Longview District 4 Councilwoman Kristen Ishihara tonight will host the fourth in a series of community meetings to gather input on how to spend $7.4 million in bonds at several parks around Longview are planned.

The Patterson Park community meeting is set for 6 p.m. at Longview Christian School, 1236 Pegues Place.

City staff is collecting public input that will be used, along with studies, engineering and surveying, to put together a final plan of improvements for Stamper/Womack, Lois Jackson, Spring Creek, Patterson and McWhorter parks, Parks and Recreation Director Scott Caron has said. Those parks were identified for improvements in the $24.71 million parks bond proposition that voters approved in November.

District 1 Councilman Ed Moore will host the final community meeting, on McWhorter Park, at 7 p.m. July 9 at Pine Tree ISD’s Community Center at 1701 Pine Tree Road.