Highway Department

2023 Christmas Tree Pick-up

The Town of Niskayuna Highway Department will be picking up Christmas trees from Tuesday, January 2nd to Friday Feb 3rd.  Please be sure that  all plastic and metal has been completely removed from the tree before placing it at the curb for pick-up. 

Responsible for
Approximately 89 miles of Niskayuna streets.  Snow and ice control, paving and maintenance of roads, signs and roadway marking, road drainage, tree and brush cutting, yard waste and loose leaf pickup

Related Services
Sidewalk plowing of State routes 5, 7, and 146 (State Street, Troy Road, and Balltown Road) is done by the Town, but the roadways themselves are maintained and plowed by State crews.

The County Highway Department maintains the County roads that traverse the Town: Aqueduct Road, Consaul Road, Dean Street, Lishakill Road, Mohawk Road, Nott Street west of Balltown Road, Pearse Road, Providence Avenue, River Road, Rosendale Road, St. David's Lane, Taurus Road, Union Street, and Van Antwerp Road.

Staff Contacts
Name Title
Patti Lester Secretary
Peter Rakvica Deputy Superintendent
Ray Smith Superintendent