Woburn City Council

DATE 04/06/2021
TIME 7:00 pm
LOCATION Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, Common Street, Woburn, MA, United States

Meeting Agenda

The following is the Notice of Meeting and, at the time of posting, a listing of topics that the President reasonably anticipates will be discussed at the Regular Meeting of the City Council on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The order of the matters may be amended at the meeting.


  1. Roll Call.
  2. Reading of Previous Meetings Journal.
  3. Communications from His Honor the Mayor: None.
  4. New Petitions:
    1. Transaction Corporate Shuttles Inc. for renewal of Common Carrier License.
    2. Joseph Prizio for a special permit to allow the installation of an inground pool at 96 Pleasant Street.
    3. MassGeneral Brigham Integrated Care, Inc. for a Special Permit and a Site plan review to allow: Section to allow a medical office building for general outpatient and diagnosis containing approximately 60,206 gross floor area; 2. Section 8.3 to allow parking on separate lot within 500 feet of proposed use; 3. Section 8.6.3 to allow exceptions to landscaping requirements for parking facilities in temporary parking lot; 4. Section 28.3 to allow relief to allow height of retaining wall up to nine (9) feet more or less in height; 5. Section to allow reduction in loading space requirements; 6. Section 28.3 to allow reduced setbacks for bike racks (if applicable), CHP, SG and Transformer; and 7. Approval of all signage as set forth on illustrative Site Plan, at 2 Hill Street.
    4. Autoworx, Inc. for a special permit to allow auto repair at 921 Main Street.
    5. Madison Woburn Holding, LLC, (Chick-Fil-A) for a special permit to eliminate eleven (11) parking spaces, add painted island between drive-thru, add delineate queuing of ten additional cars, eliminate raise curb island at drive-thru entrance, replace and relocate clearance bar at drive-thru, relocate sidewalk at rear of building, to allow two lanes to circumnavigate the building, modify island behind building between drive-thru and dumpster, add nine (9) dedicated employee spaces, remove and replace raised island between drive-thru (and lights within island) modify drive aisle on the north side of building from two way to one way, replace twenty (20) 90-degree head-in spaces with thirteen (13) angled spaces along northern edge of parcel and reconfigure brick wall at outdoor seating at 369 Washington Street A/K/A 375 Washington Street.
  5. Public Hearings:
    1. FRH Realty LLC, An Affiliate of Fairfield Residential for a special permit to allow: 1. Four hundred forty-five (445) residential dwelling units, 2. Accessory pool, 3. Accessory garages for use of residents on the premises, 4. Fence over 3 feet high within street setback, 5. Maximum height of fence to exceed 6 feet, 6. Free-standing sign in front yard setback, 7. Maximum pavement width of driveway increased, 8. Private garage larger than 900 s.f. with doors exceeding 8 feet high, 9. Private accessory garage in front yard setback, 10. Private swimming pool larger than 900 s.f., and 11. Site Plan Approval for four hundred forty-five (445) residential dwelling units, at 316 New Boston Street. [request to continue filed]
    2. Woburn (Edens), LLC for an amendment to special permit and plan approval to allow reconfigured retail and restaurant building pads including rooftop dining and interactive outdoor retail, restaurant and entertainment/special events uses in place of deferred construction of cinema building, parking and circulation modifications, utility modifications and building envelope adjustments at 300 Mishawum Road.
    3. Skewers Catering Inc. for a special permit to allow fast food take-out service at 150F New Boston Street.
    4. Woburn APNA Bazar Incorporated for a special permit to amend a special permit to allow for alteration of pre-existing non-conforming use and structure for 1. Retail store in Unit 2, and 2. Provide for 232 parking spaces, at 335 Washington Street.
    5. Crossroads Properties, LLC for a special permit to allow construction of a two-story addition to existing two-story pre-existing non-conforming structure at 299 Washington Street.
    6. Landmark News Group Inc. dba Wicked Bagel Woburn for a special permit to allow a fast food restaurant at 345 Washington Street aka 8 Cummings Park.
  6. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings:
    1. Order for new Woburn Municipal Code Section 5-83 relative to Innkeepers Guest Registration.
    2. True World Foods Boston LLC for minor modification of special permit to relocate compactor, expand loading dock and modify sidewalk at 242 Salem Street.
  7. Committee Reports: None.
  8. Citizen’s Participation: None.
  9. Communications and Reports:
    1. City Clerk notice of resignation.
    2. Charlotte Barrows regarding the development of the former Kraft Food site.
    3. Building Commissioner quarterly nuisance property report.
  10. Appointments and Elections: None.
  11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:
    1. Resolve for Autism Awareness the Month of April


Notice of Hearing – FRH Realty 316 New Boston St 4-6-2021
Notice of Hearing – Crossroads 299 Washington St 4-6-2021
Notice of Hearing – Skewers 150F New Boston St 4-6-2021
Notice of Hearing – Landmark 345 Washington St 4-6-2021
Notice of Hearing – APNA 335 Washington St 4-6-2021
Notice of Hearing – Edens 300 Mishawum Road 4-6-2021