Every year, over 40 community-minded and passionate individuals serve as volunteers 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

Youth Council: Openings for youth ages 15-18 that live within city limits or attend school in Covington and live within three miles of city limits.  See Youth Council page or contact Sr. Deputy City Clerk for application.  Next interview date:  to be determined.

Parks & Recreation Commission: Opening for one adult or youth for a replacement position to complete term of one year and an opening for one adult for a three-year term.  Applications being accepted.  Interview date:  to be determined.

Human Services Commission: Openings for two adults and one youth.  Applications being accepted.  Interview date:  Tuesday, March 10, early evening hours.

Arts Commission: Two openings for two adult and/or youth.  Applications being accepted.  Interview date:  Tuesday, May 26, early evening hours.

Covington Economic Development Council: Immediate opening for remainder term that expires July 31, 2020.  Openings for terms beginning August 2020 for three positions.  Applications being accepted.  Interview date:  tentatively scheduled for July 14 and/or July 28, early evening hours.