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.
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.
Minimum Maintenance Standards Request for Comments
The Minimum Maintenance Standards Task Force has completed it's initial five year review of the standards and they are attached for your comment. (Document 1 and Document 2) We would like your comments sent to Alan Korell at firstname.lastname@example.org by the end of August.
This review not only looked at the existing standards but ventured into the areas of winter maintenance of sidewalks and bike paths. All the suggested changes are highlighted. Sidewalk slip and falls are the number one insurance issue facing municipalities. Bike lane maintenance is also another hot button issue with municipalities. The second attachment highlights these issues.
After much work and discussion the Ontario Government has passed new PTTW regulations that should reduce the need for applying for a permit during normal construction activities.…
We are now taking registrations for 2 more sessions this fall, you are encouraged to register early as these courses fill up quickly.…
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.