MAYOR & City Council


  • 5:30 p.m.
  • The 2nd and 4th Monday of each month
  • Carnegie Building
    10 W State Street
    2nd Floor - City Council Chambers
    Marshalltown, IA 50158

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


Both the Mayor and council members are elected by registered voters within the city for four year terms on a rotating basis. Four council members represent wards. Three council members serve at large.

Belief Statements

  • We believe that city government will at all times provide excellent customer service.
  • We believe our decisions should encompass immediate needs and a vision of the future
  • We respect our employees and place a high value on the contributions and accomplishments they provide to the community. We will keep in mind the role differences between department heads and elected officials.
  • It is our intent to make objective decisions based on understanding, facts, trust, and community input.
  • We believe that it is essential for the city government to provide information to the community in a timely manner, which builds mutual trust and understanding.
  • We believe all residents have the responsibility to make a positive contribution to improve our community and quality of life.
  • We believe all residents deserve respect and a safe, clean city.