(70 ILCS 1220/4) (from Ch. 105, par. 51)
    Sec. 4. Any city, town or village in this state, shall have full power and authority to vest any such board of public park commissioners with the right to control, improve and maintain any such park within the district over which such board of park commissioners has jurisdiction for the purposes of carrying out the provisions of this act, in accordance with its intent.
(Source: Laws 1885, p. 224.)