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KUA to Sponsor July 4th Festivities

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 2, 9:00 am — The Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is a proud sponsor of the City of Kissimmee’s 2001 Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration. The event will feature live entertainment, a water ski show, face painting, pony rides, rock climbing wall, food vendors, arts and crafts, free KUA bucket truck rides, children’s… Read more »

KUA Board Adopts $158.6 Million Budget

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 27, 7:00 pm — At tonight’s meeting of the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) Board of Directors, the Board adopted a $158.6 million budget for Fiscal Year 2002. The 4-0 vote came after a public hearing on the budget. Highlights of the new budget include capital expenditures of $13.5 million and the rollover… Read more »

KUA to Mark 100 Years of Service on Thursday

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 26, 3:00 pm – Thursday, June 28, will mark the 100th anniversary of community-owned electric service in Kissimmee. It was during a Kissimmee City Council meeting on June 28, 1901, that a resolution was passed authorizing the City’s purchase of Kissimmee Electric Light Company from W.C. Maynard for $4,293.59. Maynard, a Kissimmee… Read more »

KUA Introduces Bilingual Phone Services

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 22, 11:30 am — Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has introduced a state-of-the-art automated telephone system that allows customers to conduct business with the utility in English or Spanish. After dialing (407) 933-7777, customers enter the system and are asked to choose the language in which they prefer to conduct business. The system… Read more »

Squirrel Leaves 3,000 Customers Without Power

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 12, 9:45 am – The culprit of this morning’s power outage has been discovered, but the troublemaker isn’t talking. A squirrel snuck into a Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) substation, causing 3,000 customers to go without power, said KUA spokesman Chris Gent. The incident occurred at 8:38 am. KUA crews removed the animal… Read more »