Monthly Archives: March 2014

KUA Earns Industry Safety Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 31, 2014 – The Florida Municipal Electric Association on Saturday presented its Safety Award of Excellence to Kissimmee Utility Authority for the utility’s safe operating practices in 2013. KUA earned the state’s second best safety record for electric utilities with 300,000 to 999,999 worker-hours of exposure. Entrants were placed in categories according… Read more »

KUA Linemen Lasso 9 Trophies at Statewide Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 31, 2014 – Kissimmee Utility Authority linemen brought home high marks and nine trophies from Saturday’s 14th annual Florida Lineman Competition in Ocala. Twenty-one teams and 25 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 »

Utility Linemen to Gather in Ocala for Statewide Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 24, 2014 – Linemen from Kissimmee Utility Authority will travel to Ocala this weekend to compete in their very own version of a competitive rodeo. Hosted by the Florida Municipal Electric Association, the 14th annual Florida Lineman Competition will draw top linemen from utilities across the state to compete in events based… Read more »

KUA to Host Movie in the Park Featuring Disney’s ‘Frozen’

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 4, 2014 – Kissimmee Utility Authority, in partnership with the City of Kissimmee, will host a Movie in the Park extravaganza on Friday, April 4 on the civic lawn of Kissimmee’s newly-renovated Lakefront Park. The event will feature Disney’s blockbuster animated film “Frozen” shown on a giant 14-foot LED screen. Attendees will… Read more »