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Amtrak Train Hits Truck En Route To KUA Plant

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 20, 9:00 am — History repeated itself on Friday afternoon when a train collided with a truck at the entrance to Kissimmee Utility Authority’s (KUA) Cane Island Power Park in western Osceola county. The truck was entering the power plant site when it was struck by a southbound Amtrak passenger train bound… Read more »

Gent Tapped As Chair-Elect of National Utility Association

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 17, 1:30 pm — The corporate communications manager for the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has been appointed Chair-Elect of the American Public Power Association (APPA). Chris Gent will serve as Chair-Elect of APPA’s Customer Connections Committee in 2000-2001 and Chairman in 2001-2002. His role will be to assist utilities throughout the nation… Read more »

KUA To Assist EDC In Marketing Osceola County

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 16, 12:00 pm — The Board of Directors of the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has approved a 4-year, $50,000 funding request to assist the Economic Development Commission (EDC) of Mid-Florida, Inc. to market Osceola county. The EDC is an organization that helps business and is dedicated to meeting the needs of today’s… Read more »

Gemskie to Join KUA Board on Wednesday

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 24, 9:00 am – The Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) will write a new chapter in its 15-year history with the swearing-in on Wednesday, October 25, of its first female Board member. Attorney Ed Brinson will administer the oath of office to Nancy Gemskie at the beginning of the 7:00 pm meeting. Immediately… Read more »

KUA Art Contest Deadline Now Two Weeks Away

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 19, 4:00 pm — In an effort to increase awareness of electrical safety among students, the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is sponsoring its seventh annual calendar art contest for all third, fourth and fifth grade Osceola County students. A jury of KUA employees will select twelve (12) entries to be featured in… Read more »