Woburn City Council

DATE 02/07/2023
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, February 7, 2023, 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. Asian American Pacific Islanders for Equality and Change Inc. (AAIEPC Inc.) for Special Event Permit to allow for AAPI Heritage Festival at the Woburn Public Library and parking lot on May 20, 2023.
  5. Public Hearings:
    1. 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.
    2. Sydney Barrucci for a special permit pursuant to the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinance, as amended, Section 5.1(33b), to allow muscular therapy, at 100 Sylvan Road a/k/a 100 Trade Center, Suite G-700.
    3. G&A Realty Trust, Chung Lee, Trustee, for a special permit pursuant to: (1) Section 5.1(5) of the WZO to allow for eight (8) dwellings above the first floor in a commercial structure; and (2) Section 8.3.3 of the WZO to allow for the substitution of sixteen (16) off site parking spaces in a municipal lot, at 433 Main Street. (OTP)
    4. M&K Engineering Inc., for a special permit pursuant to Section 7.3 of the WZO to allow for additional storage space of approximately 6,450 square feet more or less of gross floor area as shown on the site plan file with this petition, due to nonconforming front yard setback of 20.4 feet, at 166 New Boston Street. [request for continuance filed]
    5. Sanctuary Medicinals for special permit pursuant to Section 32.3 of the WZO, to amend current special permit to allow for adult use marijuana, at 130 Commerce Way. (Back for Action)
  6. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings:  None.
  7. Committee Reports:
    1. Order amending WMC 2-117 Deputy Auditor, and by adding WMC 2-119 Budget Analyst. (OTP)
    2. Order amending WMC 2-180 Base Salaries for City Auditor, Deputy Auditor, and Budget Analyst. (OTP)
    3. Petitions for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicles Sales License by the following: E & C Auto Brokers, LLC, 505 Main Street; Cambridge Road Auto Service, Inc. dba Woburn Plaza Shell, 293 Cambridge Road. (OTP).
  8. Citizen’s Participation:
    1. Request by Emory Popoloski to discuss ongoing teachers’ strike and its impact.
  9. Communications and Reports:  None.
  10. Appointments and Elections:
    1. Reappointment of Ronald M. DiGiorgio as a Constable for Woburn.
    2. Appointment of Anne Chavez to the Woburn Council on Aging.
  11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:
    1. Order to establish municipal preliminary election on September 5, 2023.
    2. Order that the Committee on Infrastructure and Public Lands meet with MassDOT and City Engineer about the Cambridge Road/Bedford Road Intersection proposed TIP work.
    3. Order to amend WMC Title 5, Businesses and Regulations, Article XIV Innkeepers.


Notice of Hearing – Sydney Barrucci – 100 Sylvan Road aka 100 Trade Center, Suite G-700 2-7-2023

Notice of Hearing – M&K Engineering Inc. – 166 New Boston Street – 2-7-2023