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

Facilities Condition Assessment RFQ

See Request for Qualifications document.


Missouri Aquarium Window Leak Repairs RFP

SCOPE OF WORK: Remove 20' x 10' x5" thick acrylic window from the "cave side" of the Missouri Aquarium and reinstall to repair the leaks. The removal of concrete rockwork wrapped around the inside edge of glass is included in the scope of work. Also urethane injection of any cracks around the window opening is in the scope of work. Acrylic scratch removal and polishing will be included as part of the proposal. Desired sealant product is "Dow Corning 795" or comparable product upon prior approval by owner. The restoration of the concrete rockwork is not in the scope of work and will be done by zoo staff.

PRE-BID MEETING & SITE INSPECTION: On July 12, 2016 at 9 a.m. in The Living World building on Government Drive in Forest Park, lower level.

BID DATE: Sealed bids marked with project name will be accepted on or before Monday, July 25, 2016 at 9 a.m. and opened publicly in the Facilities Management conference room immediately thereafter, located off of Wells Drive, near Distribution Building using Gate 5.

BID DOCUMENTS: See bid documents.


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.