NEWBURYPORT – Robert Germinara has taken out nomination papers to run for an at-large seat on the City Council.

He is a resident of 2 Ashland St. and is an independent businessman.

Germinara, a Newbury­port native, is a member of the Committee for an Open Waterfront and has attended scores of meetings focusing on the waterfront.

The council has 11 members, six from wards and five elected at large. 

A campaign poster Germinara created suggested that his election slogan will be “For the People.”

Candidates must have 50 certified signatures to qualify for the election.

Candidates must submit papers by Aug. 8. The preliminary election is Sept. 19 and the biennial municipal election is Nov. 7.

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