Monthly Archives: July 2010

Lacerte Elected to Statewide Utility Board

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 26, 2010 – Members of the Florida Municipal Electric Association have elected Kissimmee Utility Authority vice president and general counsel Arthur J. “Grant” Lacerte Jr.  as vice president of the association’s board of directors for 2010-11. Lacerte has nearly 20 years of experience in public utility, regulatory and legislative practice, including serving… Read more »

Generating Unit Honors Gemskie

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 23, 2010 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority and Florida Municipal Power Agency today paid tribute to former board member Nancy Gemskie by naming the fourth generating unit at the Cane Island Power Park in her honor. After 10 years of service, Gemskie resigned from the utility board July 14 to run for… Read more »

Hurricane Preparedness Expo Set for Saturday

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 19, 2010 – To assist residents in preparing for hurricane season, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) will host the 2010 Osceola Hurricane Preparedness Expo from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 24 at the Kissimmee Civic Center. The event is free and open to the public. Residents who attend the expo… Read more »

KUA Board Elects Officers

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 16, 2010 – Following the seating of a new board member, the Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors on Wednesday held an election of officers. Kissimmee attorney Fred Cumbie was elected chairman of the five-member board, real estate broker Jim Kasper was elected vice chairman, information technology manager Reginald Hardee was elected… Read more »

KUA Board Adopts $221 Million Budget

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 14, 2010 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors on Wednesday approved a $221 million operating and capital budget for fiscal year 2011. The vote came after a public hearing on the budget. The approved budget is $39 million, or 15 percent, lower than the 2010 budget and marks the second consecutive… Read more »