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Charlton, NY

Population: 4,183
Area: 33 square miles
Zip Code: 12019

Map of Charlton, Saratoga County


Supervisor Alan Grattidge
Charlton Town Supervisor Alan Grattidge

Alan Grattidge has served as Charlton Town Supervisor for twelve years since 2006 and was a member of the Town Board for nine years prior to that.  He was Chairman of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors in 2013 and serves at the county level on the Public Works Committee, Law and Finance Committee and as the Hazard Mitigation Plan point of contact.  At the state level, Alan is a member of the NYS Association of Counties, Economic Development Standing Committee, and Blue Ribbon Task Force on the Future of Farming in NYS.  He also previously served on Congressman Chris Gibson’s Agricultural Advisory Committee.

Alan is a graduate of Niskayuna High School and SUNY Cobleskill and is currently Owner/Operator of Charlton Suburban Service, Ltd.


Charlton Town Chair Penny Heritage
Charlton Town Chair Penny Heritage

Elected Charlton Town Chair in 2014, Penny Heritage is a native of Ballston Spa.  She graduated from Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School, then went on to SUNY Cobleskill and Cornell University.  Over her career Penny has been employed with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County, Stewart’s Shops Corporation, NYS Agricultural Society and the Saratoga Sod Farm.

Penny is a member and Past President of both the SUNY Cobleskill Alumni Association and the Charlton Historical Society, and is also active in the Saratoga County Farm Bureau, the NYS Agricultural Society and the West Charlton United Presbyterian Church.  She is proud to be a Charter member of Saratoga County Agricultural Promotion Committee – organizers of the Saratoga County Sundae on the Farm.