June 20, 2022

Our Compatibility and Sustainability Planning Center of Excellence is honored to receive the American Planning Association Federal Planning Division’s 2021 Collaborative Planning Merit Award for the Nellis Complex Compatible Use Plan.

Congratulations to our Team, Project Director Celeste Werner, FAICP, Project Manager Mike Hrapla, and Deputy Project Manager Bren Cox, for developing a robust, tailored plan that has successfully enhanced existing collaboration and communication among stakeholders and further engaged outlying rural communities in a coordinated, military-civilian planning process. The Plan culminates in a set of actionable implementation strategies that will ensure vibrant, compatible development well into the future.

The award was presented to Matrix Senior Vice President and Director of Planning and Advisory Services, Mike Hrapla, at the APA FPD Annual Training Workshop.