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!”
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Annual Election of the Vischer Ferry Fire District will take place on December 12, 2017 between the hours of 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm at the Vischer Ferry fire house located at 360 Riverview Rd Rexford, NY for the purpose of electing one (1) Commissioner for a five (5) year term commencing January 1, 2018 and ending December 31, 2022. All voters registered with the Saratoga County Board of Elections on or before November 22, 2017 shall be eligible to vote.
As we enter the winter weather season, please note the Town enforces standard parking restrictions during winter weather events. Please do not park your vehicle on roadways during storms and for a period of time following the end of the storm.
The future of the 37 acre parcel owned by the Shenendehowa School District in the Exit 9 area was decided by the people of the community through this evening’s referendum. The future of the property has continued to be a popular topic of conversation and has now been the subject of two referendums.
Beginning Monday, December 4, 2017 the Town will begin replacement of a storm water trunk line in the Sherwood Forest neighborhood. Portions of Berkshire Drive West will be closed to local traffic during the replacement process. Detours will be available around the construction zone and no driveways will be obstructed within this construction zone. The construction and replacement of the trunk line is anticipated to be completed by Monday, December 18, 2017.
Please contact the Clifton Park Highway Department at 518-371-7310 with any questions.
A Citizen Preparedness Presentation will be held at 7pm on Monday, December 11 at the Vischer Ferry Fire Department, 360 Riverview Road. This presentation is being conducted by the NY National Guard, the Division of Homeland Security and the State Office of Emergency Management and will offer residents the tools and resources to prepare for any type of disaster, respond accordingly and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions. The Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program is a FREE event open to the public.
The Town of Clifton Park is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive at Town Hall on Wednesday, December 13th from Noon to 6:00 p.m. To schedule your appointment to donate, call 518-371-6681 or visit www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code TOWNOFCLIFTONPARK
The Town of Clifton Park will once again be forwarding local children's letters to the North Pole.