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KUA Earns Statewide Recognition for Worker Safety

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 7, 2019 – The Florida Municipal Electric Association on Saturday presented its annual safety award to Kissimmee Utility Authority for the utility’s continued commitment to safe work practices during the past year. KUA earned the state’s third best safety record for electric utilities with 400,000 to 949,999 worker-hours of exposure. Entrants were… Read more »

Local Linemen to Compete in Statewide Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Feb. 25, 2019 – Fourteen linemen from Kissimmee Utility Authority will compete against linemen from other utilities throughout the state in Saturday’s 19th annual Florida Lineman Competition in Gainesville, sponsored by the Florida Municipal Electric Association. The purpose of the day-long rodeo is to demonstrate the skill, safety and teamwork of electric linemen… Read more »

KUA Board Appoints Brian Horton as President & General Manager, CEO

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Feb. 13, 2019 – By unanimous consent, the Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors today appointed Brian Horton as the utility’s president and general manager/CEO, effective April 1, 2019, pending contract negotiations. Horton will succeed current president and general manager Jim Welsh, who retires March 31 after 36 years of service as head… Read more »

KUA to Host Free Movie in the Park Featuring ‘Incredibles 2’

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Feb. 12, 2019 – Kissimmee Utility Authority, in partnership with the City of Kissimmee, will host a free Movie in the Park event on Friday, March 1 on the veterans lawn of Kissimmee Lakefront Park. The event will feature the Disney/Pixar animated superhero film “Incredibles 2,” shown on a giant 32-foot screen. The… Read more »