THE MUNICIPAL ENGINEERS OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
What is the “Municipal Engineers
of the City of New York”?
Municipal Engineers of the City of New York was established as a Society on April 3, 1903 to:
• promote and
advance the various engineering sciences which are employed in the government of the City of New York and to elevate the standards
of proficiency of the technical services of the City.
• promote the welfare and enhance the economic standard
of the City’s engineering and related services.
Who are the “Municipal Engineers of the City of New York”?
As the Society established
it’s Constitution and became one of the leading technical/professional organizations within the City, it further
broadened the interpretation of professional affiliation, mission, goals, and objectives. Today, our membership
includes Engineers, Architects, Scientists as well as men and women practicing in allied fields from the public and private
What does the
“Municipal Engineers of the City of New York” do?
A prominent Board of Directors
and Past Presidents strive to create an exciting annual schedule of activities and events organized through various official
Committees: Publications, Lecture, Inspection, Awards and Prizes, Scholarships, Publicity and Membership.
Why Join the Municipal Engineers?
We invite you to apply for membership
and enjoy the following benefits of association:
• Access to the bi-annual web-based Municipal Engineers
Journal, which has had wide distribution including local libraries and the National Library of Congress.
• A roster of educational programming with Seven monthly membership meetings and lectures. These are typically
held on the 4th Wednesday in the months of January through May, September and October. The September lecture
is the Wimmer Memorial Forum and Reception. Notifications of these lectures are sent to your email address two weeks
prior to the event. Membership pins are presented to new members at the monthly membership meeting before the beginning
of the lectures.
Periodic field inspections featuring metropolitan area public works demonstrating innovation
with engineering, architectural or historically significant structures. features metropolitan area public works,
such as the New York City reservoir/water distribution system and wastewater abatement facilities, the East River bridges
and other architecturally or historically significant structures.
• Most of our lectures and field inspections are approved by the New York State Education Department
for continuing education credit and members receive a Professional Development Hour for attending.
• Our Dinner Dance held in November honors our Engineer/Architect of the Year and Municipal Project of the Year
awardees. In recent years, we have developed programs to recognize new entrants into the workforce including our Young
Engineer of the Year award and scholarships to students studying Engineering or Architecture which are also presented during
this special event.
Engineers of the City of New York is proud of its 119-year heritage in supporting the critical needs of the
City by promoting the Engineering and Architectural disciplines and we look forward to your involvement in our organization.