Monthly Archives: May 2003

KUA Stands Ready for 2003 Hurricane Season

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 30, 4:00 pm — Hurricane season officially begins on Sunday, June 1, and Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has fine-tuned its customer service and electricity restoration plans to respond efficiently if a storm strikes. Each year KUA employees participate in a mock disaster drill to prepare the utility should a hurricane or tropical… Read more »

KUA Receives National Budget Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 28, 1:30 pm — Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its 2003 budget. The award marks the sixteenth consecutive year that the utility has received the award. The GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation… Read more »

Five Apply for Open KUA Board Seat

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 19, 9:45 am – Five Osceola County residents have submitted applications to serve on the Board of Directors of the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA). The deadline for completed applications was May 14. The candidates: Fred Cumbie, Jr., 1875 Saha Court, is president of the law firm Overstreet Miles Ritch & Cumbie, P.A…. Read more »

Electrical Fire Strikes KUA Headquarters

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 12, 9:00 am – A small electrical fire Monday morning at Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) headquarters temporarily disabled the utility’s primary phone system and power outage reporting system. At 5:28 am, utility personnel reported a suspected fire to the Kissimmee Fire Department. All employees were immediately evacuated from the building, located at… Read more »

KUA Seeks Board Member

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 8, 12:15 pm – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is seeking individuals interested in appointment to the utility’s board of directors. The deadline for completed applications is 5:00 pm on Wednesday, May 14, 2003. Applicants must be residents living within KUA’s electric service territory and should demonstrate a successful business or professional management… Read more »