Monthly Archives: July 2008

KUA Offers Lightning Safety Tips

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 28, 2008 – Lightning from recent afternoon thunderstorms in Central Florida has left behind brush fires, damaged homes, power outages and residents scrambling for cover. Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) understands the impact lightning can have on a community. Each year, its infrastructure, both overhead and underground, suffers damage caused by lightning. In… Read more »

Gemskie to Head Statewide Policy Makers Committee

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 18, 2008 – Members of the Florida Municipal Power Agency on Thursday elected Kissimmee Utility Authority vice chairman Nancy Gemskie as chair of the agency’s newly formed Policy Makers Liaisons Committee. The election was held at FMPA’s annual meeting in Fort Myers, Fla. The purpose of the committee is to facilitate the… Read more »

Welsh Re-Elected as FMPA Chairman

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 18, 2008 – Members of the Florida Municipal Power Agency this morning re-elected Jim Welsh, president and general manager of Kissimmee Utility Authority, as chairman for 2008-2009. The election was held at FMPA’s annual meeting in Fort Myers, Fla. This is Welsh’s third consecutive term as chairman. Previously, he served four terms… Read more »

Woessner Promoted to VP of System Operations

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 16, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) today announced the promotion of Greg Woessner to vice president of the utility’s newly created department of system compliance and operations. The position reports to the utility’s president and general manager. Woessner, 48, brings to the position more than 28 years of experience in the… Read more »

Moody’s Upgrades KUA Electric Bond Rating

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 14, 2008 – Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded to A1 from A2 the rating on Kissimmee Utility Authority’s $101.6 million in senior lien bonds due to the prior lien nature of the bonds, solid debt service coverage, somewhat more favorable legal provision that include a cash funded debt service reserve and the… Read more »