Monthly Archives: October 2010

KUA Annual Report Hailed as One of Nation’s Best

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 29, 2010 – For the fifth year in a row, Kissimmee Utility Authority’s annual financial report has received top honors in a national annual report contest conducted by the American Public Power Association. The award was presented this week at the association’s annual Customer Connections Conference in Anaheim, Calif. KUA’s 2009 annual… Read more »

Utility Pole Inspections to Begin Next Week

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 18, 2010 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s annual utility pole inspection program kicks off next 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. KUA contracted with Buffalo, New York-based Osmose Utilities Services, Inc. in 2007 to assist… Read more »

KUA Art Contest Deadline Approaches

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Try Your Luck, Get Your Name on a Truck! KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 14, 2010 – Friday, Oct. 29 is the deadline for entries in Kissimmee Utility Authority’s 17th annual calendar art contest. The annual talent hunt is open to Osceola County students enrolled in kindergarten through grade 5, including public, private and homeschooled students. Students… Read more »

KUA Board Elects Officers

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Oct. 13, 2010 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors on Oct. 6 held its annual 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 secretary and Dr. George Gant was… Read more »

KUA’s Rob Morris Receives Microsoft MVP Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 12, 2010 – Microsoft Corp. today announced that Kissimmee Utility Authority Internet application specialist Rob Morris has been named a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 2010. This is the eighth consecutive year he has earned the prestigious MVP designation. The Microsoft MVP Award (http://mvp.support.microsoft.com) is an annual award that recognizes exceptional… Read more »