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Clifton Park Town Hall

Town Supervisor

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 relating to Town Government. The Supervisor serves as Chairman of the Town Board, conducts Town Board meetings, public hearings and public information meetings and is the person who calls for special Town Board meetings as provided by Town Law.  To speak with the Town Supervisor, a reservation is required. Reservations can be made with Barbara Smith, Confidential Executive Secretary.

Talk with the Supervisor:

Reservations are required
Location: Town Hall
Phone: Barbara Smith, 371-6651 ext. 240 to make a reservation

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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Clifton Park Senior Community Center 2/13/2017

The Clifton Park Senior Community Center will open at 11am today, February 13th, due to weather conditions.

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Clifton Park Sr. Community Center Closed 2/9/2017

Due to the weather, the Senior Center is closed today 2/9/2017.

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Parking Restrictions During Weather Events

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.  Adherence to this regulation allows our plows to remove snow and ice properly, effectively apply salt […]

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Line Dancing Instructor Wanted

The Town of Clifton Park is looking for an instructor to conduct line dancing programs at the Clifton Park Senior Community Center. Preferably someone with a following. Please contact the Town Supervisor’s Office at 371-6651

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Scrapbooking Instructor Wanted

The Town of Clifton Park is looking for a Scrapbooking Instructor for the Clifton Park Senior Community Center. We have a group of members interested in learning this craft. Please express interest by contacting the Town Supervisor’s Office at 371-6651.

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Clifton Park Residents to receive energy tracking tools from National Grid

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. The link below will take you to all the information about the program. Specific dates for information dissemination are on Page […]

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Update on Rexford Bridge Project

If you travel Route 146 daily, you already know that construction activity is over for the season, though you may still see utility trucks at work in the area. The 2016 construction season has been a success. The roundabout has been installed, though it will not be fully operating with two […]

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Town of Clifton Park Assumes Operation of the Shenendehowa Adult Community Center

The Town of Clifton Park has been notified by the Shenendehowa Senior Citizens Incorporated DBA Shenendehowa Adult Community Center that the group will no longer continue to operate the Shenendehowa Adult Community Center. Since the building was constructed in the late 1980s, the 501C3 non-profit corporation has operated the facility […]

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Clifton Park Town Board Honors Rocco Ferraro

Clifton Park Town Board Honors Rocco Ferraro Clifton Park, New York – Longtime Clifton Park resident Rocco Ferraro was honored at the December 12th Clifton Park Town Board Meeting for his 40 years of dedication to the advancement of Professional Planning, upon his retirement from the Capital District Planning Commission. […]

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Town of Clifton Park Christmas Tree Pickup Scheduled

Clifton Park Town Residents have two ways of disposing Christmas Trees this holiday Season Residents of the town of Clifton Park can place their un-bagged, non-artificial Christmas trees at the curb to be picked up by County Waste the week of Monday, January 9th thru Friday, January 13th, 2017. Please […]

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Governor Cuomo vetoes Clifton Park’s Home Rule Legislation

Governor Cuomo vetoed Clifton Park’s Home Rule Legislation this week, that would have allowed for a funding source for the Town’s Hospitality Initiative.  We respect and accept the Governor’s decision. We have worked hard to partner with the private sector to execute the redevelopment of empty retail areas and vacant […]

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County-wide Emergency Notification System

Several years ago Clifton Park had what is referred to as a “Reverse 911″ system that allowed the Town to send messages directly to home phones. The service was very useful during the ice storm of 2008 in particular. If you lived in Town at that time, you received a […]

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Kinns Road Park Closing Information

Kinns Road Park will be closed on a limited basis for the next segment of the selective tree removal program.  Each Monday and Friday from November 28th through December 23rdthe park will be closed from 12-2pm.  Your cooperation will allow us to maximize efficiency and take every precaution to protect everyone […]

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12/1/2016 Public Meeting – Improved Recreational Access at Vischer Ferry Preserve

December 1, 2016 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Clifton Park Town Hall – Wood Room. Join us for a Public Information Meeting. Only Site #1 (Clute’s Dry Dock) as listed in the brochure is being pursued at this time and will be the topic of discussion.  Click HERE for more information.

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Clifton Park Town Board Passes 2017 Budget

The Clifton Park Town Board has approved the 2017 budget for the Town of Clifton Park with a unanimous vote. The budget will not assess a General Fund Property Tax and is balanced without using any of the Town’s Fund Balance. The budget ensures the Town is under the very […]

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Free Town-wide Leaf Pickup Update

Free Town-wide Leaf Pickup Update County Waste has once again conducted a curbside yard waste removal program from April through the very busy leaf season this Fall.  The last week for this free service will be throughout the week of December 3rd.  Crews are clearing the voluminous amount of yard […]

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RESCHEDULED – Future Delays and Detours in Rexford Bridge Construction

Rexford Bridge Construction Update – October 13 To Receive Periodic Updates please email Jill Barrett at jbarrett@fhiplan.com  DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS WEEKEND, ROAD CLOSURES ON BALLTOWN ROAD AND DETOURS HAVE BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 28th THROUGH 30th NYSDOT Travel Advisory — POSTPONED Until Oct. 28 — Balltown Rexford Weekend Closure_ […]

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Clifton Knolls Road Closures During Sewer Repairs

As Clifton Park makes significant investments in sanitary sewer infrastructure, road closures  may occur in your neighborhood. Currently, crews are working on improvements in the Clifton Knolls neighborhood. Work began on Valencia and crews will begin the largest portion of the project on Par Del Rio. A letter was sent to […]

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Clifton Park’s Preliminary Budget

Preliminary Budget Presentation and Public Hearing Announcement At the regularly scheduled meeting of the Town Board on October 17, 2016, the Clifton Park Town Board passed a resolution wishing to obatin comments regarding the 2017 Preliminary Budget. A Public Hearing has been scheduled for Thursday, November 10, 2016, at 7:00 PM […]

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Rexford Bridge Construction Update – October 18, 2016

REXFORD BRIDGE PROJECT CONSTRUCTION UPDATE – October 14, 2016 To Receive Periodic Updates please email Jill Barrett at jbarrett@fhiplan.com  There are three construction activities that are coming up in the next week starting tonight that will impact travelers in the project area. North Main Street – Monday, October 17 – Friday, October […]

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Rexford Bridge Project – Update on Closures

As part of the ongoing work of the Rexford Street Bridge Project, the South entrance to Main Street on Route 146/Balltown Road will be closed starting mid-day on Wednesday, October 5, to install a culvert. The North entrance to Main Street will remain OPEN to access Main Street, Cole Street, […]

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Revolutionary Run for Veterans 5K, November 5th

I want to once again thank everyone for their support of the Salute to our Veterans Concert at SPAC on Labor Day. Saratoga County has another opportunity to show support for our local Veterans. The Revolutionary Run 5k to benefit the Saratoga County Veterans’ Trust Fund is November 5th. The […]

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Amity Reformed Church Fall Supper and Bake Sale

Amity Reformed Church 32 Riverview Road, Vischer Ferry, New York (518) 371-2838 Fall Supper and Bake Sale Saturday, October 8, 2016 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Turkey/Dressing/Mash Potatoes/Gravy Squash/Green Beans Cranberry Sauce Rolls/Butter Choice of Apple or Pumpkin Pie Coffee, Tea, Milk (Take Outs Available: 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM) […]

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Message from Town Supervisor Phil Barrett – Foxes and Other Wild Animals

Sightings of foxes and other wild animals throughout town have been prevalent and currently are more common due to the availability of prey, including wild rabbits, squirrels, chipmunks, etc. Wild animal sightings may also increase due to earlier sunrise and later sunsets. I want to take this opportunity to provide […]

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Living Resources Proposal for 23 Bonneau Road

Living Resources has informed the Town of their intention to purchase 23 Bonneau Road as a home for seven developmentally disabled adults.  Supervisor Barrett has asked representatives from Living Resources to attend a public meeting and provide information to interested residents.  The meeting will be held at Town Hall, 7pm […]

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Clifton Knolls and Sherwood Forest Infrastructure Projects

Barney Road Storm Water Project, Clifton Knolls Infrastructure Project The Town of Clifton Park is conducting a major culvert repair and storm water pipe replacement project at the intersection of Barney Road and Beechwood Drive. Many in the neighborhood may know this as the location of the Dam on Barney […]

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UPDATE: Important Rexford Bridge Update for July 15th

From the New York State Department of Transportation Regarding the Rexford Bridge Project UPDATE: New Detour Directions In order to construct a portion of the new Roundabout at the south end of the Rexford Bridge Project, we will be enacting a full closure of Route 146 (Balltown Road) for a […]

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Books for Troops, looking for Volunteers for Saturday, June 25th, 11:00 AM

  BOOKS FOR TROOPS Desperately needs Volunteers! Books for Troops, Inc, is looking for volunteers to help move stored boxes for their 1 Halfmoon Center office to the new groups location, a larger office on Route 9 near Bella Napoli. The date will be Saturday, June 25th and will take approximately 2 hours. To volunteer, please […]

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Summer Traffic Safety In Clifton Park

The Town of Clifton Park has added more than 13 miles of trails throughout the Town in the last dozen years.  The rapid expansion of the trail system has been welcomed warmly by many residents that use the expanding network on a regular basis.  The trail system has been enhanced […]

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Cub-o-Ree…Zombies… Come see what Cub Scouts are doing next!

Spring Cuboree Recruiting  for current Cub Scouts or those interested in learning about scouting.  Saturday May 7, 10am-2pm at Clifton Park Elks 1095 MacElroy Road Ballston Lake.  $5/ person, lunch included.

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TOWN-WIDE BULK WASTE PICK-UP SET FOR APRIL 18 TO MAY 6

The Town of Clifton Park has solidified plans for the 2016 Bulk Waste Pick-up service provided free to residents.  County Waste will conduct the curbside bulk waste collection beginning April 18th and concluding May 6th, 2016.  As in past years, the town will be divided into thirds, one for each week of […]

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Thursday, April 7th Storm Debris – Message from Supervisor Barrett

MESSAGE FROM SUPERVISOR BARRETT   The short but potent storm that occurred the afternoon of Thursday, April 7th, caused a fair  amount of damage in specific areas. These areas are neighborhoods along the Ushers Road corridor, and are located in the vicinity of the Dyer Drive area and the Dutch […]

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2016 Spring Shredding Day, Sunday May 1st, Clifton Park Center Mall

The Town of Clifton Park, in partnership with Clifton Park Center and 3N Document Destruction, will host its Town Paper Shredding Day on Sunday, May 1st, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM in the Clifton Park Center parking lot off of Clifton Park Center Road, between Boscov’s and the Saratoga […]

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Free Town-wide Yard Waste Pickup to Begin Monday, April 4, 2016

Through an agreement with the Town of Clifton Park, County Waste will begin free yard waste pick-up for all residents starting Monday, April 4. Collection will continue through November. Leaves and brush will be collected in brown paper yard waste bags only. No yard waste will be collected from garbage […]

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Kinns Road Park Update – Dead Tree Removal

UPDATE: Rescheduled Dead Tree Removal Continuing Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays WIND/RAIN CONDITIONS UNSAFE – On days of  inadequate weather conditions, tree removal not occur. Kinns Road Park will be closed for tree removal activities on March 4th from approximately noon to 3pm.  Weather permitting, tree removal will also be conducted Mondays, Wednesdays and […]

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Rare Disease Day at the Movies – February 29

About Rare Disease Day 2016 marks the ninth year that the international rare disease community celebrates Rare Disease Day by coming together in a solidarity to raise awareness of rare diseases. “Patient Voice: Join us in making the voice of rare diseases heard” is the theme for 2016 Rare Disease […]

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REFERENDUM RESULTS: Ballston Lake Sewer District Referendum Information

Results of Ballston Lake Sewer District Referendum On the evening of October 14th, 2015, the residents within the proposed Ballston Lake Sewer District in the Town of Clifton Park voted in favor of the project. On the evening of the Referendum, election inspectors counted the votes as 53 in favor, […]

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Possible Bear Activity in Clifton Park – Message from the Supervisor

It has recently been reported to the Town that there may have been bear activity in Clifton Park, within the Country Knolls South neighborhood. Our Animal Control and Safety officers are aware as well are local law enforcement.  Please note, a bear has not been sighted in Clifton Park. Here […]

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Upcoming Meeting on the Rexford Bridge Project

UPDATE: NYSDOT Press Release — Meeting on New Rexford Bridge Set for Next Wednesday_2015-10-08 Upcoming Meeting on the Rexford Bridge Project The project to replace the Rexford Bridge on Route 146 over the Mohawk River will begin this fall, with work accelerating in Spring 2016. NYSDOT will host a meeting […]

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American History Essay Contest through the Saratoga Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution

Every year, the Saratoga Chapter of The Daughters of the American Revolution runs an American History Essay Contest for all students grade 5 through 8 in Saratoga County.  We encourage everyone to participate.  Information, rules and requirements are listed below.  Questions can be directed to Martha Chromik at mlc53@nycap.rr.com   […]

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Nick’s Run 2015, Sunday, September 27

For information regarding registration for Nicks Run, please CLICK HERE. For more information please visit www.fighttobehealed.org  

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Girl Scout Troop 2730 Presents “Clifton Parkit!”

For their Silver Award, Payton DeCrescente, Kyra Gregoire and Emily Krolak from Troop 2730 presented their new program for Clifton Park residents. Thank you ladies! Great job!

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Exit 8 Family Fun Day – King of Kings Lutheran Church, Clifton Park

Community invited to a day of summer fun! King of Kings Lutheran Church in Clifton Park invites the community to our annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, August 8 from 11:00am to 3:00pm.  The event this year features a cookout lunch, 78 ft. inflatable obstacle course, pony rides, petting zoo, […]

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From the Town Supervisor: National Grid Looking for Local Residents’ Feedback

From the Town Supervisor, Phil Barrett, National Grid has selected the Town of Clifton Park to participate in a pilot program designed to deliver current services more efficiently and offer new products and services in the future.  In an effort to assist their planning efforts, National Grid will be holding a public […]

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Message from the Town Supervisor

Clifton Park residents that live near the Town of Malta may have received this mailing regarding Bulk Waste service (click here).  The mailing is from the Town of Malta and has no connection to the Town of Clifton Park.  The Town of Clifton Park has conducted a curbside Bulk Waste […]

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Books for Troops Honored by Airman in Afghanistan with Special Flag

Books for Troops was recently honored to receive an American flag that was “proudly flown by the men and women of the 4th Expeditionary Special Operations Squadron, Combined Joint Special Operations Air Component, in honor of Ellen Keegan and Books for Troops, flown on an AC-1300 “Spooky” Gunship on a […]

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Message from the Town Supervisor – Single Stream Recycling at the Transfer Station

The Recycling Center at the Transfer Station switched over to Single Stream Recycling a few weeks ago. Since that time there has been a renewed interest in recycling from people using the facility and many questions about the Single Stream process. If you have curbside garbage service you have been […]

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Town of Clifton Park Free Yard Waste Pickup – Beginning April 13th

Through an agreement with the Town of Clifton Park, County Waste will begin free yard waste pick-up for all residents starting Monday, April 13. Collection will continue through November. Leaves and brush will be collected in brown paper yard waste bags only. No yard waste will be collected from garbage […]

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Quick Note on Water Service from Supervisor Phil Barrett

We have received dozens of calls regarding lack of water service in recent weeks due to frozen pipes. The frost line is deeper than it has been in many years. Pipes that run under pavement are particularly susceptible. The persistent cold weather may continue to create issues for some people. […]

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Update on the “Clifton Park Town Center Zoning Plan” Public Hearing

UPDATE ON “CLIFTON PARK TOWN CENTER ZONING PLAN” PUBLIC HEARING Hearing held 7:00PM, February 2nd, 2015   The Town Board held a Public Hearing to discuss the zoning revisions for the Town Center Study Area February 2nd. The two hour session was the second Public Hearing on this topic. We […]

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Snow Emergency Declared; Starting Immediately, Special Parking Conditions

Clifton Park Town Supervisor Phil Barrett has declared a snow emergency in the Town of Clifton Park effective immediately and until 6:00 AM, February 4, 2015. No vehicles are to be parked on town roads during this time. Under town code, sections 194-6 and section 194-14, vehicles that are parked […]

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Update: Regularly Scheduled Town Board Meeting Tonight

Message from Supervisor Barrett, February 2, 2015  4:00 PM The Town Board Meeting will be held as scheduled this evening at 7pm.  A Public Hearing regarding the topic of proposed zoning revisions relating to the Town of Clifton Park Town Center Plan is on the Town Board Meeting Agenda this […]

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Sundaes with Santa at the Jonesville Fire Station!

Sundaes With Santa! The Jonesville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary with be hosting their annual “Sundaes with Santa” on Sunday, December 7th  from 12:30 pm – 2pm at Station #1 at 953 Main Street, Clifton Park. Santa will be making a special visit so bring your cameras for a photo opportunity.  […]

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Giffy’s Bar-B-Q Fundraiser for CANstruction!

Giffy’s Bar-B-Q Fundraiser for CANstruction! M.J. Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C. will be hosting a Giffy’s Bar-B-Q fundraiser on Thursday, November 6th to benefit Capital Region CANstruction. The event will take place at 1533 Crescent Road in Clifton Park from 4pm-6pm. 1/2 chicken dinners will be available for purchase for […]

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Update: Town of Clifton Park Preliminary Budget

Update: Town of Clifton Park 2015 Preliminary Budget 2015 Town of Clifton Park Preliminary Budget ### Town of Clifton Park 2015 Tentative Budget Clifton Park Town Supervisor Phil Barrett has released the 2015 Town of Clifton Park Budget.  The General Fund budget totals $16,462,804. No surplus funds were used to balance […]

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Congratulations the the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County!

The Town of Clifton Park is happy to congratulate Chamber President Peter Bardunias and his team at the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County for being named the winner of The Business Council of New York State’s Chamber of the Year Award. The Chamber was awarded this honor at the recent […]

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Message from Supervisor Phil Barrett Regarding Route 146 Roadway Repairs

The New York State Department of Transportation has informed the Town of an upcoming paving and improvement project along the Route 146 corridor from the Riverview Road and Route 146 intersection to just east of the intersection of Route 146 and 146A. Details on these projects are in the Department of […]

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News from the Town Supervisor, Phil Barrett

Message from Town Supervisor Phil Barrett This is the time of year when many of us will be sealing the driveway.  If you perform this task yourself, you will have empty driveway sealer buckets to throw in the garbage.  Please consider recycling the heavy plastic containers at the Clifton Park […]

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Jammin for JP Event

JP Honsinger, son of Donna and Jay Honsinger, was recently diagnosed with Niemann Pick Type C disease. Niemann Pick is a rare neurodegenerative disease also known as Childhood Alzheimer’s. The family, friends of the family and JP’s school will be having an event, Jammin for JP, at Shenenedehowa High School […]

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Clifton Park Yard Waste Pickup Starts April 21st

FREE TOWNWIDE YARD WASTE PICK-UP TO BEGIN-MONDAY, APRIL 21 Through an agreement with the Town of Clifton Park, County Waste will begin free yard waste pick-up for all residents starting Monday, April 21. Collection will continue through November. Leaves and brush will be collected in brown paper yard waste bags […]

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Barney Road Golf Course Opening April 12th

BARNEY ROAD GOLF COURSE OPENING SATURDAY, APRIL 12th Public Golf Course Located in Clifton Park Center Opening for the Season The Town of Clifton Park is pleased to announce the opening of the Barney Road Golf Course on April 12th. The golf course will be open, weather permitting, daily, from […]

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Clifton Park Town Supervisor Phil Barrett releases 2014 Tentative Budget

Clifton Park Town Supervisor Phil Barrett has released the 2014 Town of Clifton Park Tentative Budget. The general fund totals $16,658,968 and Clifton Park residents will remain without a Town Property Tax in 2014. The Highway Tax is slated to increase 3%, which will equate to a 82 cent per […]

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From Town Supervisor Phil Barrett – Successful Town Shredding Day, Sunday May 5th

Hundreds of vehicles passed through the Town of Clifton Park’s Paper Shredding Day this past Sunday afternoon. During the two hour event, held at the Clifton Park Center, almost 17,000 pounds of paper was collected, destroyed and recycled. “We filled the trucks to capacity”, explained Town Supervisor Phil Barrett. Joining […]

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New Year Message from Town Supervisor Phil Barrett – Clifton Park’s Outlook for 2013 and Beyond

As we enter 2013, I would like to wish all of you a healthy and prosperous New Year. The Town of Clifton Park begins 2013 on very solid footing. Over the last 12 months, the Town Board has remained committed to maintaining our fiscally conservative budgeting practices, while executing important […]

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Clifton Park Town Supervisor Phil Barrett joins Annese and Associates, Inc. at their new corporate headquarters ribbon-cutting

Town Supervisor Phil Barrett, right, joined Tony Annese at the Annese and Associates ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The technology company designs, installs and services computer networks that include video, data, and voice. Annese and Associates currently has 99 employees and operates in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Cranston and […]

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