The Islanders perform holiday music starting at 4 p.m. Enjoy  hot cocoa, popcorn, and cookies from our service clubs and don't miss the live reindeer from 4-6 p.m., the tree lighting at 5 p.m. and Santa arriving at 5:30 p.m.

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Mayor HartoIn Covington, we readily welcome newcomers to our community and proudly support the over 18,400 dedicated residents who already call Covington their home.

Covington is a young city that successfully balances retail business, a family-friendly environment, easy access to healthcare, and open communication with city leaders. Our active residents also enjoy many city sponsored events that promote public involvement and community pride.

Living in Covington connects you by major thoroughfares to the mountains and the Sound without having to compromise on small town character. We are a city that is looking ahead to ensure the improvement and vitality of transportation, parks and recreation, the downtown vision, housing options and continued access to city council and staff.

We welcome conversations with our residents. Please contact us through the Covington Connections link on our city website, by phone at (253) 480-2400, or via email at with questions, problems or suggestions or attend one of our bimonthly City Council meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.

Margaret Harto
City of Covington Mayor


Covington Vision, Mission, Goals



Economic Development Council Dec. 3 Special Meeting
Posted On : Monday, November 23, 2015

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Covington Economic Development Council will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, December 3, 2015, at 6:30 p.m.  The meeting will be held at Covington City Hall, 16720 SE 271st Street, Covington, Washington.  The purpose of the Special Meeting is to conduct a Regular business meeting due to the holiday cancelation of both Regular meetings in November and December.



City Council Public Hearing Dec. 8 re Kent School District Capital Facilities Plan
Posted On : Friday, November 20, 2015

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Covington City Council has scheduled a Public Hearing on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. during the regular City Council meeting at Covington City Hall Council Chambers, 16720 SE 271st Street, Covington.

The purpose of the public hearing is to receive comments from the public on adopting the Kent School District’s 2015-2021 Capital Facilities Plan pursuant to CMC 18.129.020 and RCW Chapter 26.70A and Chapter 82.02, and incorporate such plan into the Covington Comprehensive Plan.  A copy of the proposed ordinance will be available for review at Covington City Hall beginning Monday December 7, 2015.