The City of Marshfield is organized and governed under chapter 62 Wis. Stats., known as the mayor-alderperson plan.
According to the City of Marshfield Municipal Code:
- The mayor shall be the chief executive officer. He shall see that city ordinances and state laws are observed and enforced and that all city officers and employees discharge their duties.
- The mayor shall, from time to time, give the council such information and recommend such measures as he may deem advantageous to the city.