Monthly Archives: May 2011

KUA Wins 11 International Communications Awards

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 1, 2011 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s annual report, hurricane handbook, electrical safety calendar and 25th anniversary poster have been honored with a combined 11 awards in the 17th annual Communicator Awards program. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, the Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the International Academy of… Read more »

KUA Stands Ready for Hurricane Season

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 1, 2011 – With today’s start of a new hurricane season, Kissimmee Utility Authority is ready to quickly and safely restore power should a destructive storm hit the Central Florida area. Utility employees recently completed a mock disaster drill to prepare for this year’s storm season. KUA uses lessons learned from the… Read more »

City Commission Confirms Gant to KUA Board

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 25, 2011 – The Kissimmee City Commission on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Dr. George Gant to a five-year term on the Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors, effective October 1. Gant is currently serving a partial term on the board left open by the death in 2008 of director William C…. Read more »

KUA Releases 2011 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 25, 2011 – Kissimmee Utility Authority today released its 2011 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 on… Read more »

Utility Offices Closed for Memorial Day

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 23, 2011 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s customer service center and administrative offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30. Regular utility business hours will resume on Tuesday, May 31. Memorial Day commemorates U.S. men and women who have died in military service to their country. Customers wishing… Read more »