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

Vendor Registration

The Saint Louis Zoo is pleased to offer a free, online vendor registration system, powered by Vendor Registry. New vendors register here.

Invitation to Bidders

Whenever feasible and appropriate, the Zoo will also post listings of bid opportunities on the Web. We have two areas of bid opportunities - 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.

  • The Saint Louis Zoo is requesting proposals for Zoo Emergency Services in the following categories;

    • Annual Fire Alarm Testing and Repairs
    • Emergency Automatic Door Services
    • Emergency Electric Gate Services
    • Emergency Elevator Maintenance Services and Annual Pressure Testing
    • Emergency HVAC Services
    • Emergency Plumbing Services
    • Emergency Roof Services
    • Tree Maintenance Services
    • HVAC Filters Services
    • Fire Sprinkler and Fire Backflow Testing and Repairs

     Bid Documents will be available on 4/25/2018

    MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING & SITE INSPECTION:

    On 5/3/2018 at 2:00PM in The Living World building on Government Drive in Forest Park, lower level.
    Sealed bids marked with project name will be accepted on or before May 17 at 10:30 AM.

  • The work to be done under this contract, will consist of furnishing all tools, materials, labor, and equipment necessary to safely access and work in the Peabody Hall attic space, remediating the space by disposing of all insulation material, including the vapor barrier, within the attic space.

    See bid documents.

    MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING & SITE INSPECTION:

    On 4/9/2018 at 9:00AM in The Living World building on Government Drive in Forest Park, lower level.

  • The Saint Louis Zoo seeks a contractor to remove the existing mesh and install new mesh according to bid documents. MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING & SITE INSPECTION: On 4/3/2018 at 10:00AM at The Living World building on Government Drive in Forest Park, lower level. Sealed bids marked with project name will be accepted on or before 4/18/2018 at 2:00 PM.

    Saint Louis Zoo 2018 Bird Garden Enclosure #2 & #4 Mesh Replacement stipulated bid form

     

  • The scope of work includes modifications to the existing Peabody Hall at the Saint Louis Zoo to provide new offices, conference room and improvements to the employee center. Work includes all items shown in the construction documents. Examples of work categories include new partitions, finishes, doors and hardware, glazing, ceilings, systems furniture procurement and installation, electrical power/lighting, communication, plumbing and HVAC.

    Bid Documents:

    STL Zoo Peabody Hall Bid Documents

    Saint Louis Zoo Peabody Hall Retrofit 2018 RFP

    Peabody Hall Renovation Addendum 1

    Peabody Hall Addendum 2

    2018 Peabody Hall Retrofit Pre Bid Sign in Form

    MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING & SITE INSPECTION:

    On 3/13/2018 at 2:00PM in The Living World building on Government Drive in Forest Park, lower level.

  • The five (5) institutions that make up the Metropolitan Zoological Park and Museum District (ZMD) are seeking a national benefits consulting firm to perform the full range of services related to planning, brokerage, implementation and service of employee benefit programs.  The institutions include the Missouri Botanical Garden, Missouri Historical Society, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis Science Center and the Saint Louis Zoo.  The Missouri Botanical Garden (MBG) will be leading the selection. 

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

    You are invited to submit a proposal if your firm has a full-service health insurance account team based in St. Louis or St. Louis County and a credible book of business servicing health insurance plans for non-profit organizations.  If you meet the eligibility criteria, please express your interest by February 23, 2018 via email to jschoemehl@mobot.org.  Formal proposals are due by March 23.

    RFP - Benefits Consulting and Brokerage Services

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.