(65 ILCS 5/11-61-1.5)
Acquiring property by gift, legacy, or grant.
Every municipality has the power to acquire by gift, legacy, or grant any
real estate or personal property, or rights therein, for purposes authorized
under this Code as its governing body may deem proper, whether the land or
personal property is located within or outside the municipal boundaries. This
applies to gifts, legacies, and grants acquired before, on, or after the
effective date of this amendatory Act of the 92nd General Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 92-102, eff. 1-1-02.)