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 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 City Clerk for application. 

Human Services Commission:  One open position opening March 31, 2021.  Applications accepted until position filled.

Parks & Recreation Commission:  One vacant position open immediately.  Two position terms expire January 30, 2022.  Applications accepted anytime.

Arts Commission:  One opening for a partial term replacement.  Applications accepted until position filled.

Equity, Cultural, and Social Justice Commission: New commission.  Applications being accepted.

Covington Economic Development Council:  One vacant position.  Applications being accepted until position filled.