Council members came away with a new subcommittee that will dig deeper into local business relief, but little clarity on the efficacy of the proposals.
Some city services were deemed essential.
The project is set to be completed in August 2021.
The Wawa would be constructed on a parking lot near the city's Ikea.
The council passed two ordinances related to the project 7-1 on Tuesday.
Paint Branch Elementary School, Hollywood Elementary School and Greenbelt Middle School all received $8,000 checks at Tuesday's City Council meeting.
The move would be in line with the city's goal to increase community engagement.
The council unanimously passed the ordinance about two months ago.
Since 2008, the council has granted funding to several schools that teach children who live in the city.
They are adding two new questions for constituents to answer.