"I understand regionalism and how it can benefit us when we have growth nearby, even when it's not in our jurisdiction," Austin said.
Councilman Dave Jackson agreed.
"My gut is this was brought to us as a cooperative thing in terms of developing areas around the airport, much like the Ronald Reagan Parkway," he said. "Maybe I'm seeing the glass half full."
The council's next meeting is 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at Avon Town Hall, 6570 E. U.S. 36.