§ 1. Every board of public park commissioners shall have the power to take under its
control, and to regulate, control and govern, in the same manner as it may govern
other parks or boulevards, under its control, any public park now under the control
or jurisdiction of any incorporated city, town or village: Provided, That the park
so taken shall lie within the district or territory, the property of which shall be
taxable for the maintenance of the parks or boulevards under the control of any such
board of park commissioners; And, provided further, That the consent of the authorities
of any city, town or village having control of the park so to be taken, and also the
consent in writing of the owners of a majority of the frontage of the lots and lands
abutting on the park so to be taken, shall be first obtained.
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