There are currently three openings on the Parks Commission and two openings on the Arts Commission. Get more details on the commission section of our website.

Help shape Covington's future and learn more about the process to update the City's Comprehensive Plan and the opportunities available to provide input.


Mayor HartoIn 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 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




Special City Council Meeting for Commission Interviews Jan. 27
Posted On : Friday, January 23, 2015

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Covington City Council will hold a Special Meeting to interview candidates for openings on the Arts Commission, Parks & Recreation Commission, and Planning Commission on January 27, 2015, commencing at 5:40 p.m., at Covington City Hall located at 16720 SE 271st Street, Covington, WA.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Covington City Council Regular Meeting will follow the Special Meeting, commencing at approximately 7:00 p.m.  Agenda information will be posted the Friday prior to the scheduled meetings at Covington City Hall, Covington Library, and the City’s web site:  For further information, please contact the Covington City Clerk at 253-480-2405.

Revised Notice - Covington Transporatation Benefit District Special Meeting Jan. 27
Posted On : Thursday, January 22, 2015

REVISED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Transportation Benefit District of the City of Covington, Washington, will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at *8:30 p.m. or directly following regular council meeting at Covington City Hall, 16720 SE 271st Street, Covington, in order to approve the minutes of the October 28, 2014 special meeting and to:  1) adopt a resolution calling for election and approve ballot measure language; 2) approve an amendment to the interlocal agreement with City of Covington; 3) consider authorizing an election pamphlet and election pamphlet language; 4) consider appointments to the pro and con committees; and 5) review the timeline.