Monthly Archives: April 2018

KUA Recognized as Reliable Public Power Provider

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 30, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority has earned the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. Neil James, manager of distribution operations at ‎Santee Cooper, South Carolina and chair of the Association’s RP3 Review Panel, presented the designations this morning… Read more »

Six Apply for KUA Board

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 30, 2018 – Six residents have submitted applications to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors. The deadline for completed applications was April 27. The outgoing director, Ethel Urbina, has served one term and is eligible for reappointment. Applicants must be registered voters, reside within Kissimmee city… Read more »

Kissimmee Linemen in North Carolina for National Lineworker Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 26, 2018 – Seven linemen from Kissimmee Utility Authority have arrived in Raleigh, North Carolina to compete in this weekend’s 2018 Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo. Hosted by the American Public Power Association, the annual event attracts top linemen from utilities across the United States to demonstrate their skill and knowledge in the… Read more »

Mock Disaster Response Exercise Underway in Kissimmee

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., April 12, 2018 – In preparation for the upcoming hurricane season, hundreds of Kissimmee Utility Authority employees are engaged in a full-scale mock disaster exercise this morning. Designed to test the preparedness of utility personnel to work cohesively in a crisis scenario, the four-hour drill involves a wide range of activities, including both… Read more »