Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Welcome to the Municipal Engineers Association

The Ontario Municipal Engineers Association (MEA) is an association of public sector Professional Engineers in the full time employment   of municipalities performing the various functions that comprise the field of municipal engineering.

Our Mission

To provide unity and focus for licensed engineers employed by Ontario’s municipalities through addressing issues of common concern and by facilitating the sharing of knowledge and information.

Our Mandate

  • Develops and champions positions on municipal engineering issues
  • Advocates for sustainable municipal infrastructure practices
  • Enables knowledge development and dissemination in the field of municipal engineering
  • Is the leading authority on municipal engineering practices
  • Develops, maintains and distributes best practice technical documentation and expertise for use by both private and public sector municipal engineering practitioners.
  • As Joint owner with the MTO manages, promotes and keeps the Ontario Provincial Standards System as the provincially recognized authority for the design and construction of infrastructure.
  • Provides a venue through which members can network, socialize and share knowledge
  • Provides mentorship and career growth opportunities
  • Is the proponent and maintainer of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process for Municipal Public works.

Latest News

2014 Report and agenda to the AGM

Value engineering and Analysis conference



Canadian Value Symposium 2014

Are you interested in improving the value and quality of a project, process or service? Do you want to be part of the creative process and generate alternative solutions? Are you interested in improving the value and performance of processes, services, projects and organizations by combining problem solving techniques? Learn how to combine Value Analysis, Lean, Six Sigma, Risk Analysis, and other techniques to achieve breakthrough solutions by attending the Canadian Value Symposium.


The Canadian Value Symposium will be held on November 17-18 at the Eaton Chelsea in downtown Toronto. Details about the symposium program can be found at the Symposium Website or on your mobile device. 


The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has applied value analysis to a wide range of  projects, services, processes, organizational designs, and facilities. In 15 years, MTO has achieved cost savings and cost avoidance in excess of $1 billion. To learn more about VA and its benefits, visit



Register today at the Canadian Value Symposium 2014!


MCEA training October 2014
The MEA is giving another training session on the Municipal Class EA in October 30 and 31st. Unfortunately, this is full. We are planning another session for the spring and you can ask to be put on the waitlist by emailing For further information on the course click HERE

2014 MEA Bursary Award Winners
2014 MEA Bursary Award Winners

2014 MEA Bursaries for Children of Municipal Employees
For the seventh consecutive year, the Municipal Engineers Association (MEA) will be offering up to ten $1,500 Bursaries available to the children and dependents of municipal employees and elected councilors who are entering university engineering programs to become engineers.

water systems in condominiums - liability issues

MEA response to the One Call system

2014 Presidents message
2014 Presidents message

Proposed MCEA amedment 2014
Proposed Amendment to the MCEA to incorporate;
  • revisions related to Source Water Protection as attached;
  • an amendment to Section A.1.5.2 MCEA Amending Procedure;
  • an amendment to Section A.2.8 Changing the Project Status – Appeal Process;
  • an amendment to Appendix 6 – Sample Notices; and
  • revised Table in Appendix 1 to incorporate cycling facilities
Please submit any comments on this proposed amendment to prior to January 14, 2014.

2013 Annual Report
2013 Annual General Meeting Report

Municipal Engineers Award application form
The MEA is looking for nominations for the Municipal Engineers Award. Now is your chance to celebrate those engineers who have gone that extra mile in service to the public and engineering profession.


Special Links

MEA/OGRA Training Events 

New Forums  Page



Ontario Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure



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