CLLR Judith Critchley has been elected chairman of Frodsham Town Council following the resignation, for business reasons, of former chairman Alan Oulton.
The retired civil servant was previously chairman from February 2016 when she succeeded Mike Pusey when he stepped down, also for business reasons.
She was in turn succeeded by the former councillor Oulton last year.
Cllr Critchley represents the Lakes Ward.
She is also a member of Kingsley Parish Council, where she is currently chairman.