Iowa Code Section 372.13(5) provides that the City Council shall determine its own rules of procedure. The following set of rules shall be in effect upon adoption by the Council until such time as they are amended or new rules adopted. The current manual can be viewed here.
Both the Mayor and City Council members are elected by registered voters within Marshalltown for four year terms on a rotating basis. Four council members represent wards. Three council members serve at large. Click here for Mayor and Council contact list.