It shall be unlawful for the City Auditor or other officer to pay any salary or compensation for service to any person holding a position in the classified  service unless the person has been appointed or employed in accordance with the civil service provisions of this Charter and of the rules established thereunder. Any sums paid contrary to the provisions of this section may be recovered from any officer paying or authorizing the payment thereof and from sureties on any official bond. (Amended 11-3-09)