Lafayette Public Utilities Authority
The governing authority of LUS is the Lafayette Public Utilities Authority (LPUA). LPUA consist of those members of the Lafayette City-Parish Council whose districts include 60 percent or more of persons residing within the boundaries of the City. Members may be added should the boundaries of the city change.
The latest United States Census Bureau statistics are the basis for determining the council districts with 60 percent or more of persons residing within the City.