City Council committees

DATE 10/10/2023
TIME 6:00 pm
LOCATION Committee Room, Woburn City Hall, Common Street, Woburn, MA, United States

Meeting Agenda

October 5, 2022

Woburn City Council

Dear President Concannon and Members:

The following City Council Committees will meet on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, beginning at 6 p.m., in the Committee Room, Woburn City Hall, 10 Common Street, Woburn, MA. The following is a list of topics that, at the time of posting, the Committee Chairs reasonably anticipate will be discussed at the meeting. The order of the matters may be amended at the meeting.


Committee on Personnel, as a Committee of the Whole, at 6 p.m.

  1. Interviews with the candidates for Electrical Inspector (Inspector of Wires) 

Committee on Special Permits, following Personnel

  1. Reading of meeting minutes of July 24, 2023
  2. Pursuant to Rule 36 of the City Council, receipt and placement on file of the following items that have been in committee for more than 24 months: Order for Committee on Special Permits to review special permit conditions of Dollar Tree at 425 Washington Street (3/16/2021); Order to review condition 19 of a special permit issued on August 9, 2018, to the Dough Connection at 32A, 32B and 32C Holton Street (7/2/2019); Memorandum from Attorney Mark Vaughan, Riemer & Braunstein, regarding modification to special permit issued to 285 Locust Street LLC (2/18/2020)
  3. 288 MISHRD LLC c/o Tim Casey for a special permit under Section 7.3 of the WZO to allow for the renovation of an existing nonconforming building and reconfiguration of the rear parking area, at 288 Mishawum Road
  4. JFSO Realty of Massachusetts LLC for a special permit pursuant to Sections 5.1(69), 7.3, 8.3.1, and 15 of the WZO, to allow for:  (1) the extension and alteration of the existing nonconforming structures at 78 and 80 Winn Street to create one building; (2) the extension and alteration of structures within the Groundwater Protection District; (3) the parking of vehicles in eleven spaces on adjacent lot 84 Winn Street; and (4) the continued use of all existing nonconforming spaces, at 76-84 Winn Street
  5. Sun Tree Estates, LLC for a special permit under Sections 5.1(12) and 8.3.1 of the WZO to allow for a child care center and shared parking with adjacent premise, at 205 and 213 Cambridge Road 

Committee on Ordinances, Charter & Rules, following Special Permits

  1. Reading of meeting minutes of September 25, 2023
  2. JDC Realty Trust petition to amend Section 10 Cluster Development of the WZO by revising Section 10.2.1, 10.4.2, 10.4.6 (preexisting, nonconforming lots), and 10.4.10 (minimum lot size), and adding new Section 10.4.11 (to allow for up to four units)
  3. Order amending WMC 12-56 Special Event Permit insurance minimum coverages

Committee on Public Safety & Licenses, following Ordinances, Charter & Rules

  1. Reading of meeting minutes of September 25, 2023
  2. Petition for renewal of Taxi License for Checker Cab of Woburn Inc., 827 Main St
  3. Petition for renewal of Livery License for Checker Cab of Woburn Inc., 827 Main St
  4. Petition for renewal of First Class Motor Vehicles Sales License by WMK, LLC dba Mobilityworks, 299-F and 299-H Washington Street.
  5. Petitions for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicles Sales Licenses by the following:  McDermottroe Auto Sales, 229 Lexington Street; and Velozo Enterprises, Inc. dba Rogers Auto, 936 Main Street

Any other matter that may be legally before the Committees

Gordon Vincent

Clerk of Committees


(Agenda amended at 10:46 a.m. on Thursday, October 5, 2023)