Bruce Fountain Mitsuo Kawamoto Award

The 2024 Nebraska Planning Conference included award presentations to some very deserving individuals! We’ll be telling their stories one at a time, next up is Bruce Fountain, Community Development Director for the City of La Vista.

Bruce has had a significant impact on the planning and zoning profession in Nebraska. He has served as a planning consultant while with the Schemmer Associates, the Planning Director for Sarpy County, and is currently serving as the Community Development Director for the City of La Vista. In his current position, Bruce has been instrumental in the successful redevelopment of the 84th Street Corridor in La Vista and the development of the Nebraska Multi-Sport Complex, a regional sporting complex that draws teams from a wide region to La Vista.
 
Bruce has also been an active volunteer in both the Nebraska Planning and Zoning Association and the Nebraska Chapter of the American Planning Association. He has served as a District representative for NPZA and numerous positions with APA Nebraska, including President of the organization. During his time as President, he helped to negotiate the agreement between NPZA and APA that is the current basis for the Nebraska Planning Conference.
 
Congratulations, Bruce!