PITTSBURG -- The City Council voted to change pensions for new, non-police employees from 2 percent at 55 to 2 percent at 60.

The change applies to employees hired after July 9, 2011.

These employees will receive 2 percent of their final salaries for every year they have worked at age 60 rather than at 55. In addition, final salaries for new employees will be based on average pay for the final three years of employment, rather than the final year of pay.

The maximum annual cost-of-living adjustment for new employees will be 2 percent, compared with 3 percent for existing employees.

The city has about 165 non-police employees.

The council passed the change by a 5-0 vote Tuesday evening.