Except as otherwise provided or permitted by general law, no person in Village government service shall directly or indirectly solicit any assessment, subscription or contribution for any political purpose whatever from any person holding a position or in the employ of Village government and except for the Mayor, the Village Recorder, and elected members of Council, no employee of the Village shall take any active part in the management or promotion of any political candidate's election campaign other than his or her own campaign for office.  Any person who wilfully violates any of the provisions of this section shall, for a period of five years, be ineligible for any Municipal appointment or employment in the Village service, and if he or she is an officer or employee of the Village at the time of such violation, he or she shall immediately forfeit the office or position he or she holds with the Village.