"We can have individuals go in and talk to the designers and say okay, I see that you've got this bathroom set up this way. Have you thought about x, y and z? I think people are really going to love having that sort of interaction," Councilwoman Jolie Justus said.
Other details, such as color schemes for the parking garage and other minutiae, also could change as the project continues to evolve during the next four years before a planned opening.
Progress also has been made on some of the more contentious aspects of the project, including a labor agreement. The announcement from Edgemoor that a labor agreement had been reached drew applause in the council chamber.
The community benefits agreement still needs final approval from the Federal Aviation Administration, which has some strict rules about how money can be spent on airport projects. If elements of the agreement are struck down, Edgemoor has agreed to fund the benefits.
Still waiting on @FAANews approval for community benefits agreement. Did receive a response from them, but working on concerns. FAA strict on airport revenue only being used directly on airport. If not approved by FAA, @KCIEdgemoor has agreed to fund the CBA.