City Council – 11/19/2013

DATE 11/19/2013
TIME 7:00 pm
LOCATION Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, Common Street, Woburn, MA, United States

Meeting Agenda

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CITY OF WOBURN

NOVEMBER 19, 2013 – 7:00 P.M.

REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL

 

Roll Call

                                                Anderson

Gately

                                                DiTucci

Haggerty

Drapeau

Mercer-Bruen

                                                Gaffney

Raymond

       Denaro  _________________________

 

VOTED to dispense with the reading of the previous meeting’s Journal and to APPROVE, all in favor, 9-0.

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MAYOR’S COMMUNICATIONS: 

 

ORDERED     That the sum of $2,453,473.76 be and is hereby appropriated as so stated from Debt Reserve Acct #648059-596100  $2,453,473.76 to General Fund Acct #0171059-591000 Principal $1,645,000.00, Acct #0171059-591500 Interest $808,473.76, $2,453,473.76 – Debt Exclusion for FY2014.

 

I hereby recommend the above: s/Scott D. Galvin, Mayor

I have reviewed the above: s/Gerald W. Surette, City Auditor

 

s/President Denaro

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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ORDERED     That the amount of $330,000.00 be and is hereby appropriated to Special Education Para-Professionals Acct #0222501-511011.

 

I hereby recommend the above: s/Scott D. Galvin, Mayor

I hereby approve the above: Mark Donovan, School Superintendent

I have reviewed the above: Gerald W. Surette, City Auditor

 

s/President Denaro

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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ORDERED     That the amount of $280,000.00 be and is hereby appropriated to Veteran’s Department for Cash Aid Acct #0154357-577000.

 

I hereby recommend the above: s/Scott D. Galvin, Mayor

I hereby approve the above: Lawrence Guiseppe, Veteran’s Agent              I have reviewed the above: Gerald W. Surette, City Auditor

 

s/President Denaro

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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ORDERED     That the amount of $60,000.00 be and is hereby appropriated: Election Workers Acct #0116251-512005  $49,000.00, Voting Machine Repair Acct #0116252-524905  $5,000.00, Election Printing Acct #0116252-

534305  $6,000.00, Total $60,000.00 – Purpose: Special State Election.

 

I hereby recommend the above: s/Scott D. Galvin, Mayor

I hereby approve the above: William C. Campbell, City Clerk

I have reviewed the above: Gerald W. Surette, City Auditor

 

s/President Denaro

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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ORDERED       That the following authorized and unissued bond authorizations be and are hereby rescinded: Original Purpose – Original Date Authorized – Original Amount Authorized – Amount to be Rescinded: 1. Goodyear

Elementary School – 9/10/2009 – $26,500,000.00 – $15,996,000.00; 2.

Joyce Middle School Roof – 4/5/2011 – $1,800,000.00 – $885,000.00; 3. Kennedy Middle School – 4/5/2011 – $3,900,000.00 – $2,489,000.00

 

I hereby recommend the above: s/Scott D. Galvin, Mayor

I have reviewed the above: s/Gerald W. Surette, City Auditor

 

s/President Denaro

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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ORDERED     That the amount of $165,500.00 be and is hereby appropriated to Auditor Salary.

 

I hereby recommend the above: s/Scott D. Galvin, Mayor

I have reviewed the above: s/Gerald W. Surette, City Auditor

 

s/President Denaro

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, all in favor, 9-0.

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PUBLIC HEARINGS:  

 

On the petition by 10 Presidential Way Associates, LLC, 10 Presidential Way, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 for a special permit with any dimensional relief as may be required pursuant to Sections 5.1.80a, 5.6, 6 and 11 of the 1989 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to establish a telecommunications facility to be used for education, training and transmission of secure data at 10 Presidential Way. PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A communication dated October 28, 2013 was received from Attorney Brandon Ruotolo, American Tower as follows:

 

Re: Special Permit Petition of 10 Presidential Way Associates, LLC., 10 Presidential Way – Map 2, Block 1, Lot 1 – Request for Grant of Continuance 2

 

Dear City Clerk William C. Campbell,

 

I respectfully request that the City Council public hearing for the above-listed matter, scheduled for Tuesday, November 19, 2013, be continued to the City Council meeting on Tuesday, December 17, 2013. Additionally, a request has also been made to the Planning Board requesting that the above-listed matter scheduled for consideration on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, be continued to the Planning Board meeting on Tuesday, December 3, 2013.

 

On October 16, 2013, Petitioner met with the Planning Staff to review the subject Special Permit Petition. At that time Planning Staff requested additional technical materials to assist in project review. Petitioner is providing those deliverables to Planning Staff as they become available and the parties agree that everyone may benefit from additional time.

 

Finally, the above-listed Petitioner consents to an extension of any applicable timelines under FCC or Federal Regulations until the dates of the requested meetings. Thank you and please contact me with any questions.

 

Sincerely, s/Brandon Ruotolo, Esq., American Tower

 

Appearing for the petitioner was Attorney Brandon Ruotolo and he stated that the

Planning Board continued review to December 3, 2013, and that the petitioner requests the matter be continued to December 17, 2013 so that the Planning Board recommendation can be obtained. IN FAVOR: None. OPPOSED: None. Motion made and 2nd that the PUBLIC HEARING be CONTINUED TO THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL ON JANUARY 7, 2014, all in favor 9-0.

 

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On the petition by Rosematwo, LLC, 10 Dorrance Street, Boston, Massachusetts 01219 for a special permit pursuant to Sections 8.7.2.10, 5.1.42, 8, 6.1 Note 8, and 12 of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to allow for the construction of a 10,000 square foot building addition to an existing warehouse facility, including loading docks and parking at 7 State Street. PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A communication dated October 29, 2013 was received from Daniel Campbell, P.E., Principal, Level Design Group, 249 South Street, Unit 1, Plainville, Massachusetts 02762 as follows:

 

Re: Rosematwo – Building Expansion – 7 State Street, Woburn, MA

 

Mr. Campbell and Members of the Council:

 

Level Design Group, L.L.C. (LDG), on behalf of Rosematwo, LLC, is requesting a continuance of the public hearing for the above referenced property to your December 17, 2013 public hearing. LDG continues to work with the Conservation Commission on their approval which will precipitate our hearing with the Planning Board for the project in advance of your next public hearing.

 

Should you have any questions, please contact me.

 

Truly yours, Level Design Group, L.L.C., Daniel Campbell, P.E., Principal

 

No one appeared for the petitioner. IN FAVOR: None. OPPOSED: None. Motion made and 2nd that the PUBLIC HEARING be CONTINUED TO THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL ON JANUARY 21, 2014, all in favor 9-0.

 

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On the petition by 508 Main Street LLC, 508 Main Street, Woburn to amend the Zoning

Map of the City of Woburn by amending the zoning district for the property identified on

Assessors Map 43, Block 17, Lot 16 being the entire parcel of land known as 506 Main Street a/k/a 508 Main Street and 6-14 Hovey Street containing approximately 0.57 acres of land from the R-4/B-D zoning district to the B-D zoning district. PUBLIC HEARING

OPENED. A communication dated November 13, 2013 was received from Attorney Joseph R. Tarby, III, Murtha Cullina LLP, 600 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 as follows:

 

Re: 508 Main Street LLC, Proposed Amendment to Zoning Map of the City of Woburn

 

Dear Mr. Campbell:

 

I respectfully request that the City Council public hearing on this matter presently scheduled for November 19, 2013 be continued to the City Council meeting on December

17, 2013. As you know the Committee on Ordinances voted last evening to keep the Petition in Committee pending review of proposed Covenant to be submitted by the Applicant. If you need any further information, please contact me. Thank you.

 

Very truly yours, s/Joseph R. Tarby, III

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS: Karen Cullinane, 2 Spring Street stated that her driveway is across the street from the parcel, that there are six houses on Hovey Street and four of the houses are owner occupied, and that the four long-time residents oppose the petition. Marie McAllister, 9 Hovey Street stated that two utility poles were knocked down and they had no power for two days, and that all the residents of the street oppose the petition. Ms. McAllister offered photographs for the City Council to review. Motion made and 2nd that the photographs be received and made part of the record, all in favor, 9-0. Motion made and 2nd that the PUBLIC HEARING be CONTINUED TO THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL ON DECEMBER 17, 2013, all in favor, all in favor 9-0.

 

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On the petition by UDR Inwood LLC, c/o UDR, Inc., 1745 Shea Center Drive, Suite 200,

Highlands Ranch, Colorado 80129 for a special permit pursuant to Section 11.3.12 of the

1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to modify a special permit dated April 7,

2005, as further amended April 13, 2006, November 9, 2006, March 19, 2007, July 13, 2007 and January 25, 2008, by substituting Plan C17 of the Plan of Record with Plan C17 entitled “Modification Layout Plan, Avalon at Inwood, Woburn, MA dated November 11, 2008 and revised on May 23, 2013 prepared by Hayes Engineering, Inc.” to provide for emergency access from the site, at 1 Inwood Drive. PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A communication dated November 6, 2013 was received from Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director, Woburn Planning Board as follows:

 

Re: UDR Inwood LLC – 1 Inwood Drive – To allow for the modification of the Special

Permit dated April 7, 2005 and amended on April 13, 2006; November 9, 2006; March 19, 2007; July 13, 2007; and January 25, 2008, be further amended by substituting a revised Plan C17 dated November 11, 2008 and revised May 23, 2013 providing for an emergency access from the site

 

Dear Mr. Campbell and members of the City Council:

 

At the Woburn Planning Board meeting held on October 29, 2013, the Planning Board voted to send a favorable recommendation to the City Council to allow for the modification of the Special Permit dated April 7, 2005 and amended on April 13, 2006; November 9, 2006; March 19, 2007; July 13, 2007; and January 25, 2008, granted to 1

Inwood Drive to be further amended by substituting a revised Plan C17 dated November

11, 2008 and revised May 23, 2013 providing for a 50’wide emergency access and water easement between the Inwood property and the Johnson Woods development in Reading subject to the following conditions:

 

  1. That the emergency access road shall be 24’ wide shall be sufficient in design, grading, and construction for the passage of emergency response vehicles that is fire trucks, police vehicles, ambulances, and rescue equipment that is responding to an

emergency;                                                                   

  1. A gate as shown on the plans shall be installed across the emergency connector road said gate shall be kept closed and locked at all times except when actually being used by emergency response vehicles;
  2. The access road shall be in the location as shown on the plan and not altered or relocated without a new public hearing; and
  3. That an emergency water connection shall be allowed in the same easement between the applicant’s property and the Town of Reading said water connection shall provide a second source of water supply for emergency situations and shall be double gated and only opened by both the Town of Reading Water Department and the City of Woburn Water Department.

 

If members of the City Council have any questions or concerns regarding the foregoing recommendation, please feel free to contact me.

 

Sincerely, s/Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director

 

Appearing for the petitioner was Attorney Joseph R .Tarby III, Murtha Cullina LLP, 600 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 and he stated that the property is located in the S-2 zoning district, that at the time the original special permit was granted the petitioner was unable to negotiate the access, that with construction of the second phase of the project in Reading there is an opportunity for access between the parcels, and that the emergency access with be gated and locked. William Bergeron, Hayes Engineering, Inc., 603 Salem Street, Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880 stated that there will be a locked fence on the town line between Woburn and Reading, and that there will also be an emergency water main connection. Alderman Gately stated that all the paperwork in the matter is in order, that the emergency connection serves both Woburn and Reading, and that he will support the proposal. Alderman Mercer-Bruen stated that she supports the petition now that the paperwork has been provided and is in order. IN FAVOR: None. OPPOSED: None. Motion made and 2nd that the public hearing be closed, all in favor, 9-0. PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED. Motion made and 2nd that the SPECIAL PERMIT be GRANTED, AS AMENDED with the amendment as follows: 1. That the four recommendations of the Planning Board be adopted as conditions of the special permit, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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Alderman Raymond abstained from voting in the following matter and left the Council Chamber.

 

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On the petition by Seaver Properties LLC, 215 Lexington Street, Woburn, Massachusetts

01801 for a special permit 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, Sections

25E.(c) and (d) and E.3 UMS District to allow for fifty-seven (57) residential units

(elevator apartments) with an accessory clubhouse at 1071R Main Street and Virginia

Avenue. PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. Appearing for the petitioner was Attorney Joseph R .Tarby III, Murtha Cullina LLP, 600 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn,

Massachusetts 01801 and he stated that the property is located in the Upper Main Street Overlay District, that the use is allowed by special permit, that a truck repair garage, construction vehicle parking, boat storage, lumber yard and a glass company are among prior uses of the property, that the property has continuously been used for commercial purposes in the middle of a residential area, that the land has been tested, that there are businesses currently operating on the property, that the petitioner has a purchase and sale agreement to purchase the property upon approval of the special permit, and until the special permit is granted the petitioner has little control over the property. Frederick Russell, 154 Aldrich Road, Wilmington, Massachusetts stated that there are three structures on the property, that the lot is mostly paved, that the main entrance to the locus is from Main Street with a secondary access from a paper street, that there will be a landscaped berm around the perimeter of the property to screen the locus from existing properties, that there is an existing dead end water main on Massachusetts Avenue and another on Virginia Avenue, that the petitioner will loop the two dead end water mains with an easement to become the property of the city, that an existing sewer easement will be used, that gas service will be the only connection from Main Street, that this is a 4½ acre lot, that there will be condominiums and apartments, a clubhouse and a pool on the locus, that the locus is the only nonresidential property in that area, that there is a constant grade drainage from Main Street to Virginia Avenue and from Naples Avenue to Virginia Avenue and then to the locus, that there is good ground material on the locus, that the locus is 4½ acres and that the watershed continually drains from a 5½ acres area, and that the petitioner will address all the water flow issues. Charles Crevo, C3 Consulting Group, stated that he was the traffic engineer for the project. Sudhir Murthy, PE, PTOE, TrafInfo Communications, Inc., 10 Tower Office Park, Suite 301, Woburn stated that the speed limit is 30 m.p.h, that there are sidewalks on both sides of the street, that traffic counts were conducted in August and November, that the November traffic counts were a bit lower than the August traffic counts, that an MBTA bus operates from this area, that the traffic was projected for five year ahead, that for both AM and PM peak hours traffic operates at a level of service A, that traffic coming out of the driveway will be at a level of service C, that there would be little queuing of vehicles, that they also looked at the sight distance, that there has to be 250 feet of unobstructed view in each direction, that there is 400 feet of unobstructed view to the north and 800 feet of unobstructed view to the south, that this demonstrates sufficient site distance, that they also reviewed sight distance for drivers approaching the locus as to whether there was sufficient distance for a vehicle traveling at 35 m.p.h. to stop, that 350 feet of sight distance is required and with 400 feet of unobstructed view to the north and 800 feet of unobstructed view to the south there is sufficient sight distance, and that no mitigation would be required. PUBLIC COMMENTS: Joyce Russis, 29 North Maple Street stated that the property has had many nonconforming uses on site, that the uses have made the property a nuisance at times, that the locus is surrounded by residences, that this project would be a benefit to the area, that Route 38 traffic is always significant, that she would rather see residences at the locus, that at the moment the property is an eyesore and a detriment to area property values, and that is likely there would be no more than a few school age children residing at the development. Linda Raymond, 10 North Maple Street stated that she is President of the North Woburn Neighborhood Association, that she is in favor of the project, that commercial vehicles move from and to the locus from 4:00 a.m. to late at night seven days per week, that there will be no access to Virginia Avenue from the locus, and that 83 residents signed a petition seeking action at this property over twenty years ago. Ms. Raymond offered documents for the City Council to review. Motion made and 2nd that the documents be received and made part of the record, all in favor, 9-0. Timothy Purcell, 11 North Maple Street stated that his property abuts the locus, that recently rats from the locus have gone onto the neighboring residential properties, that he supports the project, that any changes at the locus over the years have only made the conditions at the property worse, that building on the property are falling down, and that there is garbage on the property. Linda Ahern, 1050 Main Street stated that the project will add more traffic to Main Street but traffic already goes in and out of the locus, that she is in favor of the petition, that the property is an eyesore, that the project will clean up the property, and that she is concerned about the effect of the project on water pressure in the area. David Hawkins, 11 Virginia Avenue stated that the project will help the drainage in the area, and that there is a lot of surface water in the area. Carmen Dinardo, 1075 Main Street stated that he wants to know about the construction of the berm. David Purcell, 13 North Maple Street stated that he is in favor of the project, that he is concerned about the   disposal of trash and the location of the dumpster on the site, and that the manner in which the surface drainage will be handled is a concern. Robert Sprick, 2 Massachusetts Avenue spoke about the project. Alderman Haggerty stated that he wants to see a schematic of the building and a time table for the

construction, and that this project will be a dramatic improvement of the locus. Aldermen Mercer-Bruen stated that she would like to see some immediate action to improve the conditions at the property. Motion made and 2nd that the PUBLIC HEARING be

CONTINUED TO THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL ON DECEMBER 17, 2013 AND THAT THE MATTER BE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON SPECIAL PERMITS, all in favor 9-0.

 

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On the petition by Kimberly Poirrier, 7 Laurence Road, Woburn, Massachusetts 01081 for a special permit pursuant to Section 33b of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to allow for a muscular therapy business at 395 Washington Street aka 10 Tower Office Park, Suite 306. PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A communication dated November 6, 2013 was received from Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director, Woburn Planning Board as follows:

 

Re: Kimberly Poirrier – 395 Washington St. (10 Tower Office Park Suite 306) – To allow for the use of the property for Muscular Therapy pursuant to Section 5.1.33b

 

Dear Mr. Campbell and members of the City Council:

 

At the Planning Board meeting held on October 29, 2013, the Planning Board voted to send a favorable recommendation to the City Council on the Special Permit application of Kimberly Poirrier, regarding the property at 395 Washington St. (10 Tower Office Park Suite 306) to allow for the use of the property for Muscular Therapy pursuant to  Section 5.1.33b of the Woburn Zoning Ordinance subject to the condition that all muscular therapy shall be provided by a dually licensed massage therapist.

 

If members of the City Council have any questions or concerns regarding the foregoing recommendation, please feel free to contact me.

 

Sincerely, s/Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director

 

Appearing was the petitioner Kimberly Poirrier and she stated that she will operate a muscular therapy business, that this is a new business, that she has a lease of 288 square feet with a reception area and office, and that she is a licensed massage therapist. IN FAVOR: None. OPPOSED: None. Motion made and 2nd that the public hearing be closed, all in favor, 9-0. PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED. Motion made and 2nd that the SPECIAL PERMIT be GRANTED, AS AMENDED with the condition as follows: 1. That the recommendation of the Planning Board be adopted as a condition of the special permit, all in favor 9-0.

 

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On the petition by Lei Song, 83 Walnut Street, Apartment 3, Newton, Massachusetts 02460 for a special permit pursuant to Section 33b of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to allow a muscular therapy business at 325 Main Street.

PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A communication dated November 6, 2013 was received from Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director, Woburn Planning Board as follows:

 

Re: Lei Song – 325 Main Street – To allow for the use of the property for Muscular Therapy pursuant to Section 5.1.33b

 

Dear Mr. Campbell and members of the City Council:

 

At the Planning Board meeting held on October 29, 2013, the Planning Board voted to send a favorable recommendation to the City Council on the Special Permit application of Lei Song, regarding the property at 325 Main Street to allow for the use of the property for Muscular Therapy pursuant to Section 5.1.33b of the Woburn Zoning Ordinance subject to the condition that all muscular therapy shall be provided by a dually licensed massage therapist.

 

If members of the City Council have any questions or concerns regarding the foregoing recommendation, please feel free to contact me.

 

Sincerely, s/Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director

 

Appearing for the petitioner was Robert Zaia, 1833 Channel Road, New York City, New York and he stated that the locus is the perfect location for the business, that no construction will be necessary, that only equipment will be needed to open the business, that there will be two tables but enough room for four tables, that there will be one employee, that he is a business advisor, and that he will be involved with the business  with advertising and promotion. Lei Song stated that she wants to help other people feel better and improve their health and she offered a copy of her resume to the City Council for review. Motion made and 2nd that the document be received and made part of the record, all in favor, 9-0. PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED. IN FAVOR: None. OPPOSED: None. Motion made and 2nd to close the public hearing, all in favor, 9-0. Motion made and 2nd that the SPECIAL PERMIT be GRANTED, AS AMENDED with the condition as follows: 1. That the recommendation of the Planning Board be adopted as a condition of the special permit, all in favor 9-0.

 

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On the petition by Alderman Drapeau concerning the structure or structures located in the City of Woburn, County of Middlesex, Commonwealth of Massachusetts known and numbered as  4 Pheasant Lane, Woburn, Massachusetts, for the purposes of determining whether said structure or structures are a public nuisance, a nuisance to the neighborhood, a dilapidated or dangerous building or other structure, as said terms are used in

Massachusetts General Laws Ch. 139, Sec. 1, and if so, enter an order adjudging it to be a nuisance to the neighborhood, or dangerous, and prescribing its disposition, alteration or regulation. PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A communication dated November 15, 2013 was received from Thomas C. Quinn, Jr., Building Commissioner, Department of Inspection Services as follows:

 

Re: 4 Pheasant Lane

 

Alderman:

 

With regard to above, attached you will find copies of a demolition permit application that approved the issuance of a Demolition Permit on November 28, 2012 and also pictures showing current conditions of property.

 

Over the past six months I have spoken with the Applicant on a few occasions since the demolition permit was issued regarding the removal of the structure and as he had informed me that he was trying to obtain a building permit to construct a new single family home and there were a few issues being worked out with Public Works. Also during my conversations with the applicant I did ask him to continue monitoring the property, keep brush cut down and prevent any additional trash or other debris from accumulating which I have also monitored.

 

If you need additional information regarding this matter do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Aldermen Drapeau stated that he has been dealing with this property for some time, that the property is in deplorable condition, that the property was purchased for demolition, that James Calvey is the owner of record according to the Building Department and that he sold the property, that the Superintendent of the Department of Public Works and the landowner have a disagreement about drainage, that it is the opinion of the

Superintendent that the drainage should be stored on site but the owner disagrees because such storage system will be expensive and the owner claims that this does not apply to single family homes, that the neighbors are concerned about the property, that after the demolition permit issued and the property was sold nothing has been done to improve the conditions of the property, that the owner wants a building permit before he will demolish the building, that the Superintendent has a right to his opinion on the issue, and that he was not aware that there was a question as to the owner of the property. City Clerk Campbell stated that service was made on the owner of record as shown in the records of the Board of Assessors. Alderman Gately stated that according to the Superintendent there is an issue because the owner will not install units to collect the surface drainage, and that the water must be drained underground into tanks and recharged underground. Alderman Haggerty stated that the City Council could obtain a legal opinion from the City Solicitor on the matter and refer the matter to committee for review. Alderman Mercer-Bruen stated that the issue is the demolition of the property, that the City Council has issued demolition orders before through this process, and that if the property is unsafe and a nuisance the City Council can act after making the determination of the property being a nuisance. Alderman Anderson stated that the City Council should make certain that the service is made to the property owner with another hearing being scheduled to determine whether the next step should be taken, that he is concerned that the property owner may not have been served, that the owner should be served with notice of the claim of nuisance, and that a DVD of the hearing can be obtained and served on the petitioner. Alderman Raymond stated that the Superintendent of the Department of Public Works has a lot of authority and the ordinances allow the Superintendent a lot of discretion. President Denaro stated that ownership of the property should be determined before the City Council takes action, and that the Board of Health and Building Department should go to the property and take any necessary action. Motion made and 2nd that the City Council hear from the public, 8 in favor, 1 opposed

(Anderson opposed). PUBLIC COMMENTS: Michael Shamashkin, 244 Russell Street stated that the property is in poor condition, and that the property condition has remained unchanged for more than a year. Martin Aldridge, 6 Silvermine Road stated that the property was sold a year ago, that the owner was going to demolish the property in November 2012, that the owner has stalled the project, that there are other projects in the city where retention tanks have had to be installed, that the building is unsafe, that the deck is ready to fall down, that the site is overgrown with weeds, that it is clear that no work is taking place, and that there is nothing to prevent anyone from getting onto the unsafe deck and getting hurt. Motion made and 2nd that the PUBLIC HEARING be

CONTNUED TO THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL ON

DECEMBER 17, 2013, that a communication be sent to the Building Commissioner and the Board of Health Agent asking that the site be inspected and a report of findings and action taken be filed with the City Council, that the City Solicitor be asked for an opinion as to whether the hearing must be held again pending service on the owner, and that the City Clerk serve the owner with notice of the hearing and a copy of the meeting on DVD, all in favor, 9-0.

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On the petition by Alderman Michael Anderson that Section 5.1 – Table of Use Regulations of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, be further amended by deleting in its entirety line 75, Carnival and/or Traveling Enterprises; by deleting the corresponding Note 14; and by renumbering the following lines and notes accordingly. PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. IN FAVOR: None. OPPOSED: None. Motion made and 2nd that the public hearing be closed, all in favor, 9-0. PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be LAID ON THE TABLE INDEFINITELY, all in favor 9-0.

 

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On the petition by Alderman Michael Anderson that Section 7.3 Extension of Alteration of Nonconforming Uses, of the 1985 Zoning Ordinances, as amended, be further amended by deleting therefrom the second sentence of the second paragraph, so that the paragraph will read as follows: Pre-existing non-conforming structures or uses shall not be extended or altered unless the petitioner provides proof that the pre-existing nonconforming structure or use was validly and legally established. PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A communication dated September 26, 2013 was received from Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director, Woburn Planning Board as follows:

 

Re: Alderman Michael Anderson – Zone Change – To Amend Section 7.3

 

Dear Mr. Campbell and Members of the City Council:

 

At the Planning Board meeting held on September 24, 2013, the Board voted to forward the following recommendation to the City Council regarding the zoning amendment to Section 7.3 of the Zoning Ordinance:

 

That the City Council adopt the following amendment:

 

That the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, by further amended in Section 7.3 Extension or Alteration of Nonconforming Uses by deleting the second paragraph and inserting in its place the following:

 

Pre-existing non-conforming structures or uses shall not be extended or altered unless the petitioner provides proof that the pre-existing non-conforming structures or use was validly and legally established. This paragraph shall not apply to single family structures in the R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4, and S-1 zoning districts or two family structures in the R-2, R3, R-4, and S-1 zoning districts built prior to April 24, 1985, unless specific information is provided by the Building Department that the pre-existing non-conforming structures or uses was not validly and legally established.

 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this matter, please feel free to contact me.

 

Sincerely, s/Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director

 

A report was received from the Committee on Ordinances as follows: “ought to pass.” Alderman Haggerty stated that he is concerned about unintended consequences, that he does not want to put an undue burden on the residents, and that he understands the need to move away from nonconforming uses. PUBLIC COMMENTS: Joseph Wells, 45

Harrison Avenue stated that laws are passed that are difficult to understand. Motion made and 2nd that the public hearing be closed, all in favor, 9-0. PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED.

Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.  Presented to the Mayor November 22, 2013 and ten days having elapsed without same being approved, said Ordinance became effective without his signature on December 3, 2013.

 

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On the petition by Alderman Michael Anderson that the 1985 Zoning Ordinances, as amended, be further amended by deleting in its entirety Section 8.3, Locations of Required Off Street Parking Facilities Required off street parking facilities shall be provided on the same lot with the principal one used, except as follows:, and by inserting in its place the following: 8.3 Off Street Parking Facilities Required – Off street parking facilities shall be provided on the same lot with the principal use, except that within any R3, R4, Business, Mixed Use, Industrial, or Office Park district, the City Council by Special Permit may allow the parking facility requirements to be met on a lot separate from the use to be served, if such facilities are located within five hundred (500) ft. of the use, and if the City Council finds that suitable arrangements, such as ownership, long term lease or easement, have been made to assure the permanent provision of the parking facilities. PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. A communication dated September 26, 2013 was received from Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director, Woburn Planning Board as follows:

 

Re: Alderman Michael Anderson – Zone Change – To Amend Section 8.3

 

Dear Mr. Campbell and Members of the City Council:

 

At the Planning Board meeting held on September 24, 2013, the Board voted to forward the following recommendation to the City Council regarding the zoning amendment to Section 8.3 of the Zoning Ordinance:

 

That the City Council adopt the following amendment:

 

That the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, be further amended by deleting in its entirety Section 8.3, Locations of Required Off Street Parking Facilities Required off street parking facilities shall be provided on the same lot with the principal one used, except as follows: and by inserting in its place the following:

 

8.3 Off Street Parking Facilities Required

 

Off street parking facilities shall be provided on the same lot with the principal use, except that within any R3, R4, Business, Mixed Use, Industrial, or Office Park district, the City Council by Special Permit may allow the parking facility requirements to be met on a lot separate from the use to be served, if such facilities are located within five hundred (500) ft. of the use, and if the City Council finds that suitable arrangements, such as ownership, long term lease or easement, have been made to assure the permanent provision of the parking facilities. Furthermore, within the B-D District municipal parking facilities may be substituted for the required off street parking for non-residential uses, if such facilities are within five hundred (500) ft. of the use to be served. In addition, all residential uses in a B-D District may by Special Permit of the City Council be allowed to substitute some or all of the required off street parking spaces provided that the City Council finds that adequate on-site and off-site parking, including parking in a municipal parking lot within 500 feet of the locus, is available to serve the residential units and such parking plan would not create an undue burden on the municipal parking facilities.

 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this matter, please feel free to contact me.

 

Sincerely, s/Edmund P. Tarallo, Planning Director

 

A report was received from the Committee on Ordinances as follows: “ought to pass with the Planning Board recommendations included.” Alderman Anderson stated that the ordinance gives the city some control over parking in the downtown area. PUBLIC COMMENTS: None. Motion made and 2nd that the public hearing be closed, all in favor,

9-0. PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, AS AMENDED with the conditions as follows: 1. That the recommendations of the Planning Board be adopted, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: November 22, 2013      s/Scott D. Galvin November 22, 2013

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CITIZEN’S PARTICIPATION:  None.

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COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

PUBLIC SAFETY AND LICENSES:

 

On the petitions for renewal of First Class Motor Vehicle Sales Licenses by C.N. Wood

Company, Inc.; Lannan Chevrolet, Inc.; Lawless Chrysler Jeep, Inc.; M&L Transit

Systems, Inc.; R.C. Olsen Cadillac, Inc.; Woburn Foreign Motors, Inc.; and Woodco Machinery, Inc., committee report was received “ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: November 22, 2013      s/Scott D. Galvin November 22, 2013

 

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On the petitions for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicle Sales Licenses by Robert

McSheffrey dba Bob McSheffrey Auto Sales; Capelo’s Auto Service, Inc. dba J.C. Auto Sales; Capelo’s Garage, Inc.; Kenneth L. O’Connor dba City Line Motors; Oliver M. McDermottroe dba McDermottroe Auto Sales; Ollies Service Center; Donald J. Socorelis dba Woburn Glass Co.; Southside Associates, Inc. dba Burke’s Garage; David Dellarocco dba Woburn Auto Sales; and Woburn Gas & Service, Inc., committee report was received

“ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: November 22, 2013      s/Scott D. Galvin November 22, 2013

 

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On the petition for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicle Sales License by ACT

Leasing Inc., committee report was received “ought to pass”. Motion made and 2nd that the COMMITTEE REPORT be ADOPTED, 8 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstained (MercerBruen abstained).

Presented to the Mayor: November 22, 2013      s/Scott D. Galvin November 22, 2013

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NEW PETITIONS:

 

Petition by Shamrock Running Club, c/I Irish American Club, 147 Main Street, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 for a Special Event Permit to allow a road race and walk beginning at 147 Main Street on January 1, 2014. Motion made and 2nd that the SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT be GRANTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: November 22, 2013      s/Scott D. Galvin November 22, 2013

 

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Petition for renewal of First Class Motor Vehicle Sales License by Northeast Tree, Inc., 62 Holton Street. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY AND LICENSES, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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Petition for renewal of Second Class Motor Vehicle Sales License by Anchor Auto Sales, Inc., 3 Breed Avenue; Enterprise Rent-a-Car Company of Boston, LLC, 248 Mishawum Road; Jeffrey Pollock dba Exclusive Automobiles, 7 Independence Drive; George J.

Hamilton dba George’s Auto Body, 19 Jefferson Avenue; Joseph P. Mahoney, Inc., 293 Salem Street; Robert Khouzami, 317 Montvale Avenue; Larade’s Collision Repair Center, Inc., 20 High Street; McSheffrey Auto Sales, Inc., 878 Main Street; Nicolas Saba dba Montvale Service, 289 Salem Street; Velozo Enterprises, Inc. dba Rogers Radiator, 936 Main Street; Francis Garbino dba Tom’s Auto Body, 10R Green Street; Tracy M.

Batten dba Tracy’s Auto, 62R Winn Street; Louis Jean Brunet dba Woburn Motors, 104

Winn Street; Wassim (Sam) Nicolas dba Woburn Square Mobil, 23 Pleasant Street; and

EC Inc. dba Xpress Fuel, 505 Main Street. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTERS be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY AND LICENSES, all in favor, 9-

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Petition by Kohl’s Illinois, Inc., N56 W17000 Ridgewood Dr., Menomonee Falls,

Wisconsin 53051 for a special permit pursuant to Section 7.3 of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended to allow remodeling to building exterior, including addint less than 110 square feet of uninhabited area to the store entrance for cosmetic reasons, adding EIFS to enhance the existing façade, and minor maintenance where needed around the building at 425 Washington Street. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be

REFERRED TO PUBLIC HEARING AT THE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR

MEETING ON JANUARY 7, 2014, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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Petition by Eleftheria Exarchos, 422-426 Main Street, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801 for a special permit pursuant to Sections 5.1.5 and 11.6.11 of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended, to renovate existing apartment and convert the space to three apartments on the second floor at 422-426 Main Street. Motion made and 2nd that the

MATTER be REFERRED TO PUBLIC HEARING AT THE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING ON JANUARY 7, 2014, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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Petition by 859 Main Development, LLC, 215 Lexington Street, Woburn, Massachusetts

01801 for a special permit pursuant to Sections 11.3.12 and 22 of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances, as amended to modify a special permit dated October 10, 2012 to allow changes to previously approved Site Layout Plan (Sheet 3 of 8 of the approved plan set dated August 14, 2012) including revised sidewalk layout, repositioning of the building footprint for Units 33-35 to accommodate revised sidewalk layout, revised building layout for Flats 8-40 to accommodate addition of decks, and enlargement of clubhouse building, at 855 Main Street. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be

REFERRED TO PUBLIC HEARING AT THE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR

MEETING ON JANUARY 7, 2014, all in favor, 9-0.

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COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORTS:

 

A communication dated October 18, 2013 was received from Charles L. O’Connor, Parking Clerk, Police Headquarters, 25 Harrison Avenue as follows:

 

In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 90, Section 20½, I am submitting a report to you on the parking violations in the City of Woburn for the period ending September 2013: number of parking violations issued 589, number of violations paid 296, number of violations outstanding 200, amount collected and submitted to the Office of the Collector $32,313.60. There exists a backlog of 6048 for 1982 through 2012. Demand will be sent until all tickets have been paid. Parking violations referred to the Handicapped Commission to date $6,100.00.

 

Respectfully submitted, s/Charles L. O’Connor, Parking Clerk City of Woburn

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be RECEIVED AND PLACED ON FILE, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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A communication dated October 31, 2013 was received from Joanne Collins, Director, Woburn Council on Aging along with a copy of the Director’s Report and the minutes of the Council on Aging for the month of October 2013. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be RECEIVED AND PLACED ON FILE, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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A communication dated November 13, 2013 with attachments was received from Thomas C. Quinn, Jr., Building Commissioner, Department of Inspection Services as follows:

 

Re: Electrical Service New Boston Street

 

Dear Council:

 

With regard to the above, I am notifying you of an Electrical Service that is located on a double utility pole off of Pole 587/13 which is located along the public way north of 192 New Boston Street.

 

I have made a determination that the current use of a Mobile Vending Vehicle which receives electricity from the electrical service is not located on private property and therefore I cannot take any enforcement action as allowed within the Woburn Zoning Ordinance.

 

Attached are pictures to document this concern and I would ask that the matter be resolved with the appropriate committee.

 

In closing I have also informed the Chief of Police that there could also be violations of the Woburn Municipal Code Title 5 Section 5-38 Conduct of Business, as always if you would like to discuss further do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON INFRASTRUCTURE AND PUBLIC LANDS, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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A communication dated November 5, 2013 with attachments was received from Joseph

E. Connarton, Executive Director, Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission, Five Middlesex Avenue, Suite 304, Somerville, Massachusetts 02145 advising that the amount to be appropriated for the Woburn retirement system for Fiscal Year 2015 which commences July 1, 2014 is $5,509,350.00. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be RECEIVED AND PLACED ON FILE, all in favor, 9-0. *************************

A communication dated November 1, 2013 with attachments was received from Gerald

Bell, Manager Community Services Unit, Massachusetts Department of Housing &

Community Development, 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 300, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 advising of the 2013-2014 fuel assistance programs. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be RECEIVED AND PLACED ON FILE, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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A communication dated October 28, 2013 was received from Attorney Cheryl Sbarra,

Senior Staff Attorney, Massachusetts Association of Health Boards, 63 Shore Road, Suite 25, Winchester, Massachusetts 01890 thanking the city for its proactive stance on banning the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and offering advice on the current status of tobacco and nicotine policies. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be RECEIVED AND PLACED ON FILE, all in favor, 9-0.

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UNFINISHED BUSINESS OF PRECEDING MEETING:  None.

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APPOINTMENTS AND ELECTIONS: None.

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MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:

 

ORDERED     That the City Council Regular Meeting scheduled for December 17, 2013 shall begin at 6:00 p.m.

 

s/President Denaro

 

Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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ORDERED     WRIGHT STREET – No parking on the westerly side from the intersection with Winn Street for a distance of forty (40) feet.

 

 

Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: November 22, 2013      s/Scott D. Galvin November 22, 2013

 

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ORDERED     RICHARDSON STREET – Handicapped parking space shall be established at 9 Richardson Street.

 

 

Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor: November 22, 2013      s/Scott D. Galvin November 22, 2013

 

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ORDERED     Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Woburn that a petition be filed with the General Court to the end that legislation be adopted precisely as follows.  The General Court may make clerical or editorial changes of form only to the bill, unless the Mayor approves amendments to the bill before enactment by the General Court.  The Mayor is hereby authorized to approve amendments which shall be within the scope of the general public objectives of this petition.

 

An Act Relative to the Term of Office for Mayor of the City of Woburn

 

SECTION 1.  Section 1 of chapter 22 of the acts of 1948 is hereby amended by striking out Section 1, and inserting in place thereof the following:  Beginning with the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November in the year 2015, municipal elections in the city of Woburn for the choice of mayor shall be held every four years on the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November.  Municipal elections for the choice of members of the city council and members of the school committee shall be held biennially on the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November in every odd-numbered year.

 

SECTION 2.    This Act shall be submitted to the registered voters of the city of Woburn at the state election in November 2014 in the form of the following question, which shall be placed upon the official ballot to be used at said election:  “Shall an act passed by the general court in the year 2014, entitled “An Act Relative to the Term of Office for the Mayor of the City of Woburn”, be accepted?

 

The city solicitor shall prepare the summary of the proposed question which shall appear on the ballot along with the question provided in this section.

 

If a majority of votes cast in answer to the question is in the affirmative, the city shall be taken to have amended the charter of the city of Woburn, but not otherwise.

 

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

s/Alderman Drapeau

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ORDINANCES, CHARTER AND RULES, all in favor, 9-0. *************************

ORDERED    Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of Woburn that Section 5.8

Interim Regulations for Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers, of the 1985 Woburn Zoning Ordinances as amended, be further amended in Section 5.8.5, Expiration, by deleting said Section and replacing with the following:

 

“6)  Expiration

 

This section shall be effective until December 31, 2014, or until such future time as when the Woburn City Council enacts superseding zoning ordinances that set forth the allowed zoning districts, dimensional, parking and other requirements applicable to medical marijuana treatment centers and their related uses.”

 

s/Alderman Anderson

 

Alderman Anderson stated that there may be some opposed to the moratorium but the moratorium must be addressed and then the zoning issue. Alderman Raymond stated that forty licenses have been approved and locations are being sought by the licenseholders. Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO PUBLIC HEARING AT THE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING ON DECEMBER 17, 2013, all in favor,

9-0.

 

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ORDERED     Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of Woburn that Title 7, Wetlands Protection and Conservation, of the 1989 Woburn Municipal Code, as amended, be further amended as follows:

 

  1. By deleting the second sentence of the fourth paragraph of section 7-4, Applications for Permits, so that such paragraph will read; “At the time of application the applicant shall pay a filing fee specified in regulations of the Commission.”; and
  2. By inserting a new section at the end of Title 7 which will read as follows:

 

7-15. Consultants Fees

 

Pursuant to M.G.L. c.44, §53G and regulations adopted by the Commission, the Commission may impose reasonable fees upon applicants for the purpose of securing outside consultants including engineers, wetlands scientists, wildlife biologists or other experts in order to aid in the review of proposed projects. The cost of such review shall be paid for by the applicant.  Such funds shall be deposited with the city treasurer, who shall create an account specifically for this purpose. Additional consultant fees may be requested where the requisite review is more expensive than originally calculated or where new information requires additional consultant services.  Any consultant hired under this provision shall be selected by the Commission, and shall report exclusively to the Commission and/or its administrator.

 

s/Alderman Anderson

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ORDINANCES, CHARTER AND RULES, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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ORDERED     Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of Woburn that Title 2,

Administration and Personnel, Article XIII, Auditing Department, of the 1989 Woburn Municipal Code, as amended, be and is hereby further amended in the following respects:

 

  1. That the third full sentence of section 2-110, Examination of bills and demands be deleted so that such section will read as follows:

 

The Auditor shall examine all bills and demands against the City and those which have been certified as provided in Section 2-113; he shall see that the clerical computations are correct, and that there are on hand funds appropriated for such purpose sufficient for the payment of such demand or bill. In case of any error or informality, the Auditor shall make note of the fact, and return the bill or demand, with his objections, to the officer or board presenting the same. Such bills shall be subject to deduction for any and all sums due to the City and the Auditor shall certify the amount to be deducted to the City Treasurer who shall thereupon withhold such amount due the City. (Prior Ch. 3 sec.11);

 

  1. That section 2-111, Committee on finance-audit to examine accounts and claims, be deleted in its entirety and its place be marked as (Reserved);

 

  1. That section 2-112, Presentation of accounts to Mayor, be deleted in its entirety and that the following new section 2-112, Presentation of accounts to Mayor and City Council members, be inserted in its place:

 

2-112  Presentation of Accounts to Mayor and City Council Members

 

  1. Each week, the Auditor shall present to the Mayor and each member of the City Council all accounts against the City which have been approved by him.

 

  1. The Auditor shall examine and, if he finds them correct and in conformity with the provisions of M.G.L. c.41, §52, he shall approve all weekly payrolls submitted to him under the provisions of Section 3-8 of this code, and on Tuesday of each week he shall present to the Mayor such payrolls as he approves. (Prior Ch. 3 sec.13);

 

4. And that section 2-113, Approval of certain bills for prompt payment, be deleting in its entirety and its place marked as (Reserved).

s/President Denaro

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON ORDINANCES, CHARTER AND RULES, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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RESOLVED That the Committee on Public Safety and Licenses meet with the Chief of Police for a status report on community public safety issues.

 

s/Alderman Haggerty

 

Motion made and 2nd that the RESOLVE be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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RESOLVED That the Committee on Special Permits review the special permit issued to Dollar Tree Stores on November 10, 2012 for the property located at 425 Washington Street.

 

s/Alderman Mercer-Bruen

 

Alderman Mercer-Bruen stated that she will try to resolve the matter with the manager of the building, and that large trucks are being parked to the rear of the property and this should not be occurring. Motion made and 2nd that the RESOLVE be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

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Motion made and 2nd to ADJOURN, all in favor, 9-0. Meeting adjourned at 8:56 p.m.

 

A TRUE RECORD ATTEST:

 

 

 

William C. Campbell

City Clerk and Clerk of the City Council

 

 

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