Yearly Archives: 2003

KUA Named Top 100 Company for Working Families

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 4, 8:00 am — For the sixth consecutive year, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has been named among the region’s top 100 companies for working families. The award is given annually to progressive companies that create an environment that nurtures employees and supports the family. The announcement was made during a special awards… Read more »

KUA Captures Four International Publication Awards

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 8, 1:00 pm — Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has received four international awards in APEX 2003, the fifteenth annual awards program recognizing excellence in publications. APEX Awards – headquartered in Springfield, Virginia – are based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the ability to achieve overall excellence in communication. KUA… Read more »

KUA Board Adopts $154.8 Million Budget

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 25, 7:30 pm – At tonight’s meeting of the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) Board of Directors, the Board adopted a $154.8 million budget for Fiscal Year 2004. The 5-0 vote came after a public hearing on the budget. The budget is an 11 percent increase over FY 2003, mainly attributable to capital… Read more »

Kissimmee to Mark 102 Years of Electric Service on Saturday

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 24, 4:00 pm – Saturday, June 28th, will mark the 102nd anniversary of community-owned electric service in Kissimmee. It was during a Kissimmee City Council meeting on June 28, 1901, that a resolution was passed authorizing the City’s purchase of Kissimmee Electric Light Company from W.C. Maynard for $4,293.59. Maynard, a Kissimmee… Read more »

Gent Named Osceola’s 2003 Distinguished Leader

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 23, 9:30 am – Chris Gent, corporate communications manager for Kissimmee Utility Authority, has received Osceola County’s distinguished leader award for 2003. The award was presented during graduation ceremonies for Leadership Osceola County on June 20 at Walt Disney World. The distinguished leader award is presented annually to an individual that best… Read more »