§ 3-300.  Mayor.
   The Mayor shall have been a resident of the City for at least three years preceding his election and shall be at least twenty-five years of age at the time of his election.
   Sources:   Act of June 25, 1919, P.L. 581, Article IV, Section 5.
   Purposes:   1.   A minimum residence of three years is required so that the Mayor will have some intimate knowledge and understanding of the City's problems and needs.
      2.   The qualifying age must be met as of the time of the election rather than the time of nominating or taking of office.