The council voted unanimously to transfer jurisdiction of the section of Rhode Island Avenue between Paducah Road and Greenbelt Road.
Some members hope the new revision will encourage younger community members to run for a seat.
The council will be voting on the proposed budget for the 2021 fiscal year on May 26.
District 1's incumbent candidates ran uncontested.
Almost half of the attendees turned their backs as Lalzarliani Malsawma spoke.