Vote Yes on Prop Z to Support Our Zoo.

  • Prop Z creates a source of funding that helps preserve the Zoo for generations to come, expands educational programs for children, and enriches the experience of the Zoo’s diverse audiences.


  • The Saint Louis Zoo ranks among the best zoos in the country and provides free admission to the public. Prop Z will help keep the Zoo affordable for all families, regardless of income.


  • Additional funds will help the Zoo continue to manage and care for its animals. This includes the future development and operation of a Conservation & Animal Science Center with a public safari park and outdoor family adventure experiences.


  • The Saint Louis Zoo is an engine for economic growth for the region, supporting approximately 2,000 jobs and generating $200 million annually in economic impact to the local economy. Prop Z will help expand the Zoo’s economic impact

Ballot Language

Shall St. Louis County impose a county-wide sales tax of one-eighth of one percent for the purpose of providing funds for the management and care of animals and other zoological activities and zoological facilities of the Saint Louis Zoological Park Subdistrict, and with all moneys received to be deposited in the treasury of St. Louis County (minus any statutory costs of collection) to the credit of the Saint Louis Zoological Park Subdistrict and kept separate and apart from other moneys of St. Louis County, with the Saint Louis Zoological Park Subdistrict Commission to have the exclusive control of the expenditure of all moneys collected to the credit of the Saint Louis Zoological Park Subdistrict?

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