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.
Request for Qualifications
DATE: February 25, 2015
Qualifications Deadline: 2:00 P.M., March 12, 2015
This is a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program services to be provided to the Saint Louis Zoo. This RFQ is intended to gather pertinent information concerning the ability of consultants to meet the needs of the Saint Louis Zoo.
The Saint Louis Zoo is interested in establishing an ongoing relationship with a consultant to ensure high quality, necessary, timely, and cost-efficient GIS program services. We expect that the consultant chosen will be experienced in the type of GIS program services required on an ongoing basis by the Zoo. The Zoo is seeking a consultant that can establish successful communication and coordination on an ongoing basis with the Zoo staff and consultants.
The Saint Louis Zoo will accept Qualifications at the Saint Louis Zoo Distribution Center on Wells Drive (Gate #5) or by mail Attn: Mr. Patrick Williamson, C.P.M., Director, Purchasing and Distribution, Saint Louis Zoo, One Government Drive, St. Louis, MO 63110, until 2:00 p.m. March 12, 2015. Qualifications received later than the above referenced time will not be accepted for review or consideration.
ONE (1) PAPER COPY OF YOUR TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED AND RETAINED BY THE SAINT LOUIS ZOO. ADDITIONALLY, ONE (1) FLASH DRIVE OR CD CONTAINING THE QUALIFICATIONS IN .PDF FORMAT IS REQUIRED.
A tentative schedule of key dates for the solicitation has been established as follows:
March 5, 2015 Letter of Interest to Williamson@stlzoo.org
March 12, 2015 Technical Qualifications due by 2:00 p.m.
March 13, 2015 Review submittals
March 18, 2015 Interviews/Negotiations with top ranked firms
April 16, 2015 Zoo Approval
May 4, 2015 Estimated Start
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
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.