Woburn City Council

DATE 03/07/2023
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, March 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:
    1. Presentation by Powers and Sullivan regarding the end of year audit results.
    2. Order creating Opioid Settlement Stabilization Fund.
    3. Order to transfer the sum of $91,110.68 from Mayor Salary Adjustment Account to Library Salaries Account.
    4. Order to transfer the sum of $468,478.48 from Mayor Salary Adjustment Account to Police Salaries Account.
    5. Order to authorize Mayor to accept grant share from Industri-Plex Trustee Council in the amount of $124,700.00, and $235,00.00 from the North American Wetlands Council for the design and permitting at the Shaker Glen Restoration Project; and $93,900.00 from the Industri-Plex Trustee Council and $80,635.00 from the North American Wetlands Council for the design and permitting of the Scalley Dam Fishway Project.
    6. Order to authorize Mayor to accept grant share from Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness in the amount of $271,425.00 and an additional Congressional Earmark in the amount of $259,000.00 for the design and permitting of Hurld Park.
    7. Communication regarding proposed strike legislation by Massachusetts General Court.
  4. New Petitions:
    1. James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club of Woburn for a Special Event Permit to allow a road race and health walk starting at Charles Gardner Lane and along area streets on May 7, 2023.
    2. Nashoba Learning Group for a Special Event Permit to allow a 5K Run/Walk for Autism at Horn Pond on June 4, 2023.
    3. Petitions for renewal of Common Carrier Licenses for the following: Transaction Corporate Shuttles Inc., 5 Wheeling Avenue; and M&L Transit Systems Inc., 60 Olympia Avenue.
    4. Accutemp Engineering Inc. for a special permit to allow overnight parking for 2 vehicles, at 271 Salem Street, Building H.
    5. Petition by 120 Commerce Apartments, LLC c/o Toll Brothers Apartment Living to amend Section 32 of the WZO to allow for solar photovoltaic systems in the Commerce Way Corridor Overlay District.
  5. Public Hearings:  None.
  6. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings:  None.
  7. Committee Reports:  None.
  8. Citizen’s Participation:
    1. Request by Paul McElheney Jr. and Barbara Locke to discuss WTA Update.
  9. Communications and Reports:
    1. Communication from Woburn Retirement Board regarding 5% Local COLA option.
  10. Appointments and Elections:  None.
  11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:
    1. Resolve for Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month.
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