Monthly Archives: March 2007

KUA Earns Award for Outstanding Safety Practices

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 19, 2007 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has earned the Florida Municipal Electric Association’s 2007 Safety Award for safe operating practices. KUA was one of 23 utilities recognized at an awards banquet held March 17 in Ocala, Fla. Entrants were placed in categories according to their number of worker-hours and judged for… Read more »

KUA “Electric Cowboys” to Compete at Statewide Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 12, 2007 – Twenty-two teams and 25 apprentices from a dozen of Florida’s electric utilities will gather in Ocala this weekend for the seventh annual Florida Lineman’s Competition. The purpose of the day-long event is to demonstrate the safety, skill and education of electric linemen. There are two levels of competition within… Read more »

KUA Board Approves $1.7 Million Land Purchase for Substation

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 8, 2007 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) board of directors on Wednesday approved the purchase of a 6.1-acre track from Osceola Development Trust for $1.7 million. The utility will use 1.6 acres of the property to construct a new electric substation. The remaining 4.5 acres will be used as an easement… Read more »