Except as otherwise provided by general law or this Charter, Council shall fix the salaries of Village employees and officers and may, by ordinance, define the duties of any Village officer or employee.  Neither Council nor any member thereof shall direct, interfere or obstruct the appointment or removal of any Village employee, except an employee whom Council is authorized to employ and remove under the provisions of this Charter or general law.  Except for the purpose of inquiry, Council and its members shall deal with the administrative service solely through the Mayor and neither Council nor any member thereof shall give orders to any subordinates of the Mayor either publicly or privately.  Nothing herein contained, however, shall prohibit any Council member from bringing to the attention of the Mayor or other Council members any fact or circumstance which may indicate misconduct or deficiency on the part of any personnel.