KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 26, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) today named Matthew “Matt” Myers its 2007 meter reader of the year.
Myers, 24, was chosen from among the utility’s 23 full- and part-time meter readers for his meter reading volume and accuracy.
Myers read 102,365 electric, water and irrigation meters in 2007 with just seven errors – a 99.99 percent accuracy rate.
Myers began his career at KUA in 2003 and is a graduate of Poinciana High School.
Angel Quiles was recognized as the 2007 runner-up for reading 130,329 meters with 25 total errors – an accuracy rate of 99.98 percent. Quiles also ranked second in 2006.
KUA’s meter readers ended 2007 with 1.8 million total meter reads with an accuracy rate of 99.95 percent.
Founded in 1901, KUA (www.kua.com) is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility providing electric and telecommunication services to 170,000 residents in five Central Florida counties.
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Chris M. Gent