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In Covington, we readily welcome newcomers to our community and proudly support the over 18,520 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.



Parks & Recreation Commission Special Meeting - Monday, May 9
Posted On : Tuesday, May 03, 2016

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Covington Parks & Recreation Commission will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, May 9, 2016, commencing at 6:00 p.m. The purpose of the special meeting is to review the preliminary playground design for Covington Community Park.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that agenda will be posted by Friday, May 6, at Covington City Hall and on the City’s website,

For further information please contact Parks & Recreation Director Ethan Newton at 253-480-2481.

City Council Special Meeting May 4 - 9th Annual Joint City Council Meeting
Posted On : Friday, April 29, 2016

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Meeting is being called for Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at 6:30 p.m., at the Covington City Council Chambers, 16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100, Covington, Washington, in order for members of the Covington City Council to participate in a discussion with the City Council’s from Black Diamond and Maple Valley.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the agenda items include a reception from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m., remarks from King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn, followed by staff reports and discussion on the following items: updates from each city; interlocal agreements and joint projects; King County Metro Transit Proposal-SE King County Cities Van; homelessness issues in SE King County; Parks and Recreation program partnerships: recreation leagues, Metropolitan Park District, and regional trail planning; and public safety-drug abuse and Regional SET Detective Program.

Agenda information will be posted the Friday prior to the above meeting at Covington City Hall and on the City of Covington website at For further information contact the Covington City Clerk at 253-480-2405.