From taxes to roads to fees, we take you through some of the main points of the £602 million budget.
Raymond Bremner says an extra £60 million would go ‘some way towards us being able to invest in important capital projects.’
Focus on attainment was lost as councillors defend officials over a 'judgmental' education report critical of primary school staff.
Council leader Raymond Bremner said: 'It has been our priority to protect jobs and services wherever possible.'
But there is little information on roads spending as the £602.5 million budget seeks to plug a £65 million blackhole.
Councillor Helen Crawford says asking 'teachers to mark more generously' is 'just a big sticking plaster.'
593 staff past and present were overpaid and now face salary reductions, debt recovery and legal action to force the return of cash.
The Greens MSP says 'I am actively advocating for the establishment of a dedicated degree-level course in horticulture and business skills.'
She says she accepts the sanction adding 'being a councillor in these conditions is extremely trying and stressful.'
He says 'decisions by SNP and Green ministers in Edinburgh that will have a real impact on life here in the Highlands.'
MSP Edward Mountain said it was 'beyond belief' and that the responsible parties should help pay the money back.
Highland Council has received advance notice of a full planning application.
Labour and Tory MSPs slam First Minister for avoiding responsibility for Scottish Government decisions and again blaming Westminster.
By extending its repayment on three Public Private Partnerships it would get a £68 million windfall but increase debt by £146 million.
He says the stop 'places in great jeopardy the refurbishment of Raigmore’s maternity unit and projects in Caithness and Lochaber.'
A government spokesman says Westminster's failure to 'inflation-proof its capital budget' resulted in a 'nearly a 10 per cent real-terms cut.'
The cash will go to non-essential maintenance but there are concerns about the 'potential affordability impacts.'
Bosses continue to play down evidence, want to deal with complaints 'informally' offer victims and alleged perpetrators 'similar support'.
Japanese giant Sumitomo Electric Industries will produce trans-national subsea cables for the renewables sector.
She says 'I’m reminded dozens of times a day of the cost of being in the union.'