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Environmental Conservation Commission

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. The Commission shall consider the existing conditions and environmental impacts associated with any proposed actions in order to formulate its recommendations;

(B) Participate in programs of public information that are designed to increase community awareness regarding the environment;

(C)  Participate in the design, implementation and review of studies, surveys and inventories of environmental features within the Town of Clifton Park;

(D)  Work with the town environmental specialist to maintain a current inventory of publicly and privately owned open spaces and special environmental features within the Town of Clifton Park. This inventory should include, but not be limited to: streams, lakes and ponds; floodways; wetlands; forests; scenic vistas; unique biological communities (such as protected, rare, threatened or endangered species); and natural landmarks;

(E)  Maintain liaison with public and private agencies, authorities, organizations, institutions and individuals whose environmental programs, activities or knowledge will help the town meet the goals of this chapter;

(F)   Recommend to the Town Board, or its designated committee(s), features, plans, programs or controls related to enhancement of environmental quality for inclusion in the Comprehensive Plan;

(G)  Recommend to the Town Board, or its designated committee(s), new or amended regulations related to environmental quality for inclusion in the Code of the Town of Clifton Park;

(H)  As authorized by the Town Board, write, publish and distribute books, maps, charts and pamphlets in accord with this chapter;

(I)  As may be necessary to conserve and property utilize natural resources and open spaces and when authorized by the Town Board, accept by gift, grant, devise, bequest or otherwise property, both real and personal, in the name of the Town of Clifton Park. Such real property may be accepted in fee for land and water rights or as any lesser interest, development right, easement, including conservation easement, covenant or other contractual right, including conveyance with limitations or reversions; and

(J)  Carry out such duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Town Board.

2015 Environmental Conservation Commission Meeting Schedule

January, Tuesday, 6th and the 20th                      July, Tuesday, the 7th

February, Tuesday, 3rd and the 17th                     August, Tuesday, the 4th

March, Tuesday, 3rd and the 17th                         September, Tuesday, 1st and the 15th

April, Tuesday, 7th and the 21st                            October, Tuesday, 6th and the 20th

May, Tuesday, 5th and the 19th                            November, Wednesday the 4th and Tuesday the 17th

June, Tuesday 2nd and the 16th                           December, Tuesday the 1st

National Night Out in Clifton Park, Tuesday August 2, 2016

Clifton Park will be celebrating the 11th Annual National Night Out Against Crime event in the Clifton Common on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Clifton Common Basketball Courts. Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to join the Town and our local first-responders […]

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