Yearly Archives: 2011

Cat Causes Kissimmee Power Outage

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 31, 2011 – Nearly 3,000 Kissimmee Utility Authority customers were without power for an hour late Saturday evening after a cat crawled into high-voltage equipment at a Kissimmee electrical substation. The outage occurred at 10:13 pm and utility crews had all power restored at 11:11 pm. Crews found the remains of the… Read more »

KUA to Host Customer Informational Gathering on July 12

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 11, 2011 – As part of its ongoing customer outreach, Kissimmee Utility Authority will host a customer informational gathering at 7 pm on Tuesday, July 12 at Kissimmee City Hall, 101 N. Church St. Utility managers and staff will be available at the meeting to provide information on customer service, customer assistance… Read more »

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Nancy Gemskie

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 3, 2011 – Funeral arrangements have been announced for former Kissimmee Utility Authority chairwoman Nancy F. Gemskie who passed away Friday. A visitation will be held from 5-9 pm on Friday, July 8 at Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home, 511 Emmett St., Kissimmee. A funeral service will be held at 11 am… Read more »

KUA Mourns Loss of Former Chairwoman

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 1, 2011 – Kissimmee Utility Authority is saddened to announce the death of former chairwoman Nancy F. Gemskie who passed away Friday evening at the age of 63. She is survived by her husband, Kissimmee City Commissioner Jerry Gemskie, and three adult stepchildren. “We are deeply saddened by Nancy’s death,” said Jim… Read more »

KUA Board Adopts $229 Million Budget

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 29, 2011 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors on Wednesday approved a $229 million operating and capital budget for fiscal year 2012. The vote came after a public hearing on the budget. The approved budget is $8 million, or 3.5 percent, higher than the 2011 budget and marks the utility’s… Read more »