Except as otherwise provided by law, the salaries of all officials of the City shall be fixed from time to time by Council, and the wages of all other employees shall be fixed in such manner as Council shall determine, and until so fixed all salaries and wages shall remain as now established.
(ORC 731.08)
   The salary of any officer, clerk or employee shall not be increased or diminished during the term for which he was elected or appointed.  This section does not prohibit  the payment of any increased costs of continuing to provide the identical benefits provided to an officer at the commencement of his term of office.  Except as otherwise provided by law, all fees pertaining to any office shall be paid into the City Treasury.
(ORC 731.07.)