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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 objective is to be a resource to our members in matters relating to municipal engineering.

 The MEA:

  • Develops & champions positions on municipal engineering issues
  • Is an advocate for sound municipal engineering
  • Disseminates information and provides training
  • Recognizes outstanding achievements of municipal engineers
  • Provides a venue through which members can network and problem solve

Latest News

ORCGA Dig Safe Fall Expo
ORCGA DIG SAFE Fall Expo September 18, 2014 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Landscape Ontario 7856 Fifth Line South, Milton, Ontario L9T 2X8 This is a free event and MEA members are welcome to attend.

2014 MEA Bursary Award Winners
2014 MEA Bursary Award Winners

OCSI Infrastructure Forum Sept 4 2014
New Date Sept 4 OCSI invites you to the Infrastructure Forum, a half-day “think tank” featuring two essential pillars of the infrastructure challenge: sustainable funding and affordable levels of service. This special event will bring together municipal decision makers and key stakeholders to engage in a dialogue about the delivery of infrastructure in the province. This afternoon half-day event will kick off with keynote speakers who would serve as provocateurs, followed by breakout sessions facilitated by Waterlution. The groups will then come back together to share the results of the breakout sessions and finish the program with an outcome statement for the Infrastructure Forum. This event is hosted by OCSI and its six member associations (MEA, MFOA, OGRA, OPWA, OWWA and WEAO).

Infiltration study U of T 2014
The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction has recently commissioned a report on best practices to reduce the risk of I/I in public sanitary sewer systems. The project will be completed by Prof. Ted Kesik, P.Eng., University of Toronto and will focus on measures that can be applied at the time of construction to limit I/I risk over the lifespans of subdivisions. If anyone is interested in please review the draft outline for the report and send comments directly to Prof. Kesik at

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

Road Salts - Public Consultation on National Targets/Sels de voiries - Consultation publique sur les
Road Salts - Public Consultation on National Targets/Sels de voiries - Consultation publique sur les cibles nationales

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.


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