Monthly Archives: April 2011

Utility Annual Report Wins District Silver ADDY Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 11, 2011 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s 2009 annual report has received a silver ADDY award from the American Advertising Federation (AAF) in its District 3 regional competition. Honored in the four-color annual report category, the utility’s report previously earned a gold ADDY at the local level of competition. The report – titled Read More »

Utility to Stage Mock Disaster

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 5, 2011 – In an effort to test the response time and operational readiness of its employees, Kissimmee Utility Authority on Thursday, April 7 will conduct a full-scale mock disaster exercise. The drill will involve a wide range of activities, including both live-action training and table top exercises. Activities will include pre- Read More »

Utility Lassoes Five Trophies at Statewide Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 4, 2011 – Kissimmee Utility Authority linemen brought home high marks and five trophies from Saturday’s 11th annual Florida Lineman Competition in Ocala. Twelve teams and 28 apprentices from municipal utilities throughout Florida gathered to recognize the profession of line work and demonstrate the safety, skill and endurance of electric linemen. The Read More »

KUA Earns Industry Safety Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 4, 2011 – The Florida Municipal Electric Association has presented its annual safety award to Kissimmee Utility Authority for the utility’s safe operating practices in 2010. KUA earned the state’s second best safety record for electric utilities in category D, which is comprised of utilities with 400,000 to 999,999 worker-hours of exposure. Read More »