7-3-305. Employees of commission-manager government. (1) Employees appointed by the manager and the manager's subordinates must be administratively responsible to the manager.
(2) Neither the commission nor any of its members may dictate the appointment or removal of any employee whom the manager or any of the manager's subordinates are empowered to appoint.
(3) Except for the purpose of inquiry or investigation under this title, the commission or its members shall deal with the local government employees who are subject to the direction and supervision of the manager solely through the manager, and neither the commission nor its members may give orders to the employee, either publicly or privately.