Yearly Archives: 2008

Hostetler Earns Top Finance Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 28, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) vice president of finance and risk management Joseph Hostetler has been named one of the nation’s top 500 professionals in treasury and finance by the Association of Financial Professionals (AFP). Hostetler was hand-picked by senior AFP staff from among 100,000 finance professionals nationwide. Selection was… Read more »

KUA Customer Service Center Reopens

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 25, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s customer service center has reopened for business this morning, following a law enforcement search for an armed suspect near the intersection of Thacker Avenue and Carroll Street. The facility, which normally opens at 7 a.m., was opened to customer traffic at 8:30 a.m. Founded in 1901,… Read more »

Police Search for Suspect Forces Closure of KUA Customer Service Center

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 25, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s customer service center is closed until further notice. Law enforcement officials have blocked access to the facility in an attempt to locate an armed stalking suspect who is hiding in the woods near the intersection of Thacker Avenue and Carroll Street, adjacent to the utility facilities… Read more »

KUA Crews Tackle First Tropical Storm Fay Outage

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 19, 2008 – Blustery winds from Tropical Storm Fay on Tuesday afternoon knocked out power to 153 of Kissimmee Utility Authority’s 63,000 customers in Osceola County. Electric service has been restored to all customers. At 2:56 p.m., a broken palm tree limb blew into an overhead power line, resulting in the outage…. Read more »

KUA Prepares for Tropical Storm Fay, Activates Storm Plan

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 18, 2008 – As Tropical Storm Fay continues to move toward Florida, Kissimmee Utility Authority is taking a number of emergency preparedness steps to ensure the safety of its employees and the continued reliability of its operations in Osceola County. The utility began watching the storm over the weekend and has implemented… Read more »