The plan for an outdoor beer garden serving suds from a converted shipping container in Centennial Park will be allowed to ferment a little longer.
Council shelved the idea for a second time last week, saying it wants to see the city’s Parks and Recreation Master Plan completed first.
A numbered company has proposed a casual outdoor beer garden on the former MacLean Centre grounds, with a food truck, an area for garden games and a bar serving alcohol from a modified Sea Can.
The site already has a 20-space parking lot, nearby washrooms and picnic tables.
Councillors said it was premature to grant approval now before the master plan is done or a possible request for proposals is issued.
Two objections were raised. An organizer with Artzcape by the Bay was concerned the beer garden could impinge on its event space, and a nearby apartment dweller said people drinking in the park every day could create noise and other problems.