(65 ILCS 5/2-2-12)
(from Ch. 24, par. 2-2-12)
Cities incorporated under this Code shall be bodies politic
and corporate under the name of "City of (name)," and under that name may
sue and be sued, contract and be contracted with, acquire and hold real and
personal property for corporate purposes, have a corporate seal, changeable
at pleasure, and exercise all the powers hereinafter conferred.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)