Monthly Archives: November 2012

Safety Tips for Holiday Decorating

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 26, 2012 – Before crawling up on the roof to string the Christmas lights, you need to know that every year, hospital emergency rooms treat about 12,500 people for injuries, such as falls, cuts and shocks, related to holiday lights, decorations and Christmas trees, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission…. Read more »

Carve Up Some Energy Savings This Thanksgiving

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 19, 2012 – As we prepare to spend Thanksgiving with family and friends, it’s important to remember that extra cooking and baking can cause electric bills to go up. Kissimmee Utility Authority offers these 10 simple cooking tips to help keep energy costs down during the holiday season: • When using an… Read more »

Utility Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 14, 2012 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s customer service center and administrative offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23. Regular utility business hours – 7 a.m.-6 p.m. – will resume on Monday, Nov. 26. Customers wishing to make a bill payment during the holiday… Read more »

KUA Restoration Crews Head Home

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 14, 2012 – More than two weeks after being dispatched to the hurricane-ravaged Northeast, with the last couple of days and nights spent battling heavy snow and cold winds from a bitter nor’easter, line crews from Kissimmee Utility Authority are returning home. After successfully restoring power in both Pennsylvania and New York,… Read more »

KUA Board Elects Officers

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 13, 2012 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors on Nov. 7 held its annual election of officers. Kissimmee attorney Fred Cumbie was re-elected chairman of the five-member board. In addition, the board elected: Vice chairman: Reginald HardeeSecretary: Dr. George GantAssistant Secretary: Kathleen Thacker Director: Jeanne Van Meter Fred Cumbie is… Read more »