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.
Council members agreed to send a letter to the Secretary of State at their Tuesday work session.
The bills would modify Maryland's hate crime statute to include offenses committed either in whole or in part because of hate.
The city discussed plans to spend $30,000 in total on the celebration.
About ten residents spoke up regarding the ordinances.