Larimer County Commissioner - District 3

Commissioner Tom Donnelly

(970) 498-7003
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PO Box 1190
Fort Collins, CO 80522

Donnelly was elected by a county wide vote and lives in Loveland, in District 3 which includes the southern end of the County, encompassing Loveland, Berthoud, Estes Park and surrounding areas, but he represents us all.


  • Developed the North I25 expansion funding plan
  • Shepherded a plan to construct a new County Office building in Loveland
  • Constructed a new Alternative Sentencing Building to remove pressure from County jail
  • Implemented an outcome based approach to County Budgeting

Public Service

  • Elected to the Larimer County Board of Commissioner 2008 and re-elected in 2012.
  • Member, North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization (NFR MPO): 2009-Present
    • The lead planning organization for transportation and air quality in Northern Colorado
  • Chair, NFR MPO: 2011, 2012
  • Member, NFR MPO Executive Committee: 2010-2014
  • Member, NFR MOP Finance Committee: 2015-2016
  • Member, Statewide Transportation Advisory Committee (STAC): 2010-2013
    • Advised CDOT on statewide transportation needs
  • Member, Upper Front Range Transportation Planning Region (UFR TPR): 2009-Present
    • The transportation planning region representing Larimer, Morgan and Weld Counties.
  • Executive Committee, UFR TPR: 2009-Present
  • Founding Member, North I-25 Coalition: 2015-Present
  • Member, North I-25 Funding Subcommittee: 2015-Present
  • Founding Member, Highway 34 Coalition: 2015-Present
  • Founding Member, US Highway 287: 2012-Present
  • Commissioner Liaison, Community Corrections Advisory Board and Juvenile Community Review Board; 2009-Present
  • Commissioner Liaison, Larimer County Open Lands Advisory Board: 2009-Present
  • Elected Larimer County Surveyor: 2007-2009
  • Former Member, City of Loveland Planning Commission
  • Former Member, Colorado Association of County Surveyors


  • Family business was former habitat for humanity building partner of the year
  • Former Club Scout Leader
  • Volunteer, Catholic Charities
  • Member, Professional Land Surveyors of Colorado – Northern Chapter
  • Former Member, Colorado Association of County Surveyors
  • Member, Colorado Association of County Surveyors


  • Married to Lexy, 18 years
  • Four children in Thompson schools: 
    Jack (16), Joe (13), Teddy (10), Cate (8)
  • Two decade resident of the City of Loveland
  • Licensed Professional Land Surveyor
  • Raised on a family farm in Kansas

Board of County Commissioners

200 West Oak, Suite 2200, Fort Collins, CO 80521
HOURS:  Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
PHONE:  (970) 498-7010  |  FAX:  (970) 498-7006