Monthly Archives: May 2004

Five Apply for Open KUA Board Seat

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 1, 10:30 am – Five Kissimmee residents have submitted applications to serve on the board of directors of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA). The deadline for completed applications was May 28. The candidates: Joseph L. Colon, 405 Fountainhead Circle, is a retired consumer litigation executive. He holds a degree from Pace University in Read More »

KUA Stands Ready for 2004 Hurricane Season

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 1, 7:30 am — Hurricane season officially begins today, 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 storm strike somewhere Read More »

KUA Customer Demand Soars to New Height

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 27, 8:30 am – For the first time in over a year, customer demand for electricity across Kissimmee Utility Authority’s service area set new record highs. More electricity was used on Wednesday afternoon than at any other time in KUA’s 103-year history! A new record of 295.4 megawatts (MW) was set at Read More »

KUA Earns Investment Policy Certification

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 24, 1:30 pm – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has earned certification from the Association of Public Treasurers of the United States & Canada (APT) for its written investment policy. The Investment Policy Certification recognizes KUA’s successful development of a comprehensive written investment policy that meets criteria set forth by the Association. It Read More »

KUA Signs 1,000th Telephone Customer

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 6, 5:30 pm – Just two months after opening its telecommunications division, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) today celebrated the signing of its 1,000th telephone customer. This important milestone was reached months ahead of schedule after a commercial launch of the service on March 2. The landmark customer is Julisabeth Reyes of Kissimmee Read More »