Monthly Archives: February 2013

KUA Seeks Board Candidates

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 21, 2013 – Kissimmee Utility Authority is seeking individuals interested in appointment to the utility’s board of directors. The deadline for completed applications is 5 p.m. on April 26. The outgoing director, attorney Fred Cumbie, has served two terms on the board and is not eligible for reappointment. Applicants must be registered Read More »

KUA Hosts Free Student Days at Osceola County Fair

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 8, 2013 – To provide financial relief and a bit of fun for families during this economic downturn, Kissimmee Utility Authority will host two student days at the 69th annual Osceola County Fair in Kissimmee. The KUA Student Days feature FREE fair admission for all students (kindergarten – grade 12) on Thursday, Read More »

KUA Board Awards $1.67 Million Substation Design Contract

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 7, 2013 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors on Wednesday awarded a $1.67 million contract to Black & Veatch for engineering and professional services related to the design of a new electric substation in downtown Kissimmee. The $17.2 million substation, a Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) gas insulated design, will replace the Read More »

Gant Named Chamber Ambassador of the Year

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 5, 2013 – During its 88th annual meeting held Saturday at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, the Kissimmee/Osceola County Chamber of Commerce named Kissimmee Utility Authority secretary Dr. George Gant its 2012 Ambassador of the Year. Chamber ambassadors are a group of volunteers who support the organization’s overall mission of member acquisition and retention. Read More »