Monthly Archives: June 2017

Kissimmee Celebrates 116 Years with Electricity

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 28, 2017 – Today marks the 116th anniversary of municipally-owned electric service in Kissimmee. It was during a Kissimmee City council meeting (yes, it was called Kissimmee City at that time) on June 28, 1901, that a resolution was passed authorizing the city’s purchase of Kissimmee Electric Light Company from W.C. Maynard… Read more »

KUA Offices Closed for Independence Day

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 27, 2017 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s customer service center and administrative offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4. Regular utility business hours will resume on Wednesday, July 5. Customers wishing to make a bill payment over the holiday can do so through the utility’s automated telephone… Read more »

KUA’s Grant Lacerte Receives Public Power Service Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 20, 2017 – Arthur J. (Grant) Lacerte, Jr., vice president and general counsel at Kissimmee Utility Authority, today received the Harold Kramer-John Preston Personal Service Award at the American Public Power Association’s national conference in Orlando, Florida. This award recognizes individuals for their service to the association. Under Lacerte’s leadership, KUA’s governing… Read more »

KUA Earns High Customer Satisfaction Scores

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 14, 2017 – Maintaining high system reliability and protecting the environment while having knowledgeable and courteous employees helped Kissimmee Utility Authority increase overall customer satisfaction in 2017, according to the results of a customer survey released today. The 48-question survey, conducted by telephone by Cromwell, Connecticut-based research firm GreatBlue Research, Inc., measured… Read more »

Utility to Host Energy Efficiency and Hurricane Expo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 12, 2017 – As part of its ongoing customer outreach, Kissimmee Utility Authority will host a free information expo from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27 at the Buenaventura Lakes Branch Library, located at 405 Buenaventura Lakes Blvd. Utility managers and staff will be available to provide information on customer service, customer… Read more »