City Council committee

DATE 06/01/2023
TIME 6:00 pm
LOCATION Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, Common Street, Woburn, MA, United States

Meeting Agenda

May 30, 2023


Woburn City Council

Dear President Concannon and Members:


The City Council’s Finance Committee will meet on Thursday, June 1, 2023, beginning at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers, Woburn City Hall, 10 Common Street, Woburn, Massachusetts. The following is a list of topics that, at the time of posting, the Committee Chair reasonably anticipates will be discussed at the meeting. The order of the matters may be amended at the meeting.




Committee on Finance, meeting as a Committee of the Whole:



Discussion of the FY 2024 Budget with the following departments:


  1. Mayor
  2. Transfers of $750,000 from Overlay Reserve Account to OPEB Trust Fund Account
  3. Transfers of $204,000 from Mayor’s Utilities Account to Police Lighting Account ($20,000); Library Lighting Account ($24,000); DPW Electric-Traffic Account ($8,000); DPW Gas Account ($12,000); Library Heat Account ($10,000); DPW Sewer-Electric Account; and DPW Water-Electric Account
  4. Transfer of $1,440,547.66 from Mayor’s Salary Adjustment Account to: School Salaries Adjustment Account
  5. Transfer of $172,000 from Auditor Salary ($40,000); Assessor Salaries ($100,000); and Planning Board Salary ($32,000) to: Treasurer Salary ($25,000); Police Crossing Guards ($51,000); Police Sick Leave Buy Back ($56,000); Inspections Temporary Help ($32,000); Health Salary ($2,000); and Recreation Wellness Coordinator ($6,000)
  6. Appropriation of $80,000 from Cemetery Interest Fund to Various Cemetery Accounts
  7. Transfer of $95,000 from Fire/BLS Ambulance to Fire/Ambulance Overtime
  8. Treasurer/Collector
  9. Council on Aging
  10. Planning
  11. City Clerk
  12. Human Resources
  13. Conservation
  14. Health
  15. Purchasing
  16. Information Technology
  17. City Solicitor
  18. Engineering


Any other matter that may be legally before the Committees.




Gordon Vincent

Clerk of Committees


(Agenda amended at 9:10 a.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2023, to include Planning Dept.)