Monthly Archives: January 2008

Gemskie Reappointed to National Public Power Council

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 23, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) board member Nancy Gemskie has been reappointed by the American Public Power Association to a one-year term on its Policy Makers Council. This marks her fourth consecutive appointment to the 40-member council. The council assists APPA in promoting federal legislation that is important to public Read More »

KUA Offices Closed for MLK Day

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 15, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s customer service center and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Customers wishing to make a bill payment over the holiday weekend can do so through the Read More »

KUA Announces EMBARQ Partnership

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 9, 2008 – A new and unique partnership between Kissimmee Utility Authority and EMBARQ aims to provide a one-stop customer service experience for residents of Osceola County. Under the terms of the partnership, KUA has opened an EMBARQ sales desk in its main lobby where customers can sign up for local and Read More »

KUA Crews Restore Power to 5,100 Following Construction Accident

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 8, 2008 – Approximately 5,100 customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) lost power for 70 minutes Tuesday afternoon following a construction accident in downtown Kissimmee. No injuries were reported. At 2:24 p.m., crews from utility contractor Glades Utility Services, Inc. were stringing overhead steel cable at the intersection of Ruby Avenue and Read More »

KUA Wraps Up First Phase of Pole Inspections

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 7, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority has announced the completion of the first phase of its outsourced wood pole inspection program. The inspections are part of an effort by the utility to enhance the safety and reliability of its transmission and distribution facilities while providing a degree of storm resiliency. In 2007, Read More »