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Dayton food pantry fights to stay open in battle with city hall

The owner of a food pantry in east Dayton will try to convince a land use board to allow the organization to distribute food from the warehouse.

Nicole Adkins, executive director of With God’s Grace, is seeking a use variance to allow her nonprofit to operate a food pantry at 622 Springfield St.

Adkins’ request will be considered tonight at the Northeast Priority Land Use Board meeting tonight at Kiser School.

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City zoning officials said With God’s Grace needs to apply for a change in occupancy and get its plans approved by the Board of Zoning Appeals.

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Improvements are needed to upgrade the property from a warehouse to a place where people can assemble, officials said.

Lines outside of the Springfield Street property have generated complaints from neighbors about parking headaches and safety concerns.

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The land use board will send a recommendation to the Board of Zoning Appeals after tonight’s hearing.

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