Monthly Archives: February 2015

KUA Prepared for Winter Weather

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 18, 2015 – Kissimmee Utility Authority is prepared for an approaching cold front that is expected to bring freezing temperatures to Osceola County during the next 48 hours. A wind chill advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for Osceola County, including Kissimmee, from 1-11 a.m. Thursday. Quickly falling temperatures… Read more »

Kissimmee Substation Reaches Construction Milestone

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 16, 2015 – Work on Kissimmee Utility Authority’s new $17.2 million electric substation reached a construction milestone last week with the completion of the building that will house the substation and supporting equipment. Overall, the substation project is 70 percent complete and is slated to become operational in July 2015. The Roy… Read more »

KUA Warns of Valentine’s Hazard: Metallic Balloons

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 13, 2015 – Valentine’s Day is here and Kissimmee Utility Authority is reminding its customers that Mylar or metallic balloons, often a part of this special celebration, can cause power outages if not disposed of properly. More metallic balloons are sold on Valentine’s Day than any other holiday and, not surprisingly, it’s… Read more »

KUA to Host Movie in the Park Featuring Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6’

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 11, 2015 – Kissimmee Utility Authority, in partnership with the City of Kissimmee, will host a free Movie in the Park event on Friday, March 6 on the civic lawn of Kissimmee’s Lakefront Park. The event will feature Disney’s animated superhero comedy film “Big Hero 6,” shown on a giant 14-foot LED… Read more »

Manharan Elected Chairman of Florida NAFA Board

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 9, 2015 – Dave Manharan, manager of fleet operations for Kissimmee Utility Authority, has been elected chairman of the Sunshine State Chapter of the National Association of Fleet Administrators. The chapter covers the entire state of Florida as well as Puerto Rico. Founded in 1957, NAFA is a not-for-profit, individual membership professional… Read more »