An employee Handbook shall be distributed among all divisions of the City.  Pending adoption of revisions to the Employee Handbook by Council, the City Manager may establish temporary provisions of the Employee Handbook.
   Subject to the provisions of this Charter, and after consultations with the City Manager, the Council shall approve and adopt an Employee Handbook, which shall provide in detail the organization of the municipal government, define the powers and duties of each organizational unit and determine the employee procedures to be followed.  Amendments to, and revisions of, the Employee Handbook shall be made by Council only after consultation with the City Manager.  Where the Employee Handbook is silent, the officers and employees of the City shall have and may exercise all powers and duties provided for similar officers and employees by the state law.  However, provisions of the Employee Handbook shall supersede those of state law in cases of conflict.