Monthly Archives: October 2017

KUA to Host Free Movie in the Park Featuring ‘Trolls’

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 23, 2017 – Kissimmee Utility Authority, in partnership with the City of Kissimmee, will host a free Movie in the Park event on Friday, November 3 on the civic lawn of Kissimmee’s Lakefront Park. The event will feature the animated musical comedy film “Trolls,” shown on a giant 32-foot screen. The movie… Read more »

New Bill Payment Scam Targets Small Businesses in Kissimmee

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 18, 2017 – Kissimmee Utility Authority is warning its customers to beware of a new bill payment scam targeting small businesses in Kissimmee. Tonight, the utility received eight separate reports from businesses threatened with service disconnection if payment on an unpaid account balance was not made immediately. In one case, the scammers… Read more »

Kissimmee Lineworkers Depart for Puerto Rico to Help Restore Power

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 17, 2017 – Following a brief send-off ceremony this morning, Kissimmee Utility Authority lineworkers headed to Puerto Rico to assist with Hurricane Maria power restoration efforts. The team of six lineworkers flew from Orlando to San Juan today where they will meet up with their fleet of trucks which were shipped from… Read more »

KUA Crews to Help Restore Power in Puerto Rico

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 12, 2017 – Kissimmee Utility Authority lineworkers are headed to Puerto Rico to assist with Hurricane Maria power restoration efforts. Last week, the utility signed a work contract with Whitefish Energy Holdings, the contractor hired by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to rebuild its infrastructure. On Wednesday, a small convoy… Read more »

KUA Establishes Electrical Lineworker Scholarship

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 10, 2017 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors has established an electrical lineworker scholarship in the name of its former chairman Reginald Hardee, honoring his decade of service on the utility board. Awarded annually, the scholarship will fund a nine-month internship at the utility for a high school graduate with… Read more »