Edwin Reyes, who served as 8th District Commissioner on the Cook County Board from 2010 to 2014, has returned to Cook County government, The Daily Line has learned. Reyes assumed his seat representing the city’s Northwest Side when Roberto Maldonado left to become 26th Ward Alderman, with the backing of then-33rd Ward Ald. Dick Mell and 31st Ward Democratic Committeeman Joe Berrios. Reyes is now a Planning and Preparedness Manager at the Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM), administration spokesperson Frank Shuftan confirmed. He started on May 30.