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Industrial Development Agency

Date: August 14, 2014

The Mission of the Town of Clifton Park Industrial Development Agency is to identify, attract, develop, expand, and promote economically sound commerce within the Town. We assist in the acquiring, constructing, reconstructing, improving, maintaining, equipping and furnishing of industrial, manufacturing, warehousing, commercial, research facilities, and educational or cultural facilities. Our […]

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Historic Grooms Tavern

Date: August 5, 2014

Owned and operated by the Town of Clifton Park, New York since 1999. Restored through the assistance of Community volunteers, Town staff, & New York State grants support.

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Historic Preservation Commission

Date: August 5, 2014

Historic Preservation is a link through which the memory of an enduring community is preserved and passed on to succeeding generations. It is generally difficult to remember the past without having a connection to the past. The U.S. Congress reaffirmed the reasons for enacting historic preservation programs with the following […]

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Highway Safety Committee

Date: August 5, 2014

In the fall of 2008, Clifton Park Town Supervisor Philip Barrett established the Town of Clifton Park Highway Safety Committee. As the town has grown, so have the highway safety challenges presented by increased numbers of vehicles and peak-hour traffic concerns. Barrett envisioned a committee made up of local residents […]

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Emergency Preparedness, Citizens Corps

Date: August 4, 2014

Disasters and emergencies can strike our community at any time, and local citizens can play a vital role in supporting police, fire, rescue and other emergency responders. We have been reminded of this during the 2008 ice storm and Tropical Storms Irene and Lee in 2011. In the midst of […]

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Building Permit Applications & Information

Date: August 4, 2014

Building Permits Procedure Application Required Inspections Information For All Permits Building Lot Defined Residential Plan Engineer Letter Tenancy Permit Sheds/Accessory Buildings/Accessory Structures Swimming Pool Package Outdoor Deck Information and Permit Residential Well Requirements Tent Permit Package Building Records Request Form Investigation Request Form Residential Building Guide NYS Code Requirements for […]

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Fire Prevention Bureau

Date: August 1, 2014

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Enforcing the Building and Fire codes of New York State and the Code of the Town of Clifton Park as it pertains to the construction and inspection of industrial, residential and commercial sites, day care centers, multiple dwellings, hotels, motels and places of public assembly for fire safety […]

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Building & Zoning Code Enforcement

Date: August 1, 2014

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Enforcing the building codes of New York State and The Town of Clifton Park as they pertain to commercial and residential construction. Reviewing and approving all construction plans prior to permit issuance. Performing permit-related inspections to ensure compliance with all applicable codes and laws. Working closely with the […]

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Parks, Recreation, and Community Affairs

Date: June 26, 2014

The Office of Parks, Recreation and Community Affairs offers recreational, social and cultural opportunities for residents through programs, park reservations, events, historic tours and publications and performing arts. Visit Our Website

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The Clifton Park Youth Court

Date: June 9, 2014

What is Youth Court? Youth Court is a voluntary alternative to the criminal justice system for young people who have committed a crime or an offense. The goal of Youth Court is to intervene in early anti-social, delinquent, and criminal behavior , and to reduce the incidence and prevent the […]

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Park District Advisory Committee

Date: June 6, 2014

As the Town of Clifton Park has grown so has its many neighborhood parks. Locating parks, playgrounds, ball fields and tennis courts within neighborhoods and developments has been a long-standing Town priority. Residents enjoy convenience and accessibility, greatly enhancing their quality of life. To insure the local parks continue to […]

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Open Space, Trails and Riverfront Advisory Committee

Date: June 6, 2014

The Open Space, Trails and Riverfront Advisory Committee offers advisory recommendations to the Town Board for implementing the Town’s Open Space Program and managing the town’s public lands.  The Town’s Open Space Program is based on the Town of Clifton Park Open Space Plan adopted by the Town Board in […]

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GREEN Committee

Date: June 6, 2014

The Clifton Park G.R.E.E.N. Committee was established in 2007 by Councilmen Tom Paolucci and Scott Hughes to address energy use and environmental impacts in all facets of town government. The committee aims to foster education and community awareness to promote informed actions that everyone can take to reduce the consumption […]

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Fire Code Appeals Board

Date: June 6, 2014

The Town of Clifton Park’s Fire Cope Appeals Board consists of six members and a chairman who are appointed by the Town Board for a three year term. The Fire Code Appeals Board reviews any appeals to the Code of The Town Of Clifton Park and has the power to […]

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Ethics Board

Date: June 6, 2014

The Clifton Park Ethics Board provides opinions and advice regarding ethics issues with respect to town officials and employees. The board is also responsible for reviewing all financial disclosure forms on an annual basis and it prepares opinions and advice on disciplinary matters arising under the town’s ethics code.

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Environmental Conservation Commission

Date: June 6, 2014

It is the legislative intent of the Clifton Park Environmental Conservation Commission to: (A) As requested, advise the Town Board, Planning Board or other boards or commissions within the Town of Clifton Park on matters affecting preservation, development and the use of natural resources within the Town of Clifton Park. […]

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Emergency Services Advisory Board

Date: June 6, 2014

The Emergency Services Advisory Board is made up of representatives from each of the town’s six fire districts and two ambulance corps. The board meets on the third Thursday of every month and discusses various emergency services topics throughout the town, such as recent changes in town code or proposed […]

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Community Arts and Culture Commission

Date: June 6, 2014

The Clifton Park Community Arts and Culture Commission was established by Town Ordinance in 2007 to advise and assist the Town Board in development, coordination, promotion and support of the arts. Members of the Clifton Park Community Arts and Culture Commission include Clifton Park citizens with a variety of backgrounds […]

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Clifton Park Community Chorus

Date: June 6, 2014

The Clifton Park Community Chorus, sponsored by the Town of Clifton Park, meets every Sunday night at 6:45 til 9:00 at the Shenendehowa Adult Community Center off Vischer Ferry Road.  No auditions and all are welcome.  The Chorus performs two winter and two spring concerts, as well as performing on […]

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Board of Assessment Review

Date: June 6, 2014

The Board of Assessment Review meets on the fourth Tuesday in May every year which is called Grievance Day. They meet to hear formal written complaints from property owners who disagree with their property assessment. A publication entitled “Contesting Your Assessment in New York State” is available at the Assessor’s […]

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Zoning Board

Date: June 6, 2014

The Zoning Board is empowered to grant relief from the Town’s Zoning laws. The ZBA balances the benefit to the applicant against any possible impacts to the health, safety and welfare of the community. When the ZBA does vote to grant a variance, it is the minimum variance necessary and […]

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Planning Board

Date: June 6, 2014

In accordance with Town Law, the Planning Board may review and make recommendations on the Town Comprehensive Plan or amendment thereto. In addition, the planning board shall have full power and authority to make investigations, maps, reports and recommendations in connection therewith relating to the planning and development of the […]

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Town Board

Date: June 6, 2014

The Town Board is the Legislative Body responsible for the administration of all aspects of local government, including town finances, public buildings, grounds, parks, streets and highways. The Town Board approves all town contracts, retains town employees, makes appointments to local boards and commissions and appropriates public funds for all […]

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Transfer Station

Date: June 5, 2014

The Transfer Station’s mission is to provide information to Town Residents to assist our community in maintaining proper waste management practices. Acceptable Waste – All recyclable materials, including clothing and shoes, common household trash, plastic bags, leaves and brush, car and rechargeable batteries, used antifreeze in a non reusable container, […]

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Town Officials

Date: June 5, 2014

Philip Barrett, Town Supervisor Term: 01/01/14 – 12/31/15 Lynda Walowit, Town Board Member Term: 01/01/14 – 12/31/17 Jim Romano, Town Board Member Term: 01/01/14 – 12/31/17 Amy Standaert, Town Board Member Term: 01/01/2014 – 12/31/15 (fulfilling vacated seats term) James Whalen, Town Board Member Term: 01/01/12 – 12/31/15 Richard Kukuk, Highway Superintendent Term: 01/01/14 – […]

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Town Clerk

Date: June 5, 2014

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Preparation of minutes of Town Board meetings Maintain all Town records Legal notices: bids, public hearings, notices of adoption General and primary elections Freedom of Information requests Issue over 65 and Social Security disabled transfer station permits Issue handicapped parking permits Issue Certificates of Residency Sale of zoning, […]

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Storm Water Management Technician

Date: June 5, 2014

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Reviewing actions proposed or undertaken within the town of Clifton Park with respect to environmental regulations, policies or practices adopted by the town. Providing technical guidance to town departments and committees on such topics as water quality, wetlands, hazardous materials, and hazardous waste management. Acting as government liaison […]

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Sewer Department

Date: June 5, 2014

In the past year the Town has worked hard to manage it’s newly acquired sewer systems. Much of the sewer equipment has been recently upgraded. The systems are old and remain in need of frequent maintenance and repairs. The Town is committed to preserving sewer services at the highest level […]

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Senior Transportation

Date: June 5, 2014

The Town of Clifton Park provides weekday Senior Express transportation for residents of the Town of Clifton Park. To reserve a seat please call: Senior Dispatch at (518) 371-4444 between the hours of 9:00am and 1:00pm. Van Hours 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday through Friday Donations are accepted to help defray […]

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Security Patrol

Date: June 5, 2014

The Town of Clifton Park is committed to ensuring the public safety and protecting the citizens and property of our community. In addition to dedicated contract policing by the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department and the New York State Troopers Clifton Park maintains a Town Security Patrol. Patrols Town facilities – […]

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Rivercrest Water Department

Date: June 5, 2014

The Rivercrest Water District #2 purchases its water from the Town of Glenville. Glenville’s water supply system is located west of the Village of Scotia, between NY State Route 5 and the Mohawk River, actually a little west of the Route 5 and VanBuren Lane intersection. The water is taken […]

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Receiver of Taxes

Date: June 5, 2014

The Tax Receiver is designated by law to collect all state, county and special fees relating to all properties within the Town of Clifton Park. Tax Bills are mailed to owners and due in January of each year.Citizen taxpayers are welcome to pay taxes in person at Town Hall. Receipts […]

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Planning

Date: June 5, 2014

The Planning Department is Responsible For (1) oversee long term planning and related initiatives, including town comprehensive plan; (2) coordinate the review process for all pending subdivision, site plan and Planned Development District applications; (3) assist applicants and consultants through these processes; (4) advise the Planning Board, the Town Board, […]

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Highway Department

Date: June 5, 2014

The Highway department is responsible for the 182 miles of Town roads that are maintained by 20 employees using 25 trucks and 8 pieces of major equipment. Additionally they are responsible for Snow and ice control, Paving and reconstruction, Maintenance of roads, Signs and roadway markings, Drainage, Tree and brush […]

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Director of Communications and Technology

Date: June 5, 2014

The Director of Communications and Technology is responsible for writing press releases and coordinating with members of the media and town officials, developing web content, exhibit designs, booklets, pamphlets, flyers and articles for public distribution, designing and publishing town initiatives and departmental announcements, and collecting, assembling and compiling information on […]

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Court

Date: June 5, 2014

The Clifton Park Town Court is a part of the Unified Court System of the State of New York (www.courts.state.ny.us) and has jurisdiction over all civil actions, such as Small Claims, evictions, etc., criminal cases, violations of town ordinances and vehicle and traffic violations occurring in the Town of Clifton […]

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Comptroller

Date: June 5, 2014

The Comptroller’s Office is responsible for (1) accounting and Budgeting Records: Maintains the Town’s accounting records on all fiscal transactions. Includes bank depositories, cash and check purchase payments, payroll expenditures, note and bond principals, and interest payments; (2) cash Management: Invests idle cash funds. Borrows for long and short terms […]

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Community Development

Date: June 5, 2014

The Office of Community Development provides management guidance to a wide variety of Town projects. Areas of responsibility include: To provide a forum and link between the Town, its services, its citizens and its business interests to insure quality growth and development within the Town. To promote and enhance E- […]

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Buildings and Grounds

Date: June 5, 2014

The Buildings & Grounds Department is responsible for maintaining seven Town buildings and facilities, nineteen park areas, twelve park districts, three Town pools and other public areas associated with the Town or parkland, such as the Vischer Ferry Nature Preserve. Additionally we maintain all town vehicles. The importance of this […]

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Assessor

Date: June 5, 2014

The Assessor is responsible for (1) creating an equitable assessment roll to be used to raise revenue to satisfy the Town, County and School property tax levy; (2) satisfying the taxpaying publics questions regarding their involvement and responsibility as it pertains to their property assessments and tax bills; (3) qualification […]

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Animal Control

Date: June 5, 2014

Animal Control enforces all Town ordinances pertaining to dogs running at large, acts as an interface with other agencies dealing with cats, birds and animals, works with authorities to obtain emergency veterinary assistance for injured dogs and cats, enforces Article #7 of Agriculture and Market Laws. Works closely with county […]

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Town Supervisor

Date: June 5, 2014

The Town Supervisor directs the day to day Town activities and coordinates the activities of Town Departments in the Town of Clifton Park.  The Town Supervisor provides direction with the implementation of policies on matters relating to Town Government. The Supervisor communicates with Local, State and Federal agencies on matters […]

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