(70 ILCS 1205/10-4)
(from Ch. 105, par. 10-4)
Any park district shall have the power to acquire by gift, grant
or purchase, real estate and lands for use as a site for an armory and to
convey, sell, donate, lease or rent real estate or lands so acquired and
any real estate or lands now owned by such park district to the State of
Illinois or to any proper agency thereof for use as a site for an armory,
but the park district shall have no power to divert any gift, grant or
legacy from the specific purpose designated by the donor.
Such district shall have power to acquire by lease or permit the right
to occupy and use real estate, land and riparian estates for park and
playground purposes and to improve, maintain and equip the same as a park
or playground, and to place permanent buildings and structures thereon.
Such district may by ordinance lease, for any period not exceeding
99 years, any tract or parcel of land of the park district to any
organization incorporated under the laws of this State as a corporation not
for pecuniary profit, as a site for a memorial to the military and naval
forces of this State and of the United States, provided that such organization shall be responsible for the maintenance of the memorial.
(Source: P.A. 98-312, eff. 8-12-13.)