Monthly Archives: April 2008

Five Residents Apply for Utility Board Opening

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 28, 2008 – Five Kissimmee residents have submitted applications to fill an upcoming vacancy on the board of directors of the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA). The deadline for completed applications was April 25. The outgoing director, attorney Fred Cumbie, will complete his first term in September and is eligible for renomination. The Read More »

KUA Releases 2007 Annual Report

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 25, 2008 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority today released its 2007 annual report, “That’s the Way it Grows.” The 46-page report reviews the utility’s 2007 performance and details how operational “seeds” planted by the utility during the year have blossomed to meet the demands of a growing customer base. In fact, the Read More »

KUA Wins 5 PR Awards

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 24, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) won five awards Thursday evening at the 2008 Image Awards, an annual competition sponsored by the Orlando Area Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association. The winners were announced at a gala held at CityArts Factory in downtown Orlando. The utility earned two of the Read More »

KUA Energizes New Substation to Accommodate Growth

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 23, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority today energized a new electrical substation that will increase power reliability for parts of Kissimmee. Named the Pleasant Hill Substation, the $18 million project was developed in an area of Kissimmee that has seen explosive growth in recent years, including a 28 percent increase in load Read More »

Utility to Stage Mock Disaster

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 7, 2008 – In an effort to test the response time and operational readiness of its personnel, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) will conduct a full-scale mock disaster exercise on Tuesday, April 8. The drill will involve a wide range of activities, including both live-action training as well as table top exercises. Activities Read More »