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Each year, 40 community-minded and passionate individuals serve on the City’s commissions. Our commissioners provide valuable leadership to the City through their active participation on the Covington Economic Development Council and the Arts, Human Services, Parks and Recreation, and Planning Commissions.

Now is your chance to join this group of concerned and dedicated citizens who play a significant role in city government. Commission positions are great for citizens who want to be advocates, proactive participants, and leaders in the growth of Covington. Commission members participate in advisory, advocacy, and planning activities.

To be included in an upcoming selection process, please complete a City Commission Application (available by clicking the link on the left side of the page) or at Covington City Hall, 16720 SE 271st St. Applications should be directed to Senior Deputy City Clerk Joan Michaud in person, by mail or to

Current Openings:    

Arts Commission.  Two openings.  Applications being accepted until all positions are filled.  Interviews tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, September 27, early evening hours.

Economic Development Council:  Three openings.  Interviews were conduicted Tuesday, July 12.  Appointments pending.

Planning Commission:  Two openings.  Applications being accepted until September 16.  Interviews tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, September 27, early evening hours.

Human Services Commission:  One opening.  Applications being accepted until September 16.  Interviews tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, September 27, early evening hours.