Council shall not increase or diminish the salary of an elected official of the City during the term for which the official was elected or appointed to fill an unexpired term. This section does not prohibit the payment of any increased costs needed to provide the identical benefits provided to an elected official of the City at the commencement of the term of the office.
Unless otherwise provided, all fees pertaining to any office shall be paid into the City treasury. The Council of the City, by ordinance or resolution, shall determine the number of officers, clerks, and employees in each department of the City government, and shall fix, by ordinance or resolution, their respective salaries and compensation, and the amount of bond to be given for each officer, clerk, or employee in each department of the government, if any is required. Such bond shall be made by such officer, clerk, or employee, with surety subject to the approval of the City Administrator and the Mayor.