(70 ILCS 805/5c) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 6308c)
    Sec. 5c. Whenever any district is located along any such navigable body of water as set forth in Section 5a, the right is hereby given to the corporate authorities thereof to take charge of, control and police such body of water and the land thereunder for a distance of three hundred feet along any forest preserve, boulevard or pleasure drive constructed by it and bordering thereon.
(Source: P.A. 84-783.)