SECTION 2.05  PROHIBITIONS.
   (A)   Holding other office.  Except where authorized by law, no Council member shall hold any other elected public office during the term for which the member was elected to the Council.  No Council member shall hold any other City office or City employment during the terms for which the member was elected to the Council.  No former Council member shall hold any compensated appointive office or employment with the City until one year after the expiration of the term for which the member was elected to the Council.  Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit the Council from selecting any current or former Council member to represent the City on the governing board of any regional or other intergovernmental agency.
   (B)   Appointments and removals.  Neither the City Council nor any of its members shall in any manner control or demand the appointment or removal of any City administrative officer or employee who the City Manager or any subordinate of the City Manager is empowered to appoint, but the Council may express its views and fully and freely discuss with the City Manager anything pertaining to appointment and removal of such officers and employees.
   (C)   Interference with administration.  Except for the purpose of inquiries and investigations under Section 2.09, the Council or its members shall conduct City business with City officers and employees who are subject to the direction and supervision of the City Manager solely through the City Manager, and neither the Council nor its members shall give orders to any such officer or employee, either publicly or privately.