(65 ILCS 20/21-19)
(from Ch. 24, par. 21-19)
The city may exercise the right of eminent domain by condemnation
proceedings in conformity with the provisions of the constitution and
statutes of the State of Illinois for the acquirement of property useful,
advantageous or desirable for municipal purposes or public welfare.
(Source: Laws 1947, p. 497.)