Woburn City Council

DATE 09/19/2017
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:

A.    Relative to two planning efforts near the Anderson Station Regional Transit Center.

B.     Relative to affordable housing and certification under Woburn’s Housing Production Plan.

4.      Public Hearings:

A.    NStar Electric Company dba Eversource Energy for grant of right in a way to install one guy pole in Lake Terrace and to install one pole.

B.     Verizon New England Inc. for a grant of right in a way in Salem Street to place conduit, one manhole, and one hand-hole, and in Pine Street place conduit.

C.     National Grid for grant of right in a way to replace bare steel with 6 inch plastic in Woburn Parkway [Request to withdraw filed].

D.    C&C Realty Trust, Fred J. Cotreau and John J. Canney, Jr., Trustees for a special permit to allow for fill and for outside storage of building materials and equipment at 6 Draper Street.

E.     Ronchetti Masonry for a special permit to allow: 1. Outside storage of building materials and equipment, 2. Accessory storage trailers, and 3. Accessory parking of commercial vehicle, at 6 Draper Street.

F.      Luis Cortorreal for a special permit to allow a fast food restaurant at 446 Main Street.

G.    Petition to amend the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, Section 5.9 Marijuana Establishments Forbidden.

H.    To determine whether the property located at 135 Montvale Road is a nuisance as the terms is used in M.G.L. Ch. 139, Sec 1.

5.      Citizen’s Participation: None.

6.      Committee Reports:

A.    Order to appropriate $100,000. From Stabilization Fund Acct to 455 Main Street Parking Lot Acct (OTP).

B.     Checker Cab of Woburn Inc. for new Livery License (OTP).

C.     Sams Liv Express LLC for new Livery License (OTP).

D.    KPS Bhatti Inc. for new Livery License (OTP).

E.     West Woburn Development Corporation to accept plan revision for pumping station at 298 Lexington Street (OTP).

7.      New Petitions:

            A.    Woburn Friends of Hospice for Special Event Permit to allow walk and road race at Horn Pond on October 1, 2017.

            B.     Lionano Inc. for a special permit to allow a research and testing laboratory at 195 Presidential Way.

            C.     36 Cabot Road LLC for special permit to allow for construction of new building  for wholesale establishment, warehouse and distribution use, office space and light manufacturing in flood plan district at 32 Cabot Road.

8.      Communications and Reports:

A.    City Solicitor request to meet in Executive Session such meeting in executive session under Purpose 3, G.L. c. 30A, Sec. 21(a)(3) relative to pending litigation of  NAI Entertainment v. Woburn City Council.

B.     Woburn Council on Aging Director’s Report and minutes of meeting for August 2017.

C.     City Solicitor relative to Woburn Zoning Ordinances Section 11.3(11) relative to time limitation on use of special permits.

D.    City Solicitor relative to execute and accept donations of easement for Montvale Avenue widening project.

9.      Unfinished Business from Previous Meetings: None.

10.  Appointments and Elections: None.

11.  Motions, Orders and Resolutions:

           A.    Resolve for plan to alleviate flooding in area of Montvale Road.

           B.     Resolve to install flashing speed limits signs on Main Street in front of Altavesta School.

           C.     Resolve to His Honor the Mayor relative to demolition of Clapp elementary school.

           D.    Resolve to the Purchasing Agent relative to demolition of Clapp elementary school.

           E.     Order to the City Solicitor relative to demolition of Clapp elementary school.

           F.      Order that City Engineer meet with Committee on Infrastructure relative to flooding in area of Columbus Road.

           G.    Order to determine whether the property located on West Street is a nuisance as the terms is used in M.G.L. Ch. 139, Sec 1.

           H.    Order for review of special permit issued to Madison Woburn Holdings LLC.

            I.       Order for communication to Traffic Commission requesting installation of no parking signs at 100 Washington Street.

            J.       Order to rescind marijuana ballot question.

[original posting September 14, 2017 at 9:25 p.m., amended September 19, 2017 at 11:08 a.m.]

 

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