SECTION 26.   QUALIFICATIONS OF MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL
   Members of Council shall hold the residency and qualifications set forth in Section 72 of this Charter.  A member of Council who fails to maintain such residency and qualifications shall forfeit the office.  Members of the Council shall not hold any other public office, except that of notary public,  or member of the State militia or Federal military reserves, and shall not be directly or indirectly interested in the profits or emoluments of any contract, job, work or service of the Municipality.  Any such contract in which any member is or may become interested, may be declared void by the Council. No member of the Council shall, except insofar as is necessary in the performance of the duties of the office, directly or indirectly interfere in the conduct of an administrative department or directly or indirectly take any part in the appointment, promotion, or dismissal of any officer or employee in the service of the City other than the officers or employees appointed by the Council. (Amended 11-6-84; 5-7-13)