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City Administrator

Held Office Since:
June 20, 2016

Responsibilities Include:
I report to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. I am responsible for carrying out duties as assigned by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen which collectively includes ensuring for the efficient and effective operation of the city government in accordance with the adopted city codes, regulations and policies as well as the laws of the State of Missouri. This includes keeping up with day-to-day operations of the City; helping to arrange and attend various meetings for the City; keeping the Mayor and Board of Alderman informed and up-to-date regarding all City business; and assisting in preparing and providing information for residents, businesses, and elected officials.

Family:
I am married to Sheri Benson. I have three children: a step daughter Crystal who lives in Kansas City with her husband Brent; a step son Kyle, who lives in Austin, TX with our grandson Brady; and a son, Brandon who attends college in Arkansas.

Upbringing:
I was born and raised in Marshalltown, Iowa.  

Education:

  • Marshalltown Community College - Associate of Arts Degree, 1984
  • Iowa State University - Bachelor of Science Degree,1986
  • Kansas University - Master’s in Public Administration, 2014


Hobbies:  
I enjoy spending time with my family, golfing, travelling / exploring new places, reading, and cheering on the Iowa State Cyclones, Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs.
 




  • icon City Administrator
    John Benson
  • icon Deputy Administrator
    Sam Rost
  • icon City Clerk
    Karen Rost
  • icon City                
    Collector

    Julie Rieke
  • icon Financial
    Clerk

    Monica Robinson
  • icon City              
    Attorney

    Chuck Replogle

Held Office Since:
June 20, 2016

Responsibilities Include:
I report to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. I am responsible for carrying out duties as assigned by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen which collectively includes ensuring for the efficient and effective operation of the city government in accordance with the adopted city codes, regulations and policies as well as the laws of the State of Missouri. This includes keeping up with day-to-day operations of the City; helping to arrange and attend various meetings for the City; keeping the Mayor and Board of Alderman informed and up-to-date regarding all City business; and assisting in preparing and providing information for residents, businesses, and elected officials.

Family:
I am married to Sheri Benson. I have three children: a step daughter Crystal who lives in Kansas City with her husband Brent; a step son Kyle, who lives in Austin, TX with our grandson Brady; and a son, Brandon who attends college in Arkansas.

Upbringing:
I was born and raised in Marshalltown, Iowa.  

Education:

  • Marshalltown Community College - Associate of Arts Degree, 1984
  • Iowa State University - Bachelor of Science Degree,1986
  • Kansas University - Master’s in Public Administration, 2014


Hobbies:  
I enjoy spending time with my family, golfing, travelling / exploring new places, reading, and cheering on the Iowa State Cyclones, Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs.
 




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Held Office Since:
Monday, March 6, 2000

Responsibilities Include:

  • Keeping up with day to day operations and working with each department within the City of Marshfield to ensure quality customer service
  • Work with each Department regarding infrastructure maintenance and new construction.
  • Meet with citizens, contractors, city staff, and engineers regarding concerns, special projects or routine maintenance throughout the City of Marshfield
  • Keep the City Administrator, Mayor and Board of Alderman informed and up-to-date regarding City of Marshfield business—whether it be financial, special projects, personnel, policies, budget, etc.
  • Prepare and provide documents and information for individuals, the public, and elected officials.


Family:
I am married and have 2 children.

Upbringing:
I was born and raised here in Marshfield, and I have never lived anywhere else.

Hobbies:
I truly love the outdoors and taking in as much of God's creation as I can. I love to hunt, fish, and play outside with family and friends. My wife and I are members of the Marshfield Church of the Nazarene where we head up the College group.

Held Office Since:
Tuesday, August 15, 2000

Responsibilities Include:
The duties of the city clerk include but are not limited to:
  • taking minutes of all Board of Aldermen meetings as well as all other committee meetings,
  • keeping all records and papers belonging to the City safe,
  • administering official oaths to elected officials, and oaths to persons certifying to demands or claims against the City.

Family:
Married in 1992 to Brian; two sons, Jordan (20) and Hunter (15)



Image Courtesy of Connor Mitchell
Held Office Since:
Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Responsibilities Include:
All aspects of collecting various monies for the city and producing various reports to document monies collected; also, establishing accounts for water and sewer customers and performing duties directed by the City Administrator and Mayor.

Family:
I am married and have two children.

Upbringing:
I grew up in Hartville, Missouri.

Hobbies:
In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family.

Favorite Quote:
"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."



Image Courtesy of Connor Mitchell
Held Office Since:
Thursday, December 18, 2013

Responsibilities Include:
My responsibilities include various accounting functions such as accounts payable, general ledger accounts, and reporting.

Family:
I have four daughters.

Upbringing:
I moved to Marshfield in 2006 from Fairbanks, Alaska. I lived there for almost five years. Prior to Alaska, I lived in California and Washington and I grew up in Colorado.

Hobbies:
I love to garden, cook, read and most of all hanging out with my girls!

Favorite Quote:
"It is never too late to follow your dreams. Even as one door is closing, there is always another one waiting to be opened."



Image Courtesy of Connor Mitchell
Held Office Since:
 2016

Responsibilities Include:
  • Ensuring City's compliance with the Sunshine Law, City Ordinances and City Policies
  • Advising the Board of Aldermen and Mayor regarding matters that affect the City including changes to City Ordinances and Policies
  • Prosecutor for Municipal Court

Chuck was born and raised in Marshfield, Missouri. Married with children, Chuck enjoys spending time with his family, as well as being an avid sports fan. Chuck and his wife are devoted CrossFitters.

Education

  • Missouri Southern State University — B.S., 1998
  • University of Tulsa — J.D., 2001

Memberships

  • Missouri Bar, admitted 2001
  • National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • Springfield Metropolitan National Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri

Community Leadership

  • OACAC-Community Advisory Board Member
  • Marshfield Area Community Foundation-President