Section 9.13.   Payment of Claims.
   No warrant for the payment of any claim shall be issued by the Finance Director until such claim has been approved first by the Manager and by the Council, and the Finance Director is satisfied that the same is lawful and authorized by law.  The Finance Director and his or her sureties shall be liable to the City for all loss or damage sustained by the City by reason of the corrupt approval of such claim against the City, and the Finance Director shall have the power to require that the amount claimed is justly due, and is in conformity with the law and ordinances, and may summon any officer or employee and examine him or her for that purpose.