The incident has been labeled the largest suppression effort in county history.
About 45 students and faculty attended the event, along with the eight city council members and Mayor Patrick Wojahn.
The supermarket will bring a new grocery option to the University of Maryland area.
A few, however, also raised concerns that University of Maryland employees would benefit more than city residents.
The event included workshops that advocated for conservative ideals in a “politically correct climate.”
Plans for the drains are pending city and county approval.
One project will give tax breaks to high-tech businesses located within certain areas of College Park.