The agreed proposals are branded 'nebulous, vague, hazy, obscure, indistinct, unclear, indefinite, murky, blurred, formless and featureless.'
Council leader Raymond Bremner says it 'allows for significant investment to take place and protect jobs across our communities.'
The group wants £20 million to end the decades-long wait for a new St Clements special school and £30 million for roads over three years.
They say the budget has 'no real substance' and question if it 'will in fact cover the financial gap.'
The MSP warns that 'it is practically impossible' for Highland homes to meet proposed energy performance standard.
The EIS found staff 'have sustained physical injuries' while many considered leaving the profession altogether.
It comes as the notice of election is published after the resignation of LibDem councillor Colin Aitken.
From taxes to roads to fees, we take you through some of the main points of the £602 million budget.
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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.'
The primary is around 10 per cent higher than the national average while the academy is more than 17 per cent higher.
Club chairman Ross Morrison says the council or 'certain members of it, seem hellbent on killing the club by abusing their powers.'
593 staff past and present were overpaid and now face salary reductions, debt recovery and legal action to force the return of cash.
The club says it is ‘absolutely bewildered’ and is considering legal action, accusing the local authority of ‘nimbyism’.
The Greens MSP says 'I am actively advocating for the establishment of a dedicated degree-level course in horticulture and business skills.'
The Inverness and Nairn MSP says of Humza Yousaf's pick that 'no one has put more effort into A9 dualling than Fiona'