The City is gearing up for the annual Community Tree Lighting event to be held on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Don Henning Roundabout near Pier 1 Imports. Activities including musical entertainment and a kids' craft begins at 4 p.m. The tree lighting will be officiated by Mayor Margaret Harto at 5 p.m. followed by community caroling and Santa riding in on a fire truck at 5:30 p.m.
The tree lighting is just one of several events happening on Hollydaze Weekend, starting with the Float-in Holiday Movie at the Covington Aquatic Center on Friday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. Saturday's line-up includes a Reindeer Dash 4(k) Food, Santa Pancake Breakfast, and craft bazaar. Learn more at www.covingtonhollydaze.com.
In Covington, we readily welcome newcomers to our community and proudly support the over 18,100 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 email@example.com with questions, problems or suggestions or attend one of our bimonthly City Council meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.
Notice of City Council Public Hearing - December 9
Posted On : Thursday, November 20, 2014
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Covington City Council has scheduled a Public Hearing on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 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 2015-2020 Capital Facilities Plan and the proposed Kent School District Impact Fee Schedule for 2015 pursuant to CMC 18.129.020 and RCW Chapter 26.70A and Chapter 82.02, which authorizes the collection of impact fees for development activity to provide public school facilities to serve new development. A copy of the proposed ordinance will be available for review at Covington City Hall beginning Monday December 8, 2014.
Notice of City Hall Thanksgiving Holiday Closure - November 27 & 28
Posted On : Monday, November 17, 2014
Covington City Hall will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28, 2014, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Covington City Hall will resume regular business hours on Monday, December 1, 2014.