Woburn City Council

DATE 05/21/2024
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, May 21, 2024, 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. Order that the sum of $219,589.15 be transferred from Drug Task Salary 0112251-518904, Auditor Salary 0113451-511000, and Mayor Salary Adj 0112151-511019 to City Council 0111151-511000, Mayor Salary 0112151-511000, Purchasing Salary 0113651-515400, Assessor Salary 0113751-511000, City Solicitor 0115151-511000, IT Salary 0115451-511000, City Clerk Salary 0116151-511000, Election Salary 0116251-511000, Election Workers 0116251-512005, Library Salary 0161051-511000, Library Overtime 0161051-513100, and SLBB/Library 0161051-515400.
    2. Order that the sum of $50,000.00 be transferred from Workers Comp Acct# 0198051-517100 to Veterans Cash Aid Acct# 0154357-577000.
    3. Order that the sum of $48,500.00 be transferred from Draper Street Sewer I & I Acct# 360058-588082, Draper Street T2 Signal Control Acct# 360058-588083, Dunkin Donuts – 75 Main Street Traffic Acct# 360058-588275, 307 Main Street Acct# 360058-588276, 29 Draper Street Acct# 360058-588295, LCS Development LLC Acct# 360058-588433 to Green & Nashua Street Project TEC Engineering Company Acct# 0112158-589384.
    4. Order that the sum of $110,000.00 be transferred from Cemetery Interest Fund to various Cemetery Accounts for FY2025
    5. Order authorizing Mayor to accept donation from South End Italian Club in the sum of $130,086.00 for the Veterans Donation Fund.
    6. Order authorizing Mayor to enter into Utility and Walkway Easement Agreement with 43 Poole Street LLC at properties located at Winter Road Extension Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, and 43 Poole Street.
  4. New Petitions:
    1. The International School of Boston for a Special Event Permit to allow a road race at Horn Pond on June 12, 2024.
    2. St. Anthony of Padua Church for Special Event Permit for St. Anthony’s Festival in the Ferullo Field area on June 15, 2024.
    3. Lord Hobo for a Special Event Permit to allow a road race starting at 5 Draper Street and along area streets on June 16, 2024.
    4. The Shamrock Running Club for Special Event Permit to allow for a road race at Spence Farm on July 4, 2024 with request for waiver of umbrella liability insurance.
    5. The Church of the Living God for Special Event Permit for music concerts on June 11, 2024 and June 22, 2024, at Horn Pond Ice House Park with request for waiver of umbrella liability insurance.
    6. Petition for renewal of Taxi Cab License for Checker Cab of Woburn Inc. at 827 Main Street.
    7. Petition for renewal of Livery License for Checker Cab of Woburn Inc. at 827 Main Street.
    8. Petition for renewal of Secondhand Dealers and Secondhand Collectors License for Musto Jewelers Inc. at 186 Cambridge Road, #9.
    9. Petition for new Secondhand Dealers and Secondhand Collectors License for Teresa’s Closet at 164 Main Street.
    10. NSTAR Electric Company d/b/a Eversource Energy for grant of location to install approximately 5 feet of conduit northwesterly from Pole 228/10, at the intersection of Richard Circle, on Washington Street.
    11. Bombay Baking LLC for a modification of previously issued Special Permit dated January 8, 2004 to allow for replacement of Starbucks Coffee Corp. as petitioner, and special permit under Section 5.1(29), and Section 5.1 Note 16, of the WZO, to allow for fast food restaurant, at 350 Washington Street aka 204 West Cummings Park.
  5. Public Hearings:
    1. Viet Thai Restaurant, Inc. d/b/a Saigon Eatery for a special permit under Sections 5.1(29), 7.3, and 8.2.5 of the WZO, and modification of previous special permit to allow for: Revised site plan; 2. Fast food restaurant; and 3. Modification of parking from 148 spaces to 144 spaces, at 299 Mishawum Road.
    2. 25 Everett Street Realty Trust for a special permit under Sections 5.1(5), and 8.3.3 of the WZO, to allow for: 1. The construction of a mixed use building consisting of commercial space and eight residential units above; and 2. Use of municipal parking facilities to meet parking requirements, at 0 Walnut Street.
    3. Citizens Bank for a special permit with site plan review under Sections 11.6(10), 7.3, 13.5, and 18.4 of the WZO, for the demolition of a portion of the building, and construction of a new building addition with drive-up ATM Service, at 1 Commerce Way.
  6. Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings:  None.
  7. Committee Reports:
    1. Order that the sum of $255,000.00 be transferred from Mayor Salary Adjustment Acct# 0112151-511019 to WHMS Teachers Salaries Acct# 0219071-511010. (OTP)
    2. Order that the sum of $2,053,000.00 be transferred from Fire/BLS Ambulance Acct# 31359-595000 to Fire Regular Salary Acct# 0122051-511000, Fire Overtime Acct# 0122051-513100, Apparatus Maintenance Acct# 0122054-544400, Fire Holiday Acct# 0122051-514500, and Fire Sick Leave Buy Back Acct# 0122051-515400. (OTP)
    3. Reappointment of Meg Ann Meaney to the Board of Trustees for the Woburn Public Library. (OTP)
    4. Reappointment of John Sawyer to the Woburn Board of Cemetery Commissioners. (OTP)
    5. Appointment of Edmund F. McGrath to the Woburn Board of Cemetery Commissioners. (OTP)
    6. New England Orienteering Club for a Special Event Permit for a map and compass sport event at Horn Pond, parking lot, and Arlington Road on August 25, 2024 with request for waiver of umbrella liability insurance. (OTP)
    7. Petition for renewal of Taxi Cab License for Woburn Cab Company Inc at 100 Ashburton Avenue. (OTP)
    8. Petition for renewal of Livery License for Harmony Transportation Inc. at 8 Conn Street. (OTP)
  8. Citizen’s Participation:  None.
  9. Communications and Reports:
    1. Parking Clerk report for April 2024.
    2. 42 Degrees LLC forty-five (45) day update for Modification of Special Permit Decision, at 20-30 Sonar Drive.
  10. Appointments and Elections:
    1. Reappointment of Shannon Ryan to the Woburn Board of Registrars of Voters.
    2. Reappointment of Tracy A. R. Jolly to the Woburn Board of Registrars of Voters.
  11. Motions, Orders and Resolutions:
    1. Resolve that communication be sent to State Delegation requesting information on the MBTA Communities Act.

 

Notice of Hearing – 25 Everett Street Realty Trust – 0 Walnut Street 5-21-2024

Notice of Hearing – Viet Thai Restaurant – 299 Mishawum Road 5-21-2024

 

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