Local Government: Continued Erosion of Faith and Trust

Author Archives: Jonathan Sweet

About Jonathan Sweet

Jonathan D. Sweet is the County Administrator for Grayson County, Virginia. He is an ICMA Credentialed Manager with more than 12 years of senior level experience in county and city government.

Website: http://www.graysoncountyva.com

Local Government: Continued Erosion of Faith and Trust

Posted on March 11th, by Jonathan Sweet in About the Public Sector. 2 comments

The Effects of ‘Community Warming’ 

Local governments, public servants and their respective communities across the country are beginning to face the wrath of a phenomenon known as ‘Community Warming’.  This drastic change in community climate is a direct result of manmade environmental conditions that have led to the continued erosion of faith, confidence … Read More »


Conflict of Interest – Taking a More Aggressive Approach to Protecting the Integrity of Public Service

Posted on February 1st, by Jonathan Sweet in About the Public Sector, Trends. No Comments

As public servants we are all fully cognizant of the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act (promulgated from the Political Reform Act of 1974) and the prescribed requirements for disclosing our financial interests and avoiding such conflicts.  Most all of us have attended a conflict of interest (COI) seminar at some point in … Read More »