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 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.

Invitation to Bidders

Elephant Woods Fence Relocation 2016

The Saint Louis Zoo is currently accepting proposals to remove and relocate an approximately 40' section of wire rope containment fence in Elephant Woods. See RFP. See site detail drawings. See structural plan drawings.

Mandatory pre-bid meeting & site inspection: On 9/15/2016 at 9:00 AM 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 9/27/2016 at 2:00PM and opened publicly in the The Facility Management Conference Room immediately thereafter, located off of Wells Drive, near Distribution Building using Gate 5. 

Saint Louis Zoo Storage & Server Project 

SCOPE OF WORK: The Saint Louis Zoo is currently accepting proposals to develop, design, procure, install and migrate to a new storage and server platform that will be used to house and run the Saint Louis Zoo’s data.

MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING & SITE INSPECTION: Interested companies are requested to submit their qualifications, proposed approach, team members, deliverables and total proposed cost for consideration based on the scope of work outlined in the Bid Documents.  The deadline for submitting a response to this RFP is September 27, 2016 at 5pm CST.  

BID DOCUMENTS: 

Nondisclosure Agreement 

ZOO CONTACTS: If you have any questions, contact the individuals listed below.

Patrick Williamson, Director of Purchasing and Distribution
williamson@stlzoo.org or direct line 314-646-4631

2016 Bird Garden #5 Wire Mesh Installation

SCOPE OF WORK: 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 September 14, 2016 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 September 29 at 2:00 PM. 

BID DOCUMENTS: 

Bird Garden 5 RFP Bid Documents

ZOO CONTACTS: If you have any questions, contact the individuals listed below.

Patrick Williamson, Director of Purchasing and Distribution
williamson@stlzoo.org or direct line 314-646-4631

Red Rocks and Big Cat Country Perimeter Barrier Fence Enhancement RFP

SCOPE OF WORK: The Saint Louis Zoo seeks contractor to enhance the perimeter fencing in five (5) areas of the Red Rocks area of the zoo as drawn in the bid documents. The winning contractor will work closely and in tandem with Zoo personnel and the asphalt contractor chosen by the Zoo. The Zoo will make every effort to close the project area to the public to facilitate a quick completion of the project.

MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING & SITE INSPECTION: On August 22, 2016 @ 9:00 AM in The Living World building on Government Drive in Forest Park, lower level. Please note that this meeting will take a couple hours as we will visit each site location via golf cart so existing conditions can be examined.

BID DATE: Sealed bids marked with project name will be accepted on or before September 9, 2016 @ 2:00 PM at the Distribution Center located off Wells Drive, and opened publicly in the Monsanto Lecture Hall (lower rotunda of Living World) immediately thereafter.

BID DOCUMENTS: 

Bid documents

Big Cat Country structural plan

Red Rocks structural plan

ZOO CONTACTS: If you have any questions, contact the individuals listed below.

Patrick Williamson, Director of Purchasing and Distribution
williamson@stlzoo.org or direct line 314-646-4631

Glen Donjon, Manager of Facilities Management
donjon@stlzoo.org or direct line 314-646-4818

 

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.