10-40-040  Power under harbor improvement act.
   The city having elected to exercise its right under the act hereinafter named, reaffirms and ratifies such action, and confirms the said election and determination to exercise the right, power, and authority granted by an act of the general assembly of the State of Illinois, approved June 23, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, entitled “An Act to enlarge the power of cities and villages in relation to harbors, canals, slips, wharves, docks, levees, piers, quay walls, breakwaters and all harbor structures, facilities, connections, improvements and utilities constructed or operated in connection therewith and for the purpose of carrying out such power to authorize the acquisition and condemnation of property and to authorize the use, occupation, recovery and acquisition of artificially made or reclaimed lands of the state and the reclamation and acquisition of the submerged lands of the state”, and to repeal an act entitled, “An Act to enlarge the power of cities in relation to harbors, canals, wharves, docks, piers, slips and other harbor structures, facilities, improvements and utilities constructed or operated in connection therewith, to authorize the acquisition and condemnation of property and the use, occupation, reclamation and acquisition of the submerged lands of the state in carrying out such power, and to repeal all Acts or parts of Acts in conflict therewith”, approved June 10, 1911. For the purpose of carrying out the powers granted by the said act of the general assembly, there are created and established the four harbor districts hereinafter named.
(Prior code § 38-3)