Clifton Park, NY

Population: 37,046
Area: 50 square miles
Zip Code: 12065
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Clifton Park

Town Supervisor Phil Barrett

Phil Barrett is currently serving his tenth term as Clifton Park Town Supervisor.  Elected in 2000, he served as Chairman of the Board of Supervisors in 2007.  Supervisor Barrett is the longest tenured Town Supervisor in Clifton Park history.  During his time in office, Supervisor Barrett has emphasized a balance of economic development and the expansion of the Town’s parks and recreational resources.  Barrett’s efforts have resulted in the successful redevelopment of the Exit 9 Commerce Area, the preservation of more than 1400 acres of property, several new parks and recreational areas and more than 14 miles of new trails.  During his time in office, the Highway Tax has been significantly reduced, the Town remains without a General Fund Property Tax, the credit rating has been upgraded and surplus savings have grown exponentially.

Phil graduated from Providence College, where he received an ROTC Scholarship.  Lessons learned as an Army Officer and invaluable experience attained through working in the private sector prepared Phil for his time as a government executive.  In the private sector, he most recently worked as a VP for Key Bank.  Phil is a proud Dad and Husband, spending much of his spare time attending soccer practices and games at Shen and Siena College.

Angela Thompson is a compassionate advocate dedicated to helping the less fortunate, supporting children and families, and advocating for vulnerable populations. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Empire State College, Angela has consistently demonstrated a commitment to serving her community.

As the Clifton Park County Supervisor, elected in January 2024, Angela leads and represents the community, working tirelessly to address the needs and concerns of Clifton Park residents. Her passion for advocacy and community service is evident in her previous roles, including serving as a Constituent Liaison for the New York State Assembly and as a Children’s Services Caseworker and Homeless Unit Caseworker at the Washington County Department of Social Services.

In addition to her professional roles, Angela served as a volunteer at Captains Community Human Services, providing crucial office and food pantry support. She is actively involved in volunteer work, having served as a guest speaker for March of Dimes Lobby Day in 2014 and as an Ambassador Family for the Saratoga March for Babies, where she played a key role in promoting and raising funds for the organization.

Angela’s dedication extended to her role as a Board Member for the Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, where she helped shape policy and provided oversight for programs aimed at empowering the community.

Angela’s multifaceted background and unwavering commitment to serving others make her a valuable asset in her advocacy for the less fortunate, children, and vulnerable populations.