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

Saint Louis Elephant Management Facility Fiberglass/Asphalt Shingle Roof Removal and Replacement

The work to be done under this contract shall consist of furnishing all tools, materials, labor and equipment necessary to remove and replace all the fiberglass/asphalt shingles and felt underlayment and remove and replace deteriorated roof sheathing as required on the St. Louis Zoo Elephant Management Facility. All work will be completed in compliance with specifications included with scope of work in Issue for Bid Project Manual.

Mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in the Saint Louis Zoo Facility Management Conference Room.

Sealed bids marked with project name will be accepted on or before Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. and opened publicly in the Facilities Management Conference Room immediately thereafter.

Bid documents will be available on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at the pre-bid walk through.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Jim Kehlenbrink, Saint Louis Zoo, Supervisor, Carpentry / Welding
(314) 646-4678 or

Patrick Williamson, C.P.M., Saint Louis Zoo Director of Purchasing and Distribution, 314-646-4631 or


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
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.