Agreement made this 4 th day of March, 2003 by and between Florida Public Utilities Company, a
Florida corporation with its principal offices at 401 South Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
(hereinafter A Company @ ), and John T. English, residing at 15410 Woodmar Court, Wellington, FL 33414
(hereinafter A Employee @ ).
WHEREAS, Employee for many years has been an executive of the Company and has had an
important part in its growth and management of the Company; and
WHEREAS, Employee is now holding the position of President and the Company greatly values
his/her leadership, experience, and knowledge of its business affairs; and
WHEREAS, the Company desires for a period of years to be assured of the continuance of the full-
time services of the Employee.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants herein contained, the aforesaid
parties agree as follows:
1. The Company shall continue to employ the Employee during the term of this Agreement and the
latter shall accept such employment under the terms and conditions herein set forth.
2. The term of this Employment Agreement shall commence on June 1, 2003, and shall terminate on
May 31, 2006; provided, however, that in the event of a A Change of Control @ of the Company (as defined in
Section 9 of this Agreement) the term of this Agreement shall be automatically extended or changed to a three-
year term commencing on the effective date of such A Change of Control @ event.
3. In consultation with and subject to the supervision of the Board of Directors of the Company, the
Employee shall serve the Company as its President as well as in such other capacities of the same general
character and degree of responsibility as may be required of him/her from time to time. At all times material
herein, Employee shall use his/her best efforts to promote the interests and business of the Company.
4. As compensation for the services to be rendered by the Employee hereunde