Sussex County is retaining its leadership and legal team for another year.

County Council, at its Jan. 2 meeting, selected Councilman Michael H. Vincent, of Seaford, as president of the body for the eighth year in a row. The council re-elected Councilman George B. Cole, of Ocean View, as vice president.

As president, Vincent will continue to preside over all council meetings in 2018, with Cole substituting as the presiding officer anytime Vincent is unable to attend.

The council also approved J. Everett Moore Jr. to re-appointment as county attorney. Moore serves as the elected body’s chief counsel.

Staff from the Moore & Rutt and Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze law firms will represent the Board of Adjustment and Planning & Zoning Commission respectively as assistant county attorneys.