(70 ILCS 1205/11.1-3) (from Ch. 105, par. 11.1-3)
    Sec. 11.1-3. A park district, to carry out the purposes of this Article, has all the rights and powers over its harbor as it does over its other property, and its rights and powers include but are not limited to the following:
    (a) To furnish complete harbor facilities and services, including but not limited to: launching, mooring, docking, storing, and repairing facilities and services; parking facilities for motor vehicles and boat trailers; and roads for access to the harbor.
    (b) To acquire by gift, legacy, grant, purchase, lease, or by condemnation in the manner provided for the exercise of the right of eminent domain under the Eminent Domain Act any property necessary or appropriate for the purposes of this Article, including riparian rights, within or without the park district.
    (c) To use, occupy and reclaim submerged land under the public waters of the State and artificially made or reclaimed land anywhere within the jurisdiction of the park district, or in, over, and upon bordering public waters.
    (d) To acquire property by agreeing on a boundary line in accordance with the procedures set forth in Sections 11-123-8 and 11-123-9 of the Illinois Municipal Code, as amended.
    (e) To locate and establish dock, shore and harbor lines.
    (f) To license, regulate, and control the use and operation of the harbor, including the operation of all water-borne vessels in the harbor and within 1000 feet of the outer limits of the harbor, or otherwise within the jurisdiction of the park district, except that such park district shall not forbid the full and free use by the public of all navigable waters, as provided by Federal Law.
    (g) To charge and collect fees for all facilities and services, and compensation for materials furnished.
    (h) To appoint harbor masters and other personnel, defining their duties and authority.
    (i) To enter into contracts and leases of every kind, dealing in any manner with the objects and purposes of this Article, upon such terms and conditions as the park district determines.
(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07.)