(65 ILCS 5/2-2-12) (from Ch. 24, par. 2-2-12)
    Sec. 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.)