City Council committees

DATE 02/22/2021
TIME 6:00 pm
LOCATION Virtual/Online

Meeting Agenda

February 18, 2021


Woburn City Council

Dear President Higgins and Members:


The Woburn City Council is utilizing the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order which suspends certain provisions of the Open Meeting Law under current conditions.

The following City Council Committees will meet on Monday, February 22, 2021, beginning at 6:00 p.m. 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.




Finance, at 6 p.m.

  1. Reading of minutes of January 11, 2021
  2. Order to appropriate the sum of $375,000.00 from Unreserved Fund Balance Acct to Planning Roadway Study Woburn Center Acct
  3. Order to transfer the sum of $920,000.00 from Fire/BLS Ambulance Acct to various Fire Dept Accts
  4. Order to transfer the sum of $61,000.00 from Fire/BLS Ambulance Acct to Assistance to Firefighter Grant Acct


Personnel, following Finance

  1. Reading of minutes of December 7, 2020
  2. Appointment of Laurence R. Rideout and Emily A. Lipsett to Board of Trustees of Woburn Public Library Corporation


Public Safety & Licenses, following Personnel

  1. Reading of minutes of February 8, 2021
  2. Petition for renewal of First Class Motor Vehicles Sales License from Gordon Colonial Inc., dba Colonial Cadillac


Ordinance, Charter & Rules, following Public Safety & Licenses

  1. Reading of meeting minutes of February 8, 2020
  2. Petition by Alderman Tedesco to amend the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, by adding a new Section 2 Definitions “Pet Recreation and Pet Day Care Facility”, new line 5.1.35b Pet Recreation and Pet Day Care Facility less than or equal to 5,000 sq. ft. by right use in I-P, IP-2, I-G and B-I, new line 5.1.35c Pet Recreation and Pet Day Care Facility greater than 5,000 sq. ft. special permit use in I-P, IP-2, I-G and B-I, and new note 28 in Section 5.1


Any other matter that may be legally before the Committees


Gordon Vincent

Clerk of Committees


City Council Committees will hold this meeting as a virtual meeting on

Monday, February 22, 2021 at 6:00 pm.  

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