This website provides information about bonds, notes, and other securities issued solely by the City of Lafayette, State of Louisiana (the “City”) and the Parish of Lafayette, State of Louisiana (the “Parish”), that investors may find useful; however, the information contained on this website has been included for general informational purposes only. Although the City and the Parish are governed by the same governing authority, they are separate political entities, and information contained on this website pertaining to either the City or the Parish should not be interpreted as applying to the other unless explicitly stated otherwise.  Information with respect to any subordinate or related entities is for informational purposes only as neither the City nor the Parish is under any obligation to post any information to this website with respect to said subordinate or related entities. Please carefully review the Terms of Use below to understand the limitations of information contained on this website.  This website is updated periodically; however, there may be more recent information available directly from the City or the Parish that is not yet available on this website.  Any of the information on this website may be removed or updated at any time.

Because each security may involve different sources of payment and security, different obligations (if any) of the issuer and/or any obligated person, and different limitations on such obligations, you should refer to the official statement of any particular security for additional information.  No statement found on this website is incorporated by reference in any official statement and no statement on this website is part of any official statement. 

Please take a few minutes to read the Terms of Use below and indicate your acknowledgment before accessing the rest of the website. You may be tempted to click through the Terms of Use, but they are essential to understanding the information presented on this website**.  The City and the Parish reserve the right to revise these Terms of Use at any time.  Users of this website should check prior to each use whether the Terms of Use have been updated since the user’s last access.  Use of the website shall constitute acceptance of and agreement to the Terms of Use in effect at the time of access. **

Terms of Use

1.  Not an Offer to Sell/Buy Securities

Under no circumstance will the information provided in this website constitute an offer to sell or buy securities or the solicitation of an offer to sell or buy securities, nor should this information be relied upon to provide specific offering information in connection with any issuance, sale, resale, or remarketing of bonds, notes, or other municipal obligations.  Offers to purchase securities may be made only through a registered broker-dealer and through an official statement or other disclosure document.

2.  Dates of Documents

All financial documents contained on this website are marked with a Dated Date and speak only as of that Dated Date, which may be prior to the date it is posted on this website. You are cautioned not to assume that any information has been updated beyond the Dated Date unless a document expressly states that it constitutes an update of a specific portion of a document. No inference should be made that the operations of the City, the Parish or related entities and/or other economic conditions have remained the same since the Dated Date. The City and the Parish expressly disclaim any duty to provide an update of any document contained on this website. 

3.  Information is Subject to Change Without Notice and May Not Be Updated 

The City and the Parish are under no obligation and expressly disclaim any duty to update any information included on this website. Any of the information on this website may be removed at any time.  The information, estimates and expressions of opinion herein are subject to change without notice and the posting of information on this website does not imply that there has been no change in such information or the affairs of the City, the Parish or related entities since the dated date of any information or report or date of posting such information.

4.  Estimates or Other Forward-Looking Statements 

The documents contained on this website may make "forward-looking statements" by using forward-looking words such as "may," "will," "should," "expects," "believes," "anticipates," "estimates," or others. You are cautioned that forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from the projected results. Because we cannot predict all factors that may affect future decisions, actions, events, policy decisions, or financial circumstances, what actually happens may be different than what is included in forward-looking statements.

5.  Set Your Internet Browser to Allow for "Scripting"

This website uses "pop-up" windows prior to showing selected information. To obtain the full benefit of the information provided through this website, make sure your Internet browser is set to allow "scripting." (Most Internet browsers are preset to allow scripting, unless the user has turned off the "scripting" setting.)

6.  Links to Other Websites 

Some links on this website will take you to third parties’ website(s) that are not under the control of the City or the Parish.  Neither the City nor the Parish have participated in the preparation, compilation or selection of information on any other website, and the City and the Parish are not responsible or liable for the views, contents, completeness, reliability or accuracy of these other websites.  These links are provided only as a convenience to allow you independent access to other organizations whose expertise may be of value as an educational or reference tool.  The City and the Parish do not endorse, warrant, guarantee, or adopt any of the information contained on such third party websites.

The City and the Parish have also filed certain annual and periodic reports on the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA) website.  This website can be accessed at www.emma.msrb.org.  The information on this website is not intended to replace or supplement any of the information posted to EMMA.

7.  Investment Decisions 

The information contained on this website has been included for general informational purposes only, has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but is not guaranteed.  No person should make any investment decision in reliance upon the information contained herein. The information on this website is not intended to replace any information or consultation provided by a professional financial advisor. The information contained on this website is not a summary or a compilation of all information relevant to any particular financial transaction or issue of bonds, notes or other obligations. It does not purport to include every item that may be relevant, nor does it purport to present full and fair disclosure with respect to any financial transactions or issue of bonds, notes or other obligations related to the City or the Parish within the meaning of applicable securities laws and regulations.  Only such specified information is posted with the intention of reaching the investing public, including bondholders, rating analysts, financial advisors, or any other members of the investment community.

8.  Bond Ratings

This website includes current ratings on certain of the City’s and the Parish’s bonds.  Any rating agency reports provided through this website were prepared by the respective rating agencies and the City and the Parish disclaim any responsibility for the contents of the reports and any responsibility or liability for any damages caused by viruses contained within the electronic files on this website.

A rating, including any related outlook with respect to potential changes in such rating, reflects only the view of the rating agency assigning such rating and is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold such City or Parish bonds.  An explanation of the procedure and methodology used by each rating agency and the significance of the ratings may be obtained by contacting the respective rating agency.  Contact information of an analyst at each rating agency is provided on the website under “Bond Ratings.”  The ratings included on this website may be changed at any time and no assurance can be given that they will not be revised, downgraded, or withdrawn entirely by any such rating agencies.  Any such downgrade, revision, or withdrawal of a rating may have an adverse effect on the market price of or market for such City or Parish bonds.

9.  Unauthorized Use Not Permitted 

The City and the Parish disclaim all responsibility for any copies, modifications, and reproductions of this website or the information it contains that are not produced by the City or the Parish. All users of this website remain subject to these Terms of Use and Disclaimers and the general Terms of Use and Disclaimers of BondLink.

10.  Other Information May Be Available 

This website is provided for the user's convenience, but may not provide all information that may be of interest to investors. There may be other documents containing relevant information regarding the City or the Parish which may be available from other sources.

11.  Use of Cookies 

A cookie is a small file that a website puts on a user's hard disk and provides information on the user's visits to the website. This website uses cookies solely to determine which web page the user will be redirected to after accepting the Terms of Use. Some personally identifiable information may be stored in the cookie.



BondLink has not prepared or developed any of the Content on the Site and the Content available on the Site with respect to any issuer is not maintained by or under the control of BondLink. The content on this Site with respect to any issuer was specifically authorized by that issuer to be communicated through this Site. BondLink has not reviewed such information in any respect and has not checked such information for accuracy, and in some cases, the information provided may not have been viewed by BondLink. The Content contained on the Site has been provided by the applicable issuer and is included for general informational purposes only and is provided without warranty of any kind and, in particular, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made or is to be inferred as to the accuracy, reliability, timeliness or completeness of any such information. The Content presented on the Site speaks only as of the date the Content was prepared by the issuer or other third party and has not been updated since that date and as a result, may not address all factors which may be material to an investor and may contain omissions of fact or statements that are not accurate because of the passage of time or changes in facts or circumstance subsequent to the date of such Content. Consequently, no person should make any investment decision in reliance upon the Content contained on the Site. See “Terms” for the full terms of use of this website including your release of any and all claims against BondLink for use of this website.