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!”
The Clifton Knolls 2019 Leaf Pick-Up Schedule will begin on Monday, October 28, 2019 and will continue through Friday, December 6, 2019, depending upon the weather. There will be no pick-up on Tuesday, November 5 (Election Day), Monday, November 11 (Veterans Day), Thursday, November 28 (Thanksgiving Day), and Friday, November 29. There will be no extensions expected beyond December 6, 2019. For further information please click on 2019 Clifton Knolls Leaf Pickup Schedule
The New York State Department of Transportation has informed the Town of Clifton Park of pending road closures the weekend of October 18th through 19th. Both the northern and southern legs of the intersection will close at 10:00 pm on Friday, October 18th and reopen by 11:00 pm on Saturday, October 19th. Motorists should use the posted detours during this time and are advised to plan travels accordingly.
Duck Hunting is allowed in designatred areas at the Vischer Ferry Nature Preserve in the Town of Clifton Park from October 19-25, 2019. Hunters must register prior to entering the Preserve in the Town Clerk's Office located in Town Hall at the corner of Clifton Park Center and Vischer Ferry Roads. Hunters must show both hunter's and driver's license, duck stamp, and car registration. Any questions, please call the Town Clerk's Office at 518-371-6681 during business hours, Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Thursdays until 7:00 pm.
The Town of Clifton Park is currently offering an opportunity for community non-profit organizations to apply for funding to support programs and projects that result in a tangible benefit to Clifton Park and its residents. Applications are now being accepted and must be received by September 30, 2019. Funding for awards will be announced no later than October 31, 2019.
The Clifton Park Town Board has announced that County Waste will once again be conducting free, curbside yard waste pick-up service for Clifton Park residents in 2019. The service will be offered from April through the end of November weather permitting. Now that the inclement winter weather has passed, County Waste will begin training runs the week of April 1st with official pickup beginning on Monday, April 8th.
National Grid has selected Clifton Park for a new program providing additional tools to track your energy usage. You will be receiving direct communication from National Grid next month.