The Council shall elect as an officer of the City an individual, not a member of Council, who shall have the title of Clerk of Council and shall serve at the pleasure of Council. The Clerk of Council shall give notice of Council meetings, keep the journal of its proceedings, authenticate by signature and record at length in books kept for such purpose all ordinances and resolutions passed or adopted by Council, and perform such other duties required by this Charter or by ordinance. The compensation of the Clerk of Council shall be fixed by ordinance.