Monthly Archives: September 2007

KUA Meets Demands of Growing Population

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 20, 2007 – Unprecedented growth in Osceola County has prompted the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) to launch a four-pronged plan to ensure continued high levels of customer service. The plan includes the installation of additional phone lines, new direct-dial numbers for outage reporting and customer service, expanded parking at the utility’s customer… Read more »

Toro Honored for Decade of Service

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 13, 2007 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors on Wednesday paid tribute to outgoing board member Domingo Toro and designated the naming of a new electric substation to honor his decade of service to the utility. Toro, the first Hispanic to serve on the five-member board, will complete his second… Read more »

Utility Awards $1.7M Contract for Line Construction

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 12, 2007 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) board of directors on Wednesday approved a $1.7 million contract for the construction of an overhead transmission line to accommodate the widening of Neptune Road in Kissimmee. The contract was awarded to Moore Haven-based Glades Utility Services, Inc. The project will consist of the… Read more »

KUA Names Power Plant in Honor of Ben Sharma

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 10, 2007 – Former Kissimmee Utility Authority vice president of power supply Abani K. “Ben” Sharma helped unveil a dedication plaque Monday for an electric generating unit named in his honor. About 50 people, including representatives from the Florida Municipal Electric Association, Florida Municipal Power Agency and Florida Gas Utility, were on… Read more »