The real estate tax rate in Arlington County will hold steady, but tax bills will increase.

The Arlington County Board plans to maintain the current tax rate of 95.8 cents per $100 of a property’s assessed value for its $1 billion fiscal 2012 budget. That rate includes sewer fees.

The average homeowner will see a 1.4 percent increase — or $7 more — compared to last year’s bill.

The board’s budget was able to restore several programs and services not found in County Manager Barbara Donnellan’s proposed budget.

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