Monthly Archives: November 2000

Welsh Tapped To Chair FMPP

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 30, 11:45 am — Jim Welsh, KUA’s President & General Manager, has been appointed to a 2-year term as chairman of the Florida Municipal Power Pool (FMPP). The FMPP was formed in 1988 by municipal electric utilities in an effort to use their combined generating resources more economically. FMPP is an integrated… Read more »

Four Apply For Open KUA Board Seat

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 29, 2:00 pm — Four residents of Kissimmee have submitted applications to serve on the Board of Directors of the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA). The deadline for completed applications was November 27. The individual selected will complete the term of Dr. George Gant, who resigned his seat on the Board after his… Read more »

Amtrak Train Hits Truck En Route To KUA Plant

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 20, 9:00 am — History repeated itself on Friday afternoon when a train collided with a truck at the entrance to Kissimmee Utility Authority’s (KUA) Cane Island Power Park in western Osceola county. The truck was entering the power plant site when it was struck by a southbound Amtrak passenger train bound… Read more »

Gent Tapped As Chair-Elect of National Utility Association

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 17, 1:30 pm — The corporate communications manager for the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has been appointed Chair-Elect of the American Public Power Association (APPA). Chris Gent will serve as Chair-Elect of APPA’s Customer Connections Committee in 2000-2001 and Chairman in 2001-2002. His role will be to assist utilities throughout the nation… Read more »

KUA To Assist EDC In Marketing Osceola County

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 16, 12:00 pm — The Board of Directors of the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has approved a 4-year, $50,000 funding request to assist the Economic Development Commission (EDC) of Mid-Florida, Inc. to market Osceola county. The EDC is an organization that helps business and is dedicated to meeting the needs of today’s… Read more »