The Saint Louis Zoo regularly advertises requests for proposals for products and services.

Whenever feasible and appropriate, the Zoo will also post listings of bid opportunities on the Web. We have two areas of bid opportunies - general, which includes goods and services for the day to day operations of the Zoo, and facilities, which include improvements to the Zoo's physical grounds. 

Invitation to Bidders

Simulator Modification Project

The Saint Louis Zoo seeks bids from qualified contractors for the modification of the existing Simulator Building to allow for larger viewing trailers. Intent of this project is to enlarge the building, place a new concrete slab, remove and relocate the ticket booth and other ancillary modifications. This work includes demolition, earthwork, electric, plumbing, concrete, carpentry, doors and hardware.

Sealed bids will be accepted on or before 2:00 PM on Thursday August 27, 2015 and opened publically thereafter in a location to be determined. The plans are available for review as of August 7, 2015 with MOKAN, AGC St. Louis, St. Louis Minority Business Council, and Dodge Construction Reports or by contacting Document Imaging Services at (314) 531-0167.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Thursday August 13, 2015 at 9:00 AM. The meeting will be held in the Alberici Trailer and the Simulator building. The existing conditions will be available for viewing.

If you have any questions, please contact Patrick Williamson C.P.M., Director, Purchasing (email preferred) williamson@stlzoo.org, p: 314-646-4631 or John Parris, Construction Project Manager at (314) 646-4801 or via e-mail at jparris@stlzoo.org.

North Parking Lot Asphalt Repairs, Sealing & Striping 2015

Scope: The work to be done under this contract shall consist of furnishing all tools, materials, labor and equipment necessary to mill or saw cut and remove any loose materials and pave areas described in the attached document and seal coat and re-stripe the entire North Parking Lot.

Mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 19 at 7:00 a.m. in the Saint Louis Zoo North Parking Lot on Government Drive in Forest Park.

Sealed bids marked with project name will be accepted on or before Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 1:00 pm and opened publicly in the Facilities Management Conference Room immediately thereafter.

Bid documents will be available on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the pre-bid walk through.

If you have any questions, contact:

Glen Donjon, Manager Facilities Management:  donjon@stlzoo.org, (314) 646-4818, Fax (314) 646-5531 

Patrick Williamson, Director of Purchasing and Distribution: williamson@stlzoo.org, (314) 646-4631 

Tasmanian Devil Habitat

Bid Request: The Saint Louis Zoo seeks bids from qualified contractors for the construction of a new Tasmanian Devil Habitat project. Intent of this project is to create a new habitat within the Children's Zoo for the Tasmanian devils. This work includes demolition, earthwork, electric, plumbing, some rockwork, carpentry, doors and hardware.

Sealed bids will be accepted on or before 1:00 PM on Wednesday August 19, 2015 and opened publically thereafter in a location to be determined. The plans are available for review as of July 29, 2015 with MOKAN, AGC St. Louis, St. Louis Minority Business Council, and Dodge Construction Reports or by contacting Document Imaging Services at (314) 531-0167.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Wednesday August 5, 2015 at 9:00 AM. The meeting will be held in the Monsanto Lecture Theatre and the Children's Zoo site. The existing conditions will be available for viewing.

If you have any questions, please contact John Parris, Construction Project Manager at (314) 646-4801 or via e-mail at jparris@stlzoo.org.

Grizzly Ridge Project

Request for QualificationsAlberici Constructors, the Construction Manager, is requesting qualifications from general contractors for the Saint Louis Zoo Grizzly Ridge project. The project consists of a new grizzly bear habitat and will include partial demolition of the existing exhibit, new holding areas, life support systems, viewing areas, site work, utilities, artificial rockwork, and other thematic elements. Qualifications are due on 8/12/15 by 2:00pm at the Saint Louis Zoo Distribution Center on Wells Drive (Gate # 5), or by mail Attn: Patrick Williamson, Director, Purchasing & Distribution, Saint Louis Zoo, One Government Drive, St. Louis, MO, 63110. A mandatory pre-proposal meeting and walk-through is scheduled for 8/04/15 at 8:30am. The walk-through will start in the lower level rotunda of the Saint Louis Zoo Living World Building, One Government Drive, St. Louis, MO, 63110. A copy of the RFQ can be requested by contacting Kerry Tebbe: ktebbe@alberici.com or (314) 733-2302.

The Saint Louis Zoo enjoys the support of the community through the Metropolitan Zoological Park & Museum District. For this reason, the Zoo makes every effort to return that support by contracting with qualified businesses within the District (St. Louis and St. Louis County) whenever possible.

Not less than the current prevailing wage must be paid to all workers on this project.

 

Contact for all bids:

Patrick Williamson, C.P.M.
Director, Purchasing and Distribution
Direct: (314) 646-4631
Zoo: (314) 781-0900, ext. 4631
Fax: (314) 646-5533
williamson@stlzoo.org
Saint Louis Zoo
One Government Drive
St. Louis, MO 63110

Bid Policies

The Saint Louis Zoo enjoys the support of the community through the Metropolitan Zoological Park & Museum District. For this reason, the Zoo makes every effort to return that support by contracting with qualified businesses within the District (comprised of St. Louis and St. Louis County) whenever possible.