Covington asks for public comments on Hazard Mitigation Plan draft

The city of Covington is asking citizens to review and comment on its recently completed Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Upon its approval by the state and FEMA, the plan will serve as a coordinating document for the risk reduction efforts for the next five years. It includes an assessment of the city’s risks from naturally occurring events and includes a list of proposed initiatives designed to minimize future natural hazard-related damage.

The public comment period begins today and ends at 5 p.m. on April 25. The plan will be available on the city’s website at

Additional hard copies of the draft plan will be available at the following locations:

Covington City Hall – 16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100, Covington, WA (8 a.m.-5 p.m.)

Covington Library – 27100 164th Avenue SE, Covington, WA

Comments and questions can be directed to City of Covington’s Programs Supervisor Shellie Bates at or (253) 480-2463.



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