The mayor and his department heads fulfilled about 90% of the promises made in last year’s State of the City address, according to reports given in a two-hour news conference Tuesday morning.

Among the highlights of city accomplishments were a property tax decrease; re-creation of the recreation program; permanent promotions for police leadership, including Chief James Sarkos; adding staff to the public works, licensing and inspections, and police staffs; and improved communications technology.

Sarkos said two new deputy chiefs were promoted last week, and there will be an official swearing-in ceremony in January. They are Deputy Chief Stacy Herrerias and Deputy Chief Rudy Lushina. Read more from The Press of Atlantic City.