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Project to Include Historic Feature

By Roger Pitt The Post-Crescent August 23, 2004 A connection to the city’s storied past will be retained by Kaukauna Utilities when it rebuilds the parking area at the Operations Building at 777 Island Street. While the six arches and the stone wall featuring them will be replaced, design features of the new concrete retaining […]

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Appleton River Site to Receive Facelift

By Roger Pitt The Post-Crescent October 22, 2004 Kaukauna Utilities Commission selected a Kansas City firm recently as the developer of the John Street property along the Fox River in Appleton. The commission authorized general manager Jeff Feldt to negotiate a purchase and sale agreement with Brownfield Solutions Group, one of several firms the commission […]

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Utility Recognized for Safety Record

Kaukauna Utilities recently received the MEUW Safety Achievement Award for 2003. Sponsored by the Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin (MEUW), the state association representing Wisconsin’s 82 public power communities, Kaukauna Utilities received the 2003 Award along with 28 other community owned electric utilities in Wisconsin. The selection criteria for the Award is a weighted formula […]

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Kaukauna Utilities Receives Grant

Governor Doyle’s office recently announced that Kaukauna Utilities will receive a $16,667 Site Assessment Grant. The grant is part of a state-wide program that funds projects to begin the process of redeveloping urban sites that are abandoned, idle, or underutilized because of real or perceived contamination issues. The money is awarded through the Wisconsin Department […]

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Officials and Staff Attend Dedication of Utility’s Newest Generating Resource

The member-owners of Wisconsin Public Power Inc. gathered in Kaukauna recently for the dedication of the joint action power company’s newest generating resource. The Island Street Peaking Plant will provide Kaukauna Utilities and the other 36 WPPI members with 52 megawatts of electricity during peak demand periods. Local community leaders attended the May 13 ceremony […]

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Officials Lobby Congress on Electric Issues

Kaukauna officials traveled to Washington, D.C., in early February to encourage Wisconsin’s congressional delegation to support legislation that protects customers of community-owned utilities like Kaukauna Utilities. Mayor John Lambie and General Manager Jeff Feldt joined more than 40 community leaders from Wisconsin and 700 officials from across the country at the American Public Power Association’s […]

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KU Hires New Generation Superintendent

After 37 years of service, John Rabideau has retired from Kaukauna Utilities. John’s last day was December 31, 2003. We wish John all the best in his retirement. Mike Pederson has been hired as the new Generation Superintendent. Mike has 20 years of engineering and project management experience on a variety of projects including hydro, […]

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Utility Launches New Web Site

Kaukauna Utilities has launched a new and improved web site at www.kaukaunautilities.com to better serve customers by providing another convenient way to do business. The web site offers the latest information on electric and water rates, incentive programs, community contributions, and environmental and reliability issues. “We have developed an interactive web site to enhance our […]

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