Monthly Archives: December 2001

KUA Receives National Financial Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., December 21, 12:45 pm — Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its 2000 comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in Read More »

Keeping Your Holiday Energy Costs Down

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., December 21, 2:30 pm — December is a great time of year to get together with family and friends. Out-of-town guests gather to celebrate the holidays. Along with the guests, there are usually special meals to prepare and extra activities to plan. What you may not realize is the extra cooking, activities and Read More »

KUA to Dedicate $135.7 Million Power Plant Friday

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., December 12, 2:15 pm — Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) and the Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) will host a dedication ceremony on Friday for a third generating unit at Cane Island Power Park. The new $135.7 million generator is located on 1,027 acres in Intercession City, located nine miles southwest of Kissimmee. The Read More »

Catch it Snowing in Kissimmee this Weekend via Live Webcast

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., December 7, 4:00 pm – Internet users worldwide will be able to watch snow fall in Florida this weekend as part of a live event webcast of Kissimmee‘s 2001 Holiday Extravaganza on Saturday, December 8. Visitors to a special web site –- http://holiday.kua.net –- will be able to watch children play in 20 Read More »

KUA.net Stops “Goner” Virus

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., December 5, 3:15 pm — Thanks to KUA.net’s real-time virus scanning service, 4,600 residential and business customers in Central Florida have been spared the new W32/Goner@MM virus. This high-risk virus is spread via Microsoft Outlook and can also be spread via the ICQ network. It is a mass mailing worm that attempts to Read More »