Monthly Archives: June 2006

Kissimmee Marks 105 Years of Electric Service

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 28, 9:00 a.m. – Today marks the 105th anniversary of municipally-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 resident, had owned Read More »

Osceola Hurricane Meetings Wrap Up Tuesday

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 26, 3:00 p.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) on Tuesday will wrap up its month-long series of neighborhood meetings designed to inform the public about hurricane preparedness and disaster response. Tuesday’s meeting (June 27) will take place at 7 p.m. at the Good Samaritan Village Community Center, 1421 Hoeger Circle in Kissimmee. Read More »

Hurricane Preparedness Handbook Now Available in Spanish

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 14, 4:00 p.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) today announced that its comprehensive guide to help residents prepare for hurricane season is now available in Spanish. The 2006 Osceola Hurricane Handbook, which is offered annually to Osceola County residents, was developed by the utility to help individuals and families prepare for the Read More »

TS Alberto Knocks Osprey Nest into Power Line

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 12, 4:00 p.m. – A giant osprey nest located atop a high-voltage utility pole today was blown into the power line below by wind gusts associated with Tropical Storm Alberto, leaving 1,382 Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) customers without power for over an hour. The nest was located on the eastern shore of Read More »

Hurricane Preparedness Meeting Postponed Because of Tropical Storm

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 12, 9:00 a.m. – In an interesting twist of irony, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has postponed tonight’s hurricane preparedness meeting at Good Samaritan Village in Kissimmee because of threatening weather from Tropical Storm Alberto. The meeting has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27 at the same location, Good Samaritan Read More »