Monthly Archives: October 2009

KUA Annual Report Hailed as One of Nation’s Best

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 28, 2009 – For the fourth year in a row, Kissimmee Utility Authority’s annual financial report has been honored in a national annual report contest conducted by the American Public Power Association (APPA). KUA’s 2008 annual report, titled Hometown Solutions, won the Award of Merit in the digital category among electric utilities Read More »

KUA Celebrates KFD 100th Anniversary Today

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 17, 2009 – Kissimmee Utility Authority will participate in an open house today to mark the 100th anniversary of the Kissimmee Fire Department Scheduled from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Station 11 at 200 W. Dakin Avenue, today’s open house is free and open to the public. Citizens can tour the Read More »

KUA Cautions Public of Electricity’s Dangers

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 13, 2009 – Most of us know to stay away from power lines but sometimes we forget. In light of the tragic electrocution overnight of three family members in Palm Bay, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) reminds customers to use safety when working outdoors. Installation and removal of ladders, antenna, metal poles and Read More »

KUA Adopts Local Vendor Preference

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 9, 2009 – To help jump-start the local economy and expand the opportunity for local vendors, Kissimmee Utility Authority on Wednesday adopted a temporary local vendor preference policy. The new provision, which sunsets after one year, enables a local vendor whose bid is within five percent of the lowest bid — when Read More »

Utility Pole Inspections Begin This Week

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 9, 2009 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s annual utility pole inspection program kicks off this week and continues for the next several months. The inspections are designed to ensure the stability of the utility’s wood transmission and distribution poles during extreme weather conditions. During the inspection period, customers may observe pole inspectors on Read More »