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 and Future Openings:    

Parks & Recreation Commission:  One opening for adult or youth ages 14-18.  Application deadline:  Friday, April 14, 5 p.m.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday, April 25, early evening hours.

Arts Commission:
  One opening for adult or youth ages 14-18.  Applications being accepted until position filled.  Interview date(s): to be determined.

Human Services Commission:  Openings for adults and youth ages 14-18.  Applications are being accepted until all positions filled.

Covington Youth Commission: Openings for all positions for youth ages 15-18 that live within city limits or attend school in Covington and live within three miles of city limits. The application process for the youth commission can be found at