Woburn City Council

DATE 11/15/2022
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, November 15, 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:
    1. Communication from His Honor the Mayor requesting a Special Meeting for the annual tax classification hearing on December 1, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.
    2. Order for a Supplemental Appropriation Fiscal 2023 be appropriated for the sum of $1,076,370.25 to Mayor’s Salary Adjustment Acct# 0112151-511019.
    3. Order for a Supplemental Appropriation Fiscal 2023 be appropriated for the sum of $171,059.00 to Police Reserves Acct# 0121051-512700.
    4. Order for a Supplemental Appropriation Fiscal 2023 be appropriated for the sum of $150,000.00 to Mayor’s Utility Account Acct# 0112152-521100.
  4. New Petitions:
    1. Petitions for renewal of First Class Motor Vehicles Sales Licenses by the following: Woburn Foreign Motors, Inc., 394 Washington Street; C.N. Wood Enviro, LLC, 200 Merrimac Street; C.N. Wood Company, Inc., 200 Merrimac Street; and Woodco Machinery, Inc., 22 North Maple Street.
    2. Petitions for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicles Sales Licenses by the following: Oliver M. dba McDermottroe Auto Sales, 229 Lexington Street; George’s Auto Body of Woburn, Inc., 19 Jefferson Avenue, #C; Nicolas Saba dba Montvale Service, 289 Salem Street; Robert McSheffrey dba Bob McSheffrey Auto Sales, 880 Main Street; Southside Associates, Inc. dba Burke’s Garage, 71 Main Street; Donald J. Socorelis dba Woburn Glass Co., 243 Main Street; Ollie’s Service Center, 310 Main Street; Tracy M. Batten dba Tracy’s Auto Sales, 62R Winn Street; Murray’s Enterprises, Inc. dba Murray’s Auto & Truck Sales, 89 Winn Street; and Woburn Gas & Service, Inc., 545 Main Street.
    3. Chhear Hang, for special permit and site plan review pursuant to Section 5.1(29) and Section 12 of the WZO, to allow for a fast food restaurant, at 317 Main Street a/k/a 315 Main Street.
    4. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center request for Minor Modification to Special Permit dated December 3, 2020, as modified by Notice of Modification dated October 12, 2021, that Condition 3 of the Decision be modified to allow for an extension of one (1) year to December 3, 2023 for the drive thru COVID-19 testing facility, at 8 Presidential Way.
    5. Seaver Properties LLC request for Minor Modification to Special Permit dated November 17, 2021, as modified by Notice of Modification dated February 11, 2022, to Condition 2(f) of the Decision relative to the construction of a perpendicular intersection at Merrimac Street and School Street, at 7 Dexter Avenue.
  5. Public Hearings:
    1. National Grid for a grant of right in a way to install approximately 1900 feet of 2-inch, plastic gas main in New Boston Street for both new and replacement lines.
    2. National Grid for a grant of right in a way to install approximately 60 feet of 4-inch, plastic gas main in Grape Street to connect to an existing main in Albany Street.
    3. Verizon New England, Inc. for a grant of right in a way to install: four (4) four-inch conduits 244 feet from manhole 204A to the intersection of Montvale Avenue and Hill Street; and four (4) four-inch conduits 706 feet with two manholes on Hill Street.
    4. Marcelo Goncalves Gonzaga for a special permit pursuant to Section 5.5 of the WZO, to bring in additional fill for a retaining wall, at 708 Main Street.
    5. Atlantic Power Cleaning Corp. for a special permit to modify the Landowner’s Decision and Notice of Special Permit dated May 29, 1997 and Section 5.1(57b) of the WZO, to allow for an increase in the indoor accessory storage of commercial vehicles from eight (8) to twelve (12), with all of said commercial vehicles being stored overnight inside an approximately 4,022 square foot addition to the existing building(s) on the Property, at 92 Merrimac Street. (OTP)
    6. Rumsford Linscott, LLC for special permit pursuant to Section 7.3 of the 1985 City of Woburn Zoning Ordinance, as amended, to allow for a single-story building addition totaling 4,994 gross square feet, at 35 Cabot Road.
    7. CCF New Boston Property Company LLC for Special Permits pursuant to Section 5.1(30b); Section 5.1(41a); Section 5.1(53), Section 8.3.1, and Site Plan Review pursuant to Section 12.2.4 to allow for a two (2) story building containing approximately 133,738 sf of net floor area with the following uses: Office (approximately 39,229 sf); Manufacturing (approximately 33,514 sf); and Lab Use (approximately 58,845 sf) with accessory high hazard use and the parking of ninety-two (92) vehicles on an adjacent lot located at 225 Merrimac Street, at 216 New Boston Street.
    8. CCF New Boston Property Company LLC for Special Permits pursuant to Section 5.1(30b); Section 5.1(41a), and Site Plan Review pursuant to Section 12.2.4 to allow for a four (4) story building containing approximately 174,812 sf of net floor area with the following uses: office (approximately 67,056 sf) and Lab Use (approximately 100,584 sf), as well as the Petitioner is proposing to construct a parking garage to accommodate approximately 451 parking spaces, at 225 Merrimac Street.
    9. TDC Development Group, LLC to amend the 1985 City of Woburn Zoning Ordinance, as amended, to add new Section 32 Life Sciences and Business Overlay District (LBOD) located at Woburn Assessors’ Map 29, Block 01, Lot 2; Map 29, Block 01, Lot 3; Map 29, Block 01, Lot 4; and Map 29, Block 01, Lot 5; and to amend the zoning map for the four parcels of land known as Middlesex Canal Park (29-01-02), Middlesex Canal Park (29-01-03), 25 Middlesex Canal Park (29-01-04), 15 Middlesex Canal Park (29-01-05), together containing approximately 32.96 acres of land as shown on a plan entitled “Zoning Amendment Plan” dated July 6, 2022 from the B-I zoning district to Life Sciences and Business Overlay District (LBOD) proposed zoning district.
  6. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings:  None.
  7. Committee Reports:  None.
  8. Citizen’s Participation:  None.
  9. Communications and Reports:  None.
  10. Appointments and Elections:  None.
  11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:
    1. Order to change the December 20, 2022 meeting to 6:00 p.m.
    2. Resolve that the Committee on Special Permits meet with Lawless, Inc. relative to compliance with conditions of special permit.
    3. Resolve requesting an update from City Engineer regarding Washington Street traffic lights.

 

Notice of Hearing – Marcelo Goncalves Gonzaga – 708 Main Street 11-15-2022

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