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DATE January 31, 2019 CITY OF DALLAS

TO Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council
SUBJECT Employment Contract Between VisitDallas and Phillip Jones

Attached for your information are copies of the prior and current employment contract between
VisitDallas and Phillip Jones, the organization’s president and chief executive officer.

Councilman Griggs recently requested this information and VisitDallas has provided it. I am providing
these documents to the Mayor and City Council because they pertain to the Audit of VisitDallas report
issued on January 4, 2019, by the Office of the City Auditor, which will be briefed to Government
Performance and Financial Management Committee at its special called meeting on Tuesday, February
19, 2019 at 2 p.m.

Should you have questions, please contact Joey Zapata, Assistant City Manager, or Rosa Fleming, Interim
Director of Convention and Event Services.

T.C. Broadnax
City Manager

c: Chris Caso, City Attorney (Interim) Jon Fortune, Assistant City Manager
Carol A. Smith, City Auditor (Interim) Joey Zapata, Assistant City Manager
Bilierae Johnson, City Secretary Nadia Chandler Hardy, Assistant City Manager and Chief Resilience Officer
Preston Robinson, Administrative Judge M. Elizabeth Reich, Chief Financial Officer
Kimberly Bizor Tolbert, Chief of Staff to the City Manager Laila Alequresh, Chief Innovation Officer
Majed A. Al-Ghafry, Assistant City Manager Directors and Assistant Directors

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