Woburn City Council

DATE 05/03/2022
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, May 3, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, Woburn City Hall, 10 Common Street, Woburn. 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. National Grid request under Woburn Municipal Code Section 12-24 to break up streets due to an obvious necessity in the Lowell/Wyman Street area.
    2. Petition for renewal of Taxi Cab License by Checker Cab of Woburn Inc., 827 Main Street
    3. Petition for renewal of Livery License by Checker Cab of Woburn Inc., 827 Main Street.
    4. Toll Brothers request for minor modification of special permit to allow for a temporary occupancy permit to issue while waiting for poles and removal of abandoned poles, at 120 Commerce Way.
  5. Public Hearings:
    1. Verizon New England Inc. for grant of right in a way, to place one new four-inch (4”) conduit ± 42’ from existing conduit located on the southerly side of Montvale Avenue in a northwesterly direction onto private onto private property at 12 Montvale Avenue, in Montvale Avenue.
    2. Boston Gas dba Nationalgrid for grant of right in a way to install approximately 150 feet of 4 inch, plastic gas main in Porter Street.
    3. Montvale Land LLC request to amend Sections 13 and 28 of the 1985 City of Woburn Zoning Ordinance, as amended, to allow for offsite directional signage and solar photovoltaic systems in the Technology and Business Mixed Use Overlay District. [request to continue filed]
  6. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings:  None.
  7. Committee Reports:
    1. Order amending Title 13 of the Woburn Municipal Code § 13.2.14 Water Meters. (OTP)
    2. Order to transfer $285,000.00 from Unreserved Fund Balance Acct to Engineering/New Boston Street Acct. (OTP)
    3. Order to transfer $1,700,000.00 from Water/Sewer Enterprise Unreserved Fund Balance Acct to Commercial Meters Acct. (OTP)
    4. Order to transfer $1,054,008.53 from BLS/Ambulance Receipts Acct to various Fire Department Accts. (OTP)
  8. Citizen’s Participation:  None.
  9. Communications and Reports:
    1. Communication from Eversource regarding an update on the Eversource Woburn to Wakefield 345 kilovolt Underground Transmission Project.
  10. Appointments and Elections:  None.
  11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:
    1. Traffic Commission Order to establish handicapped parking space at 14 Mount Pleasant Street.
    2. Traffic Commission Order to establish no parking restriction on East Dexter Avenue.


Notice of Hearing – Montvale Land LLC – WZO Sec 13 and Sec 28 2022.05.03

Notice of Hearing – Verizon – Montvale Avenue 5-3-2022

Notice of Hearing – National Grid – Porter Street 5-3-2022