Historic Preservation, Oct. 18 The State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation (SACHP) will meet Oct. 18 and 19 in Portland’s Laurelhurst neighborhood to tour and consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. Thursday, Oct. 18: SACHP will depart at 1 p.m. from the Laurelhurst Club, 3721 SE Ankeny St., Portland for a tour of several properties of the proposed nominations. The tour is open to the public and expected to conclude by 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19: SACHP will meet at 9 a.m. at the Laurelhurst Club to consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. The meeting is open to the public. Friday’s meeting agenda: a presentation by the national register program coordinator, and hearings of the six proposed nominations. Hearings will begin at 10:15 a.m. For specific hearing times, refer to the online agenda: www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/NATREG/Pages/nrhp_sachphome.aspx The committee will review six proposed nominations: the Kiernan House, Portland; Charles O. and Carie C. Blakely House, Portland; Daniel C. and Katie A. McDonald House, Portland; Charles O. Sigglin Flats, Portland; Central Oregon Canal Historic District, Ward Road to Gosney Road in unincorporated Deschutes County; and the Laurelhurst Historic District, Portland. Nominations recommended by the SACHP go to the National Park Service, which maintains the Register under the authority of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. The SACHP is a nine-member governor-appointed citizen commission with credentials in many historic preservation-related fields. The meeting site is accessible to people with disabilities. Special accommodations for the meeting may be made with at least three days of advance notice by calling (503) 986-0690. More information about the National Register of Historic Places process is online at www.oregonheritage.org (click on “National Register” at left of page).