Monthly Archives: March 2008

KUA Appoints VP of Customer Service

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 31, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan C. Postans as the utility’s vice president of customer service. Postans brings more than 21 years of customer service experience to the utility, including 18 years at Progress Energy Florida (formerly Florida Power Corporation). Postans, who joins the Read More »

KUA Lassoes Two Trophies at Statewide Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 29, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) linemen brought home high marks and two trophies from the eighth annual Florida Linemen’s Competition on March 29 in Lakeland. Twenty-six teams and 41 apprentices from municipal utilities throughout Florida gathered at The Lakeland Center to recognize the profession of line work and demonstrate the Read More »

KUA Opens New Parking Lot

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 25, 2008 – Using a customer vehicle for the “ribbon-slicing” ceremony, Kissimmee Utility Authority on Tuesday opened a new parking lot at its Carroll Street facility to help keep pace with its growing number of customers. The new lot has 190 parking places and offers quick access to the utility’s customer service center. Read More »

Kissimmee “Electric Cowboys” to Compete at Statewide Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 19, 2008 – Twenty-six teams and 45 apprentices from more than a dozen of Florida’s electric utilities will gather in Lakeland on Saturday, March 29 for the eighth annual Florida Linemen’s Competition. The purpose of the day-long event is to demonstrate the safety, skill and education of electric linemen. There are two Read More »

KUA Crews Restore Power to 1,800 Following Construction Accident

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 14, 2008 – Approximately 1,800 customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) lost power for one hour on Friday afternoon following a construction accident in south Kissimmee. No injuries were reported. At 3:12 p.m., a crew working at the Village Shops at Bellalago (under construction) dug up an underground power line, knocking out a Read More »