Monthly Archives: March 2004

Mock Disaster to Strike Kissimmee

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 31, 9:30 am — As Florida prepares for another hurricane season beginning on June 1, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) will conduct a large-scale mock disaster drill on Thursday, April 1, to test emergency equipment, measure response time, and evaluate communication within the utility. At approximately 8:00 am on Thursday, a general alarm… Read more »

KUA Seeks Board Member

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 25, 8:30 am – 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 May 5, 2004. Applicants must be residents living within Kissimmee city limits and should demonstrate a successful business or professional management career. The… Read more »

KUA Linemen Rank 4th in Florida; Earn 3 Trophies

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 22, 10:00 am — Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) crews brought home three trophies and the state’s fourth best ranking from Saturday’s 2004 Florida Lineman’s Competition in Ocala. Twenty-two teams and 20 apprentices from municipal utilities throughout Florida gathered to recognize the profession of line work as well as demonstrate the safety, skill… Read more »

Utilities Host World’s Largest Human Checkers Game

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 11, 8:30 am – In a spin on the popular game played by millions, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) and Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) hosted one of the world’s largest human checkers games in downtown Kissimmee on Wednesday. Using a downtown Kissimmee street, the game featured 24 local dignitaries who were selected as… Read more »

KUA Linemen Rank 7th in Nation; Best in Florida

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 8, 1:30 pm — Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) crews brought home the nation’s seventh best ranking from the American Public Power Association’s 2004 Lineworkers’ Rodeo. In addition, they scored highest among Florida utilities. Fifty teams from throughout the United States gathered in San Antonio, Texas on March 6 to recognize the profession… Read more »