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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter16 > 16-697_01

16-697.01. Parks, recreational facilities, and public grounds; acquisition; control.Any city of the first class is hereby authorized and empowered to take land in fee, within or without its corporate limits by donation, gift, devise, purchase or appropriation, and to hold, improve and control such land for parks, recreational facilities, and public grounds. The jurisdiction and police power of the mayor and city council of any city that shall acquire any such real estate shall be at once extended over the same. The mayor and city council shall have power to enact bylaws, rules and ordinances for the protection, preservation and control of any real estate acquired as herein contemplated, and provide suitable penalties for the violation of any such bylaws, rules or ordinances. SourceLaws 1899, c. 15, § 1, p. 80; R.S.1913, § 5271; C.S.1922, § 4490; C.S.1929, § 19-101; R.S.1943, § 19-101; Laws 1969, c. 86, § 6, p. 433.