Councillor Brian Blakeley is vice chair, again, following a unanimous vote.
Both thanked the outgoing chair, Councillor Jeanette Chamberlain-Jones, for all her hard work throughout the past year. Cllr Chamberlain-Jones handed over three cheques to her chosen charities, St Kentigern's Hospice, £2,000, Rhyl Lifeboat, £2,000 and £1,000 for Vision Support, from money raised during her time as chair. CllrBartley has named the Rev Wayne Roberts as chaplain for the year ahead and his chosen charities are St Kentigern's and Ty Gobaith/Hope House Hospice.
* Cllr Raymond Bartley, right, is the new county council chair.