KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 6, 11:15 am — At a special meeting of the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) Board of Directors held Wednesday evening, the Board interviewed five applicants and selected Domingo Toro to serve a second 5-year term on the utility’s governing board.
Toro became the board’s first Hispanic member when he joined in October 1997. His current term expires on September 30.
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’s name will go before the Kissimmee City Commission on June 18 for final confirmation. If confirmed by the City Commission, he will be sworn in at the Board’s October meeting and serve until September 30, 2007.
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