Clifton Park is a suburban town in Saratoga County, New York, United States. According to the United States Census Bureau, the 2010 population was 36,705.
The name is derived from an early land patent. The town is in the south part of the county and is located approximately 12 miles north of Albany, 7 miles northeast of Schenectady, and 10 miles south of Saratoga Springs. Recognized for our outstanding quality of life, smart growth practices, numerous parks, extensive recreation programs, a 15 mile trail network, the Clifton Common sports complex (host to a variety of national, state and regional tournaments), the excellent Shenendehowa School System, an active Shenendehowa Senior Community Center and emerging business centers, we are a model growth community. Clifton Park has preserved and restored significant historic sites, such as the Grooms Tavern, and has acquired, protected, preserved and purchased development rights on over 1000 acres, balancing our rural roots with innovative residential designs and twenty-first century economic development in New York’s Tech Valley. Clifton Park remains true to its motto: “Clifton Park – A Great Place to Live, Work and Play!”
A reminder that the October 19th and November 2nd regularly scheduled meetings of the Town Board have been moved to the Clifton Park Senior Community Center to accomodate anticipated attendance by the public while maintaining social distancing.
Sunday, October 25, 2020; Sunday, November 1, 2020; Sunday, November 8, 2020; Sunday, November 15, 2020. Hours are 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM for Fall cleanup of leaves and brush only. All permit holders are entitled to one free pick up truck load of mulch per week when available.
Join us Friday evening, October 30th from 4pm to6pm for a free Trunk or Treat at Clifton Common. Starpoint Church is partnering with the Town of Clifton Park to provide a fun, family, friendly event. We'll have pony rides, a photo booth for family pictures, popcorn, decorated cars, and of course candy! Be sure to wear your costumes. Extra safety precautions will be in place to help keep everyone safe.
Clifton Park Town Supervisor Phil Barrett has released the 2021 Town of Clifton Park Tentative Budget. The proposed budget will ensure another year of no Town of Clifton Park General Fund Property Tax. The Town spending plan does not exceed the New York State Tax Cap. No fund balance monies were used to balance the budget.
At the regularly scheduled October 5, 2020 meeting of the Town Board held at Town Hall, Board Members unanimously appointed attorney Anthony Morelli to fill the unexpired board seat of Jim Romano who had previously resigned effective October 1, 2020.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Public Hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. at Station 1, 953 Main Street, Clifton Park, NY, to discuss the proposed budget for 2021 to be followed by a special meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners. Copies of the proposed budget are available in the district office M-F, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., or at the Town of Clifton Park Town Clerk’s office.
The Board of Fire Commissioners for the Ballston Lake Fire District No.1 will conduct a public hearing on the 2021 proposed Fire District Budget. The public hearing will be held Tuesday October 20, 2020 at 7:00 PM at the Ballston Lake Fire House, 1125 Ballston Lake Road, Ballston Lake, NY 12019. A copy of the proposed 2021 budget can be obtained by requesting a copy in writing from: Fire District Treasurer, PO Box 1077, Ballston Lake, NY 12019.
The Clifton Park Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has a core goal of seeking to promote Town prosperity, through the creation and advancement of a healthy business climate, supporting job creation and retention. The IDA utilizes a variety of economic development tools, financial incentive programs and resources permitted within the scope of the Public Authorities Law to build customized packages from project concept through construction and sustained operation fostering the general prosperity of the Town.
The Clifton Knolls 2020 Leaf Pick-Up Schedule will begin on Monday, October 26, 2020 and will continue through Friday, December 4, 2020, depending upon the weather.
Please take notice that the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Clifton Park - Halfmoom Fire District #1, of the Towns of Clifton Park and Halfmoon, County of Saratoga, New York, will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 7:00PM for the purpose of taking comment on the proposed 2021 Fire District Budget. The hearing will be held at the firehouse located at 38 Old Route 146 in Clifton Park.