Making More Out of Lafayette
The mission and purpose of the Lafayette Public Trust Financing Authority is to further and accomplish any public function and purpose of the City including, but not limited to: hospital, medical, health, nursery care, nursing care, clinical, ambulance, laboratory and related services and facilities; housing, mortgage finance and related services, activities, facilities and properties; penitentiary, rehabilitation, incarceration and other correctional services and facilities; educational services and facilities and related housing and dormitory services and facilities; providing, developing, securing and improving water storage, treatment, supply and distribution services and facilities; sanitary and storm sewer and other liquid and solid waste collection, disposal, treatment and drainage services and facilities; educational or commercial communication equipment and facilities; mass transit, commuting and transportation, and parking services, equipment and facilities; cultural and civic facilities, services and activities; community development and redevelopment facilities and activities; gas, electric, petroleum, coal and other energy collection, recovery, generation, storage, transportation and distribution facilities and activities; industrial, manufacturing and other economic development facilities and activities; antipollution and air, water, ground and subsurface pollution abatement and control facilities and activities; airport and water port and related facilities, services and activities; and facilities, property and equipment of any nature for the use or occupancy of the state or the United States, or any agencies or instrumentalities thereof or of any governmental units in the state.
Said purposes and functions are hereby deemed and held to be essential public functions conducted in the public interest.
To view the LPTFA Trust Indenture, click here.
To view a PDF of the LPTFA By-Laws, click here.
To read the LPTFA Ethics Policy, click here.
Everything the LPTFA undertakes serves a public purpose. These causes encompass a wide spectrum ranging from providing financial and housing support for the less affluent residents of Lafayette Parish, to supporting housing, government services and civic initiatives. Specific projects the LPTFA undertakes are determined by a volunteer board of trustees who meet regularly.
Phone: (337) 504-2314