Mayor Matt Brown addressed the public on Wednesday, stating he will not be resigning as mayor. He will return to his duties as of June 22, 2016.
Brown apologized repeatedly in his statement, saying he deeply regrets his actions.
Ward 5 Councillor Maureen Cassidy will also remain in her position on council.
The announcement comes after both Brown and Cassidy admitted to having an inappropriate relationship.
Brown assures Londoners that he will work hard over the next 2 and a half years to restore their trust in him, and that he will maintain a professional relationship with Cassidy.