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 project scope outlined within this project  is to remove two water boilers currently being used for domestic hot water, and replace with two PVI High Efficiency water heaters.  The work will need to be performed in stages so as not to shut down the food service operation during the replacement.  This is a turnkey job.  Pro Press fittings are permitted.

    MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING & SITE INSPECTION: On 6/5/2018 at 9:00AM 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 6/13/2018 at 1:30 PM and opened immediately after in the Facility Management Conference Room.  

    2018 Lakeside Cafe Boiler Replacement RFP 

    Zoo Boiler Replace-Drawings

  • The project scope outlined within this project pertains to the renovation of two areas of terra cotta ornamentation and stucco finish at the "Main Entrance" to the Birdhouse on the Saint Louis Zoo grounds.

    See project manual.

    MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING & SITE INSPECTION: On 5/22/2018 at 3:30 p.m. at The Living World building on Government Drive in Forest Park, lower level in the Monsanto Lecture Theater. Sealed bids marked with project name will be accepted on or before 5/31/2018 at 2:30 p.m. and opened immediately after in the Monsanto Lecture Theater. 

     

  • The Saint Louis Zoo seeks a contractor to remove all failed paint and coatings from designated wall areas in the cage enclosures and re-coat with specified material according to bid documents. MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING & SITE INSPECTION: On 5/17/2018 at 1:30PM 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 5/29/2018 at 2:00 PM and opened immediately after in the Facility Management Conference Room located at Gate 5 off Wells Drive.

    Sandblasting and Sealing RFP

    cage schematic 1

    cage schematic 

    Cageback measurements

     

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.