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!”
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The Sitterly Road Corridor Improvement Project continues to progress. Please note the Sitterly/Woodin intersection will be closed beginning at 8AM on September 21st. The closure will continue through the week to allow crews the ability to install infrastructure and prepare for the full scope of the corridor improvements. The full closure of the intersection will reduce the length of construction by about a month and offer a safer environment for the men and women working.
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. Information on the grant criteria and the application can be found by clicking on 2020 Community Action Fund Application. Applications must be received by September 30, 2020. Funding for awards will be announced no later than October 31, 2020.
The Clifton Park Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has a core goal of seeking to promote Town prosperity, through the creation and advancement of a healthy business climate, supporting job creation and retention. The IDA utilizes a variety of economic development tools, financial incentive programs and resources permitted within the scope of the Public Authorities Law to build customized packages from project concept through construction and sustained operation fostering the general prosperity of the Town.