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 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.
Come join us at Historic Grooms Tavern on Saturday, May 4th from 10am to 2pm for Clifton Park's Historic Preservation Day. Learn directly from the experts about what it takes and how do it when it comes to historic preservation.
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.
The April 2019 Newsletter has been published. Click on April 2019 Clifton Park Senior Community Center Newsletter to learn about all the exciting activities and events happening at the Clifton Park Senior Community Center in April.
The Jonesville Volunteer Fire Department is celebrating their 100the Anniversary with the entire community!
The Town Board has recently approved extended hours at the Town Transfer Station for the annual Spring Clean Up / Green Up Week to include the following Sundays, April 28th and May 5th.
As part of a multi-year plan the Town partners with BOCES to maintain Kinns Road Park. This partnership provides a remarkable benefit to the Town while offering hands on experience to BOCES students. The Town’s partnership with BOCES to maintain Kinns Road Park will continue beginning Monday, April 1st.
Please see the proposed schedule below. The park will close 30 minutes prior to work beginning on each scheduled day. Please note that weather can affect the established schedule. We will post any changes or updated information as soon as the information becomes available. The Town of Clifton Park’s partnership with BOCES has provided a tremendous service to the Town andexperience for BOCES’ students.
For several consecutive years the Town of Clifton Park conducted a curbside bulk waste pick-up for the benefit of its residents. The cost to the Town each year is over $100,000 and rising. After a lower participation rate in 2014, it was decided that the Town would provide this free service to residents every other year. The most recent bulk item removal was held in 2018 and it is expected to be offered again by the Town sometime in 2020.
The Clifton Park Town Board in collaboration with the Town Center Park Planning Committee has announced the beginning of a series of visioning workshops, tours and “pop up” workshops as part of the public participation process into the future design for the Town Center Park located at Exit 9.
The Clifton Park Fire Marshall would like residents to know that the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation has banned brush burning from March 14th through May 16th of this year. For further information on the ban, please visit the NYSDEC website at http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/116481.html
Believe it or not Spring is right around the corner! In preparation the Town of Clifton Park and the GREEN Committee has announced its annual spring Cleanup Day for our trails, parks and open spaces. Join us as we continue this amazing, community powered event!
|27 Apr 2019;|
01:00PM - 02:30PM
Wildflower Walk at 41-Acre Property - 588 Riverview Rd(#2 of 3 in series)
|01 May 2019;|
03:00PM - 07:00PM
37-Acre Park Planning: Public Visioning Workshop
|03 May 2019;|
01:00PM - 03:00PM
1st Friday Stewardship Hike at the Erie Canal Community Connector Trail