Woburn City Council

DATE 01/16/2024
TIME 7:00 pm
LOCATION Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, Common Street, Woburn, MA, United States

Meeting Agenda


  1. Roll Call.
  2. Reading of Previous Meetings Journal.
  3. Communications from His Honor the Mayor:
    1. Order authorizing the Mayor to apply for a grant or loan assistance for the purpose of conducting a water line inventory.
  4. New Petitions:
    1. Woburn (Edens), LLC, request for minor modification to previously issued special permit be amended to allow for a curb cut in a private roadway between the property at 300 Mishawum Road and the property located at 288 Mishawum Road.
    2. Hannaford & Dumas Corporation for a special permit pursuant to Section 5.1(40ab); Section 5.1 (42); Section 5.1 (57b); Section 7.3; Section 8.2.5 and Section 15 to allow construction of a two (2) story addition approximately 6,960 square feet of additional gross floor area, with over night parking of one (1) box truck with a reduction of parking, at 24-26 Conn Street.
    3. Proposed Zoning Amendment to allow murals City Wide in Non-Residential Zoning District by adding definition of Mural to Section 2 of WZO Definitions; Revise the definition of Sign in Section 2 of WZO to distinguish between signs & mural; Revise Section 5.1 of the WZO by inserting a new line 67; Revise notes to 5.1, Table of Use Regulations, by adding a new Note 28.
  5. Public Hearings:
    1. NSTAR Electric Company d/b/a Eversource Energy for grant of location to install one new joint owned pole, 591/25A, approximately 110 feet south of pole 591/26, on Commerce Way.
    2. Fairfield Woburn Limited Partnership for a new inflammable license for 7,056 gallons of Class 1A gasoline fuel, stored in vehicle gas tanks, at 316 New Boston Street. [request to continue filed]
    3. PDC Renol/LV/PHSX LPIV, LLC for a special permit pursuant to Sections 5.1(45) and 12.2.4 of the WZO, to allow for: (1) the sale or rental of automobiles, trucks, truck trailers, and motorcycles including accessory repair and storage facilities; and (2) construction of a new building approximately 50,500 square feet in gross floor area, at 399 Washington Street.
    4. Madison Woburn Holding, LLC for a Modification to special permit under Section 5.1(20a), Section 5.1(29) and Section 5.1 note 16 to allow for a fast food restaurant, and for an amended site plan for previously issued special permit at 369 Washington Street.
  6. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings: None
  7. Committee Reports:
    1. Order to transfer the sum $37,500 from Mayor Salary Adjustment Account to Mary Salary Account. (OTP)
    2. Order to transfer the sum of $400,000 from Unreserved Fund Balance Account to School Security Door Locks Accounts. (OTP)
    3. Order to transfer the sum of $345,000 from Unreserved Fund Balance Account to School Security Motorola Radios Account. (OTP)
    4. Order to transfer the sum of $800,000 from Unreserved Fund Balance Account to Stabilization SPED Fund Account. (OTP)
    5. Petition for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicles Sales License by Central Automotive, 275 Salem Street. (OTP)
  8. Citizen’s Participation:
  9. Communications and Reports:

Parking Clerk report for November 2023.

  1. Parking Clerk report for December 2023.2.
  2. Building Commissioner quarterly nuisance property report. 3.
  3. Communication from State Rep Richard M. Haggerty regarding an additional $532,380 in funding in Fiscal Year 2024(FY24) to assist with transportation infrastructure needs.
  4. Appointments and Elections:
    1. Appointment of John Wetzel to Woburn Commission on Disability.
  5. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:
    1. Order canceling March 5, 2024 City Council Regular Meeting, due to the Presidential Primary election.





Notice of Hearing – Fairfield Woburn Limited Partnership 1-16-2024

Notice of Hearing – Madison Woburn Holdings, LLC – 369 Washington Street 01-16-2024

Notice of Hearing – NSTAR – Commerce Way 1-16-2024