolly, Paul A. Scanlon, Jr., Robert Toro, Joseph Flaherty and Jan Fuller as Members of Woburn Handicapped and Disabled Citizens Commission (OTP).

8. Citizen’s Participation: None.

9. Communications and Reports:

A. Parking Clerk report for August 2020.

B. Building Commissioner quarterly nuisance property report.

10. Appointments and Elections: None.

11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:

A. Order for calling State Election on November 3, 2020.

B. Order to accept a gift of masks for election workers.

C. Order to lay out Hill Street as a public way.