Monthly Archives: July 2019

KUA’s Larry Mattern Elected Secretary of Statewide Power Agency

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 18, 2019 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s vice president of operations Larry Mattern was elected secretary of the Florida Municipal Power Agency’s board of directors and All-Requirements Project executive committee at the agency’s annual meeting held this week in Bonita Springs, Florida. Mattern was appointed as Kissimmee’s alternate to FMPA’s board of directors… Read more »

How Electricity Took Man to the Moon on Apollo 11

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Apollo 11 50th anniversary logo

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon and man’s first moonwalk. Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins journeyed eight days in space. Armstrong and Aldrin walked the moon’s surface and conducted experiments while Collins piloted the command module in the lunar orbit during their 22-hour… Read more »

KUA Board Adopts $222 Million Budget

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 10, 2019 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors on Wednesday approved a $222 million operating and capital budget for fiscal year 2020. The vote came after a workshop and public hearing on the budget. The approved budget is a 13 percent decrease from the 2019 budget. The decrease is related… Read more »

4 Heat Safety Tips for a Safe 4th of July Weekend

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It’s going to be a hot and humid Fourth of July weekend as a heat wave continues to grip Central Florida. Heat indices will peak into the 100s each day for most of the weekend. Kissimmee Utility Authority offers these simple tips to help reduce heat-related illnesses during the heat wave: Drink plenty of fluids… Read more »