A committee studying anticipated changes to the Milford school system will hold a public forum next week to get input from the public. The forum is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m. at the Jonathan Law High School auditorium. \u201cEnrollment in the Milford Public Schools has been on the decline for several years \u2014 and it is projected to continue in the years to come,\u201d school officials said in a prepared release. \u201cObviously, enrollment directly impacts our district in many ways \u2014 for now and into the future \u2014 including the areas of staffing, facilities, configuration, programming and budget.\u201d The committee is looking beyond today and planning for a school district that meets the community needs over the coming years. \u201cIn order to plan ahead in a thoughtful, purposeful, and responsible way, the Long Range Planning Committee was formed last year and has been working under the guidance of consultants Milone and MacBroom, Inc. for the past seven months,\u201d according to a district press release. \u201cThis committee has been deeply involved in the review of substantial amounts of material, data, and statistics \u2014 all central to future Milford Public Schools planning.\u201d All of the materials are available on the school board website at milforded.org. Go to the Board of Education tab and select Long Range Planning. At this point in their research, the Long Range Planning Committee wants to hear from the community. Next week\u2019s public forum has been planned so any member of the community may share his or her thoughts on the Milford Public Schools of the future. \u201cIt is highly recommended that all people interested in this event review the materials [on the website] prior to attending the forum,\u201d school officials said.