cityhall report

Covington City Council

council group

Front row (left to right): Lee S. Alexius and Sam O'Keefe, Councilmen at Large
Second row (left to right):  Mark Wright (District C), Jerry Coner (District B) and Larry Rolling (District D), Back row (left to right): John Callahan (District A) and Rick Smith (District E)

The Covington City Council is the legislative power of the City and consists of seven members – one member from each of the five districts (Council Districts A, B, C, D and E) and two members elected at large by all the qualified electors of the City. 

The seven members of the Covington City Council enact all local laws governing the City. They also review, approve and monitor the revenues and expenditures of the annual budget for the City as presented by the Administration. In addition, council approval is required on all land use and zoning matters as well as annexation requests. 

The Covington City Council meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month at 6 p.m. at the Council Chambers located at 222 Kirkland Street, Covington, LA.

The agenda for each meeting is available on the website by 2 p.m. on the Friday preceding the council meeting.