City of Marshall Administration

The Administration Department consists of the City Manager. The City Manager is appointed by the Marshall City Commission. The City Manager is the administrative head of the City and is responsible for the efficient administration of the City. The City Manager carries out the policies and directives of the City Commission. The City Manager ensures that City ordinances, resolutions and regulations are enforced. The City Manager oversees the delivery of services and supervises all departments. The City Manager recommends measures and actions to the City Commission necessary for the operation of the City and delivery of services. The City Manager is the budget officer for the City. 

Acting City Manager – Kenneth "Buzz" Snyder (

Buzz Snyder was appointed as Acting City Manager in January of 2014.  Prior to his appoinment as Acting City Manager, Snyder served as Fire Chief for the City of Marshall since 1992.

Department Secretary – Laurie Thompson (

Laurie Thompson has served as Executive Secretary for Administration since May 2010. Laurie is a life-long resident of Marshall, and a graduate of Marshall High School. 


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