The Covington City Council unanimously approved a contract naming Scott Andrews as the new city manager during a called meeting Wednesday evening.
In an effort to remain a green community, the Covington City Council has approved an agreement with Pratt Industries in Conyers to take the city’s recyclables for $60 a ton.
After Covington voters gave their approval to two alcohol-related referendums in the Nov. 5 municipal election, the City Council is moving to enact legislation.
At 65 comments and growing, the community reacted to the project update. The City Council approved the project in 2017.
A decision on whether to exercise an option to purchase two parcels of land in the Covington-Newton County Industrial Park has been delayed two weeks while Newton commissioners weigh their alternatives.
City officials and others joined last week to cut the ribbon at the new Central Park in Covington.
The Covington City Council will meet Tuesday night, Nov. 12, for the first time since last week’s elections that ousted the mayor and a councilman.
A total of 1,908 of Covington’s 8,269 registered voters cast ballots in the city elections Tuesday for mayor and council posts 2 East and 3 East, for a voter turnout of 23.07%.
Come January 2020, the city of Covington will have a new mayor and two new council members.
And then there were two. The Covington City Council has narrowed its search for a new city manager down to two final candidates: Freddy L. Morgan, who is currently the electric director for the city of Covington, and C. Scott Andrews, Ed.D., who is currently the assistant city administrator for the city of Smyrna.