(70 ILCS 1205/8-16) (from Ch. 105, par. 8-16)
    Sec. 8-16. In addition to the other powers and authority now possessed by it, every park district shall have the power and authority to lease real estate for a period not to exceed 99 years and to improve the same in such manner as may be required for corporate purposes by the construction of capital improvements thereon when so authorized by the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the governing board of the park district.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 3558.)