Monthly Archives: June 2009

KUA to Host Hurricane Preparedness Expo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 1, 2009 – To assist residents in preparing for hurricane season, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) will host the 2009 Osceola Hurricane Preparedness Expo from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 1 at the Kissimmee Civic Center. The event is free and open to the public. Residents who attend the expo Read More »

Report Kissimmee Streetlight Outages Via Twitter

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 1, 2009 – With more than 15,000 streetlights to maintain, Kissimmee Utility Authority relies on its customers to help identify streetlights that are malfunctioning or in need of repair. Now those outage reports can be sent to the utility using the micro-blogging service Twitter. Customers with Twitter accounts can send a message, Read More »

Nancy Gemskie Receives National Public Power Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 22, 2009 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) vice chairman Nancy Gemskie received the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Spence Vanderlinden Public Official Award at the association’s national conference held last week in Salt Lake City, Utah. The award recognizes elected or appointed officials whose contributions to APPA and their communities have enhanced Read More »

KUA Releases 2009 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 2, 2009 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) today released its 2009 Osceola Hurricane Handbook, a free comprehensive preparedness guide offered annually to Osceola County residents. The 40-page handbook has been revised, updated and enhanced by the utility to provide residents with the most current and up-to-date information available. The guide includes information Read More »