Elections to Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council were held on 4 May 2000. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was


Ellesmere Port and Neston Local Election Result 2000
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 12 -1 75.0
  Conservative 3 +1 18.8
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 6.3