In all, 61 students are running for executive and legislative positions on the body.
The council passed two ordinances related to the project 7-1 on Tuesday.
It's part of the city’s latest efforts to encourage “social distancing” to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
The community space will be in North College Park.
The council's Tuesday meeting came shortly after the University of Maryland announced it would be extending spring break by a week and moving classes online for at least two weeks.
The “tree trimming” project was an attempt to increase safety measures for pilots flying at night, the airport's manager said.
Census response could determine federal funding for the city.
Paint Branch Elementary School, Hollywood Elementary School and Greenbelt Middle School all received $8,000 checks at Tuesday's City Council meeting.
The complex will include retail and residential space.
One resident called the removal of over 250 trees as a "slaughter" of the tree canopy.