City Administrator Daniel Guild

Daniel Guild was hired in 2018 as Rhinelander's fifth, full-time City Administrator. Guild grew up in Ashland, and completed his undergraduate degree at St. Norbert College. He attended graduate school at Michigan State University where he studied for graduate degrees in Public Policy and Administration, as well as, Urban and Regional Planning. Guild is also a graduate of the Oklahoma University Economic Development Institute. Prior to working for Rhinelander, Guild has worked for six municipalities over the past twenty years. 

Postal Address - 135 S. Stevens St Rhinelander, Wisconsin  54501

Phone Number - 715.365.8600, Ext 7

Fax Number - 715.365.8630

Department Email -



Office Hours - Monday through Friday by appointment.

Duties - The City Administrator is the chief administrative officer of the City, responsible only to the Mayor and Common Council, for the administration of the City's business affairs, City ordinances, and the resolutions and directives of the Common Council. Major responsibilities include Chief Human Resource Officer, Chief Budget Officer, and Chief Economic Development Officer.

FY2019 Work Plan Documents

Annual Work Plan:

Hodag Park Improvement Plan:

Ped/Bike Master Plan: