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Don's Accomplishments
Since being sworn in as Mayor January 1, 2014

  • Municipal Improvement Projects:

    • Reducing Property Taxes in 2017 by 11.3%

    • Reduced taxpayers’ burden by $83 million.

    • Decreased the average cost of Flood Insurance by $190 for more than 7,800 property owners

    • Added Bike Lanes on Maryland Ave

    • Reduced City Employees by 350 individuals.

    • Repaved over 50% of our roads. (More than any other Mayor)

    • Fixing the Baltic Avenue Drainage Canal Project by winter 2017 to alleviate nuisance flooding.

  • Business Development and Economic Development:

    • Attracted New Investment from Stockton University, South Jersey Gas, Hard Rock International for more than 3,300 new jobs.

    • Rebuilding the Boardwalk and seawall along the Inlet.

    • Tower Investment Pier, Showboat

    • Steel Pier Observation Wheel

    • Boraie Apartment Project

    • Garden Pier

    • Bungalow Beach Bar

  • Residential Improvement Projects:

    • Created Mayor's Employment & Jobs Training Program that has placed over 700 individuals in jobs.

    • Building 550 Units of Affordable and Market Rate Housing.

    • Making Strides in Public Safety, with improvements in every major category.

    • Reduced Violent Crime without contributing to mass incarceration in 2017

    • Ban the box for ex-offenders

    • Fought Wasteful Spending to Save Taxpayers’ Money and the ONLY Mayor in 40 years to reduce spending.

    • Purple Heart street designation

    • Improved every Park in Atlantic City.

    • Rebuilt every outdoor basketball court in Atlantic City

    • Renovated ball fields at Altman Field, Chelsea Heights Sports Field, Soccer Field at Texas Avenue Park, Browns Park and the Boys and Girls Club

    • Partnership with LiveNation providing 4 free beach concerts a year with major entertainers

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