KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 19, 9:00 am — At the June 18 meeting of the Kissimmee City Commission, the commission voted to confirm the appointment of Domingo Toro to serve a second term on the Board of Directors of the Kissimmee Utility Authority. Toro became the board’s first Hispanic member when he joined in October 1997.
Toro is a retired executive from Nabisco, Inc. and holds a degree from World University in San Juan, Puerto Rico. On May 1, Toro was appointed by Governor Bush to serve on the Department of Elderly Affairs Advisory Board. He is a 17-year resident of Osceola County.
The utility’s board of directors sets policy direction for the utility. Specifically, the board approves annual budgets, sets rates and approves major purchases. The board also selects a general manager who is responsible for day-to-day operations of the utility.
Toro will serve a five-year term on the KUA Board, beginning October 1, 2002.
KUA is Florida’s 6th largest community-owned utility serving 58,000 electric, water and Internet customers in three Central Florida counties.
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